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.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/8L 81-71
- 11/14W 90-49
- 11/17W 92-55
- 11/23W 80-67
- 11/247L 48-45
- 11/26W 67-65
- 12/3W 71-67
- 12/7W 77-65
- 12/11W 88-79
- 12/14W 79-59
- 12/18L 96-56
- 12/21L 67-60
- 12/28W 98-81
- 1/425L 75-47
- 1/9W 82-76
- 1/119L 78-69
- 1/1620L 68-61
- 1/18W 83-64
- 1/2522W 66-65
- 1/29L 67-65
- 2/1W 87-83
- 2/6W 84-66
- 2/8W 66-64
- 2/13W 74-69
- 2/16W 80-75
- 2/2014W 77-72
- 2/22W 74-73
- 2/27L 75-72
- 2/29L 71-61
- 3/5L 90-83
- 3/7W 83-74
- Full Schedule
Dick Vitale gives his top teams for the upcoming season based on players returning and players lost, coaching and the VBDI (Vitale Bald Dome Index), which is in overdrive, baby!
- Pac-12 gives hoops go-ahead for Nov. 25 start
- Transfer Woods gets waiver, can play for ASU
- Pac-12 postpones all sports through end of year
- Arizona State's Martin skipping draft to return
The Pac-12 announced Thursday that the conference's men's and women's basketball teams could begin their seasons on Nov. 25, the same day as the rest of the country.
Holland Woods, who averaged 17.7 points and 5.2 assists for Portland State last season and was the Vikings' all-time leader in assists and steals, is eligible to play this season after transferring to Arizona State.
The Bears are the new No. 1 in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for men's college basketball following the NBA draft deadline.
The Pac-12, following a decision from the Big Ten, voted to postpone all sports, including football and basketball, through the end of the year.
Arizona State guard Remy Martin is withdrawing from the NBA draft and will return to the Sun Devils for his senior season.
Alonzo Verge Jr., who declared for the NBA draft in April, is returning to Arizona State for his senior season.
Who among Gonzaga's prized trio will return? Does Luka Garza take a shot at the draft? What transfers will be eligible next season? Jeff Borzello discusses all of these concerns and more.
Ukrainian power forward Pavlo Dziuba has committed to Arizona State, he told ESPN's Jonathan Givony on Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 16-year-old thinks the Pac-12 gives him the best opportunity to showcase himself for NBA teams.
The top five teams remain the same, but there is movement in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for men's college basketball.
Arizona State and nearby Grand Canyon will start a two-year series in 2021, meeting for the first time in men's basketball in 40 years.
Arizona State basketball coach Bobby Hurley accused athletic director Ray Anderson of "disturbing" actions when dealing with harassment allegations against a prominent athletic booster in a December email.
Gonzaga, Texas and Indiana are among the teams that climbed in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 in men's college basketball for 2020-21.
Romello White, who averaged 10.2 points and 8.8 rebounds at Arizona State last season, has signed with Ole Miss as a graduate transfer.
Arizona State junior guard Alonzo Verge Jr. joined Remy Martin and Romello White in declaring for the NBA draft.
Iowa's Luka Garza, Baylor's Jared Butler and others haven't yet decided whether they'll enter the NBA draft, but their decisions will have a big effect on their college teams.
Virginia, Kansas and Wisconsin are among the teams that climbed in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 in men's college basketball for 2020-21.
Bob Huggins joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the abrupt end to the college basketball season, his major concerns with the possible one-time transfer rule and the decision-makers behind it, and West Virginia's run to the Final Four in 2010 (12:58). Later Mark Schlabach drops by to share his thoughts on "The Scheme," why the FBI is likely done investigating college basketball for now, and when we might hear more about the notices of allegations at Kansas, Arizona and LSU (39:04). Plus, the guys share their thoughts on the one-time transfer rule up for a vote in May (00:26).
A day after Arizona State landed prized Class of 2020 recruit Josh Christopher, Ohio State transfer Luther Muhammad announced he would be joining the Sun Devils.
Josh Christopher is the highest-ranked ESPN 100 prospect to pledge to the Sun Devils since James Harden committed in 2007.
Portland State transfer Holland Woods, a guard with one season of eligibility remaining, is headed home to the Valley of the Sun.
Arizona State junior big man Romello White is joining teammate Remy Martin in declaring for the NBA draft.