• Duke's Mike Krzyzewski offers assurance: We will have March Madness

    Sporting News "If you’re a college basketball fan looking for assurances from on high, now isn’t a bad time to hear from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. “We’re going to have March Madness,” he said Wednesday on a Zoom call with reporters. That felt like a needed..." October 28

  • Purdue Pete Was Wasted and Got Arrested at a McDonald's For Battery

    The Big Lead "A Purdue student was arrested at 2 a.m. on October 11 at a McDonald's in West Lafayette. Why is that a story on this website? Because that student, Joseph Desmond, performs as the school's mascot, the wildly creepy Purdue Pete. Police were called to the..." October 28

  • Florida State coach talks Knicks draft target Devin Vassell: 'His decision-making comes in crystal clear'

    SNY TV "Let’s start here with Florida State’s Devin Vassell: Several teams with a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft, including the Knicks, have Vassell on their radar. According to teams monitoring Vassell’s situation, New York has been in regular contact with people around..." October 27

  • Conference games should be priority

    CBS Sports "The plan is to still have non-league games this college basketball season -- and that'll likely remain the plan unless this getting-worse-by-the-day pandemic makes it something close to impossible. But, that said, news on Monday that ESPN is pulling the plug on the NBA-like bubble it..." October 26

  • ESPN abandons plans for college basketball bubble in Orlando

    The Score "ESPN's plans to create a bubble atmosphere in Orlando for men's college basketball tournaments this upcoming season have broken down, The Athletic's Seth Davis reports. The network and NCAA's differing stances towards the Centers for Disease Control and..." October 26

  • John Calipari didn't watch Chris Mack video but heard 'there was a lot of whining on it'

    USA Today "Chris Mack reignited the intensity of the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry with an inflammatory Twitter video last month. John Calipari claims he did not even watch it. "I didn’t," Calipari said. "Somebody told me about it. I can’t even..." October 26

  • Arizona adds 4-star 2021 guard Shane Dezonie amid alleged recruitment violations

    Tuscon "Shane Dezonie might have been a late addition to Arizona’s recruiting radar, but the Wildcats apparently were always on his. The 6-foot-4 Brewster Academy wing, who became the second player to commit to Arizona’s 2021 recruiting class Sunday, chose the Wildcats over ASU,..." October 26

  • Arizona receives notice of allegations from NCAA

    Sportsnaut "Arizona’s athletic department announced Friday that the men’s basketball program received a notice of allegations from the NCAA. The university didn’t release details of the allegations against the program. “In order to protect the integrity of the..." October 24

  • Who should Penn State basketball hire?

    CBS Sports "Just a little over eight months ago, Penn State basketball cracked the top 10 for the first time since 1996. The Nittany Lions were 20-5 and jockeying for a top spot in the Big Ten standings while ninth-year coach Pat Chambers received adulation for finally breaking through in a tough..." October 23

  • NJCAA blanket waiver ensures juco athletes won't lose eligibility in 2020-21 season

    ESPN "The National Junior College Athletic Association board of regents approved a blanket waiver on Thursday for all sports in the 2020-21 season, meaning athletes at 512 member institutions in 45 states will not lose a year of eligibility regardless of their levels of participation this..." October 23