• College basketball players who were snubbed from rankings

    CBS Sports "With 357 teams comprising Division I college basketball, there was only room for 0.28 players per team on our list of the sport's top 101 players that was published in November. Sure, the Ivy League and a couple other teams have since dropped out of the 2020-21 season, but when..." January 20

  • Federal judge rules in favor of Zion Williamson, deems marketing deal void

    The Score "A federal judge in North Carolina granted New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson partial judgment on Wednesday in his lawsuit against Gina Ford and Prime Sports Marketing, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach. The judge ruled that the deal Williamson signed..." January 20

  • NCAA announces dates for preliminary March Madness rounds

    ESPN "The NCAA announced on Tuesday its dates for the preliminary rounds of the 2021 men's basketball tournament, which will take place entirely in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. The tournament will tip off Thursday, March 18, with the First Four games. The first round will..." January 19

  • Penn State men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry incurs $10,000 fine, public reprimand

    Centre Daily Times "Penn State men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry earned Penn State an institutional fine of $10,000 from the Big Ten and a public reprimand for his actions following Penn State’s loss to Purdue on Sunday. “We are disappointed in Jim Ferry’s actions..." January 19

  • Boston College-Virginia Tech men's basketball game postponed due to COVID-19

    CBS Boston " The contest between Boston College and Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball teams scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed, due to a positive COVID-19 test within the BC program. The Atlantic Coast Conference made the announcement on Tuesday, noting that contact..." January 19

  • Former BYU basketball coach Tony Ingle dies at 68

    KSL "More than a footnote in the program history of the BYU men's basketball program, Tony Ingle's life was always about coaching and mentoring. Right up until the very end. Ingle died Monday, his son and Timpanogos High boys' basketball coach..." January 19

  • TCU men’s basketball games postponed this week as Jamie Dixon tests positive for COVID

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has tested positive for COVID-19. Dixon made the announcement on social media Monday night, shortly after the Big 12 announced that it had postponed TCU’s games against Texas Tech and Texas this..." January 19

  • Michigan State basketball's Tom Izzo cautious but thinks Big Ten, NCAA tourneys will go on

    Detroit Free Press "Despite ongoing COVID-19 issues within his program the past week, Michigan State basketball’s Tom Izzo is not ready to throw away the college basketball season. But he also expressed a growing anxiety of what might happen next. “I think we're gonna make..." January 19

  • 5 NBA draft prospects on the rise in college basketball

    Larry Brown Sports "This season will prove to be one of the most difficult for NBA scouts. College teams are playing in fits and starts, with schedules constantly changing. Teams are practicing less often and playing adjusted schedules. This year’s draft class also features a healthy mix of one-and-done..." January 19

  • Duke unranked for first time since 2016

    Yardbarker "The men's basketball team of the Duke Blue Devils has made some unfortunate history.  As noted by an ESPN piece, Duke has fallen out of the Associated Press men's basketball top 25 for the first time since Feb. 8, 2016. The unbeaten Gonzaga Bulldogs remain No...." January 18

  • Three-star big man Tyrone Baker commits to Georgia

    247 Sports "Tyrone Baker, a six-foot-nine and 190-pound big man out of Fort Bend (Texas) Hightower, has committed to Tom Crean and Georgia, he tells 247Sports. "I am going to Georgia," Baker told 247Sports. "Georgia was the only school where I had a relationship..." January 18

  • Coach Fred Hoiberg tests positive for COVID-19 as Nebraska Cornhuskers extend pause

    ESPN "Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and the program said it would continue to pause activities for a minimum of seven more days. Nebraska said that 12 members of the program, including Hoiberg and seven players, have..." January 17

  • NBA Fans Go Crazy Over ‘Inexplicable’ Sequence In College Basketball

    Fadeaway World "NBA and basketball fans, in general, found a very weird situation in college basketball in recent days when a live broadcast caught something that didn’t seem to be possible for plenty of people. Sometimes you find things that don’t seem to have a rational explanation but..." January 17

  • Indianapolis' 'once-in-a-lifetime' March Madness will go on — because for NCAA, it has to

    USA Today "Against a difficult financial backdrop, in the midst of a global pandemic, the NCAA is going to try something unprecedented. The association announced Jan. 4 it would host the entire Division I men's basketball tournament in central Indiana, even as the..." January 17

  • Baylor's Kim Mulkey: NCAA basketball season goes on because 'almighty dollar' trumps health

    ESPN "Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey, who returned to the sideline Saturday for the first time since Dec. 19, said she is feeling OK physically after having experienced COVID-19. But when asked if she is concerned about the season being completed amid a pandemic, she didn't mince..." January 17

  • Oklahoma State-Oklahoma men's basketball game postponed due to COVID-19

    Fox 23 " Saturday’s men’s basketball matchup between the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys has been postponed, a source told FOX23 Sports Director Nathan Thompson on Friday. The first of this season’s Bedlam games will be held off as the Cowboys deal with..." January 15

  • NCAA changes bracketing for 2021 men's basketball tournament

    USA Today "The NCAA men's basketball tournament being played in one location – Indiana – this year isn't only a logistical anomaly. The seeding of this year's tournament for the 68 teams will be different too.  While the committee ranks every team ahead of the..." January 15

  • South Carolina coach Frank Martin tests positive for COVID-19 for second time

    Yardbarker "On Thursday, the South Carolina Gamecocks confirmed that men's basketball head coach Frank Martin and two of his staff members wouldn't be traveling for Saturday's game at the LSU Tigers due to health and safety protocols related to COVID-19.  On Friday,..." January 15