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Less than a month from the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season, many schools do not have firm plans in place to accommodate spectators in arenas.
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Lots of players moved destinations this offseason. Here are the programs that fared the best on the college basketball free-agent market and those that saw a slew of unforeseen departures.
Former Purdue center Matt Haarms, the nation's top available transfer, committed to BYU on Thursday.
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Selection Sunday 2020 will not take place, but these teams were still in play for a bid before conference tourneys and the NCAA tournament were canceled.
Can Baylor bounce back? Which Big Ten team will emerge? Who can stop Dayton? Conference tournaments hold the answers.
Jordan Ford hit a pull-up jumper with 1.4 seconds to go, giving Saint Mary’s a 51-50 win over No. 14 BYU in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals Monday night.
Your updated source for all of the latest on the NCAA men's tournament bubble.
The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).
The Jayhawks remain No. 1 in the rankings, but several other teams are unsettled heading into Champ Week.
Kansas continues to lead the rankings, but another wild weekend results in more shuffling for several programs.
Yoeli Childs scored a career-high 38 points and No. 17 BYU completed a perfect February as it rallied for a 81-64 victory over Pepperdine on Saturday.
Should the WCC be considered a basketball power conference? Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary's have helped its case.
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing how the Final Four is any team's to take, every year. Then they welcome Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon to the show to discuss Anthony Cowan's consistency, Jalen Smith's transformation, his unofficial assistant Scott Van Pelt and College GameDay coming to College Park (11:24). Later, the guys get into Kentucky stalling out on offense, how Memphis bungled the James Wiseman situation, West Coast hoops, and they pick a few games (26:36).
The Baylor-Kansas winner was going to claim the top spot anyway, but Gonzaga and San Diego State both losing made it an easy call.
Yoeli Childs scored 28 points to help No. 23 BYU upset second-ranked Gonzaga 91-78 on Saturday night and end the Bulldogs’ 19-game winning streak.