CBB

The 5’6 kid who defended Zion Williamson without backing down goes viral again

March 21, 2020

What are we supposed to do in a world without sports? It’s a question so many people have been asking themselves in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. As the spread of the virus has led to the cancelation of the NCAA tournament and the suspension of the NBA season, sports fans are left to […]

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The final men’s college basketball poll has Kansas on top

March 18, 2020

William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports The 2019-20 college basketball season came to an abrupt close thanks to continued concerns about the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. We didn’t get all of the conference tournaments or any of the NCAA tournament as a result, but the AP released one final poll of the season on Wednesday, March 18. […]

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How does canceling the NCAA tournament impact college athletics? We asked some experts

March 17, 2020

We’ve barely begun to scratch the surface on the countless ways the Covid-19 outbreak will impact higher education. It’s safe to assume that canceling the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, along with the entire spring sports schedule, affects more than just the athletes who won’t get a chance to complete their seasons. The NCAA tournament is […]

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9 men’s college basketball stories that didn’t get the ending they deserved

March 17, 2020

For the first time since its inception in 1939, there will be no NCAA tournament this season. The threat of the coronavirus pandemic has canceled March Madness just as the major conference tournaments were beginning to kick off. There will be no Selection Sunday, no bracket pools, no One Shining Moment. It was a correct […]

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The Big East tournament quarterfinals lasted for one eerie, pointless half

March 17, 2020

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK — For college basketball fans in New York, Big East tournament Thursday is more than the quarterfinal day. It’s a ritual started 40 years ago and perfected slowly over time. It starts that morning with a call into work. You can’t make it in today. Came down with […]

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NCAA cancels March Madness, all other sports in response to Covid-19 pandemic

March 13, 2020

The NCAA has canceled the men’s and women’s 2020 college basketball tournaments out of fear of Covid-19, the league announced Thursday afternoon. The NCAA has canceled all remaining winter and spring championships other than basketball, too. “The decision is based on the evolving Covid-19 public health threat,” the NCAA said in a statement, “our ability […]

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Fred Hoiberg diagnosed with influenza following health scare at Big Ten tournament

March 12, 2020

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has been released from the hospital and diagnosed with influenza following a scary scene at the 2020 Big Ten tournament on Wednesday. Hoiberg was feeling ill before the game, but said he was cleared to coach by a Big Ten tournament doctor. He was shown struggling on the bench […]

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Bracketology 2020: NC State the biggest winner of a surreal Wednesday

March 12, 2020

Devon Daniels and NC State did what they absolutely had to do on Wednesday afternoon. Now the Wolfpack will get a shot at locking up a bid with a win over Duke.Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The sports world’s response to Covid-19 cascaded Wednesday, with the NCAA first deciding that March Madness would be played with […]

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Bracketology 2020: The bubble is about to boil over

March 11, 2020

Xavier defeated Georgetown on March 1st, but has dropped two in a row since. That puts the Musketeers on the bubble heading into the Big East Tournament.Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports On Tuesday, five teams were originally scheduled to secure their places in the 2020 NCAA tournament. However, that number became six yesterday morning, when the […]

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The NCAA tournament needs to be played in empty gyms

March 11, 2020

Photo by Scott Varley/MediaNews Group/Torrance Daily Breeze via Getty Images The NCAA isn’t used to doing anything quickly. From cost of attendance, to name, image and likeness rights, to player safety, NCAA tends to act only when the legal system requires it. Otherwise, when faced with a potentially difficult decision, their impulse has been to […]

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