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— Foster Loyer made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 20 points to lead No. 13 Michigan State in an 83-67 win over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night at the...
- Izzo returns to coach Michigan St. after isolating
- Eight top hoops teams to play over two nights
- Michigan State coach Izzo tests positive for virus
- Ex-MSU player Washington won't face charges
College basketball was one of the first sports canceled in March. Since then, the sport and its players have seen nearly every league at every level return. Now, it's finally time for college basketball's return.
Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).
Jay Bilas has collected his preseason thoughts on college basketball ... and binge-worthy shows ... and tacos. As always, you're welcome.
From Iowa to Illinois to Gonzaga, these are the players who could make this somewhat strange season special.
After a positive COVID-19 test and isolating at home, Tom Izzo resumed leading his Michigan State team Monday.
The top eight teams remained unchanged after national signing week, but Auburn, UNLV and Dayton all jumped up the rankings.
Dick Vitale identifies some of his favorite players in college basketball, from his top diaper dandy to his No. 1 dipsy-doo dunkeroo.
Eight of the top 13 teams in college basketball will highlight a two-night slate of marquee games from the Champions Classic and Jimmy V Men's Classic at the start of December.
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series continues with the Big Ten.
Emoni Bates is No. 1 in the 2022 recruiting class. Chet Holmgren is No. 1 in the 2021 class. They'll square off Thursday, and will be joined by additional phenoms.
Courtside: Tom Izzo talks about his coronavirus diagnosis, and the guys preview the Big East and the Big 12 with the help of Kevin Willard and Bob Huggins
Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).
Kentucky went from being outside of the top 25 of the 2021 men's college basketball recruiting class rankings to No. 6, while Michigan is now No. 1.
Greenberg and Dakich preview the 2020 NBA Draft with ESPN draft expert Mike Schmitz, discussing LaMelo Ball and the Ball family, talent vs. intangibles, Luka Dončić’s success impacting international scouting, Anthony Edwards’ scoring ability, the depth in this draft, Obi Toppin’s “it” factor, which college players he’s excited to watch this season, and the importance of pick-and-roll defense.
Tom Izzo tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. He will isolate for 10 days and can return to the team Nov. 17 at the earliest.
Courtside: Jay Bilas on why this isn't the time for the amateurism debate and a deep dive on transferring in college basketball
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullen’s role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isn’t the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even clearer, his No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and a deep dive on transferring in college hoops (9:23).
John Gasaway breaks down the biggest concerns standing in the way of each of the top men's college basketball teams.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has decided not to file sexual assault charges against former Michigan State basketball player Brock Washington because "witness testimony and other information" did not support it.
ESPN is canceling plans to host eight of its men's college basketball events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports property at Walt Disney World, which was the site for the NBA's bubble.
We're less than a month from the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season. Kentucky, which received some good transfer news last week, makes a move in our latest ranking.
Oregon is a surprise No. 1, Duke is close behind at No. 2 -- and (in a plot twist) Kentucky is currently nowhere to be found in the top 25.
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.
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!
Points Per Game75.962nd
Rebounds Per Game40.622nd
Assists Per Game17.77th
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