Everything is awesome (baby). Here are the players, teams and games Dickie V is getting geared up for with the season drawing nearer on the horizon.
The dust has largely settled on the transfer movement front, and some new national title contenders have emerged.
- Kelsey leaving Winthrop to coach Charleston
- BC names Charleston's Grant new head coach
- No. 19 Richmond pauses activities, cancels game
- CAA releases limited-travel basketball schedules
There are 57 new coaches in men's college basketball. We identified a distinct and fundamental challenge for each one.
Pat Kelsey is leaving a successful tenure at Winthrop to become College of Charleston's men's basketball coach.
Indiana, Utah and Marquette are among the big jobs still available. Loyola's Porter Moser remains the hottest name to watch.
Boston College has hired Earl Grant as its new head coach. He had been head coach at Charleston for the past seven seasons.
— Zach Walton scored 17 points and Camryn Winter 16 and Drexel beat Charleston 80-75 on Sunday night to advance to the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.
— Hunter McIntosh had 20 points as Elon snapped its eight-game losing streak, topping College of Charleston 66-55 on Sunday.
— Zep Jasper registered 16 points as College of Charleston beat Elon 71-53 on Saturday.
— Zep Jasper scored 17 points with seven rebounds as College of Charleston returned from a two-week COVID-19-related pause to sweep Towson 66-53 on Sunday.
— Zep Jasper matched his career high with 21 points as College of Charleston narrowly beat Towson 90-88 in double overtime on Saturday.
— Jahmyl Telfort came off the bench to score 16 points, reserve Chris Doherty scored on a tipin with 15.2 seconds to go and Northeastern defeated College of Charleston 68-66...
— Tyson Walker had 20 points, including the clinching free throws with 10.1 seconds left, as Northeastern edged past College of Charleston 67-62 on Saturday.
— Brenden Tucker had a career-high 35 points as College of Charleston narrowly defeated Drexel 73-68 on Sunday.
— Zep Jasper was fouled and made three free throws — his only attempts of the game —with one second left and College of Charleston edged Drexel 61-60 on Saturday.
— Payton Willis had 17 points as College of Charleston topped Delaware 66-59 on Sunday.
— Gianmarco Arletti had 21 points as Delaware edged College of Charleston 70-67 on Saturday in the first Colonial Athletic Conference game of the season for both teams.
— Justin Roberts and Corey Allen scored 20 points apiece as Georgia State got past College of Charleston 72-55 on Monday night.
— Cory Hightower came off the bench to score 17 points to carry Western Carolina to a 76-70 overtime win over College of Charleston on Friday night.
— Brenden Tucker had 16 points off the bench to lead College of Charleston to a 90-63 win over South Carolina State on Friday night.
— Jarrod West and Jannson Williams each posted 19 points as Marshall topped College of Charleston 84-72 on Wednesday night.
— Mike Bothwell had 26 points as Furman easily defeated College of Charleston 81-57 on Saturday.
No. 19 Richmond canceled Wednesday's game vs. Charleston and paused all activities due to COVID-19 concerns within the program.
— Freshman guard Caleb Love scored 17 points and No. 16 North Carolina ran off 17 straight second-half points to beat College of Charleston 79-60 in Wednesday night's season opener for both teams played in a largely empty arena.