Colorado basketball has paused team activities due to cases of COVID-19 within the program and has postponed its game against Arizona.
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Arizona has canceled its scheduled men's basketball home game Sunday against UTEP after a positive COVID-19 test in the Miners' program.
- Colorado pauses activity, Arizona game is off
- UTEP-Arizona off due to positive test for Miners
- Not yet cleared, Arizona's Kriisa to play in Estonia
- Arizona opener vs. Northern Arizona canceled
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich preview the Pac-12.
Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).
Arizona freshman guard Kerr Kriisa will return to his home country of Estonia to play with the senior national team in two FIBA Eurobasket qualifying games at the end of November, the school announced Tuesday. He has also not yet been cleared by the NCAA.
Arizona's season opener in men's basketball against Northern Arizona on Wednesday has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test in the Lumberjacks' program.
Josh Green, an Australian wing out of the University of Arizona, was selected by the Dallas Mavericks with the 18th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
Less than 24 hours out from the 2020 NBA draft, Olgun Uluc has compiled a final assessment of the prospects for Australian player Josh Green.
The NCAA's cases against schools involved in a federal probe into college basketball corruption haven't gone away ... but have moved slowly. Here's what we know about the state of each case.
Arizona freshman Daniel Batcho is out indefinitely after having knee surgery.
Courtside: Jay Bilas on why this isn't the time for the amateurism debate and a deep dive on transferring in college basketball
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullen’s role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isn’t the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even clearer, his No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and a deep dive on transferring in college hoops (9:23).
Arizona is eliminating 21 full-time jobs from its athletic department in an effort to trim spending by $30 million amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Courtside: Oklahoma State's Mike Boynton on Dee Mitchel, Cade Cunningham and the impact of coaching on his life
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about the lack of accountability in college basketball, the rampant cheating and the need for self-policing among coaches to save the sport. Then, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton hops on to discuss walk-on Dee Mitchell working a full-time job while playing basketball and going to school, what’s surprising him about the former No. 1 recruit Cade Cunningham, if there’s any jealousy in the locker room with a potential one-and-done teammate, the impact of coaching on his life, and his frustration watching coaches blatantly cheat and not get punished.
The University of Arizona has been charged with nine alleged rules violations, including five Level I charges, following a multiyear investigation of its men's basketball program, sources confirmed to ESPN on Sunday.
Arizona received its notice of allegations from the NCAA, the school announced Friday, but didn't provide further information.
Several college basketball programs' fortunes will rise or fall on the play of new faces in 2020-21. Here are the players most under the microscope.