Nebraska men’s basketball postpones fifth straight game due to COVID-19 Yardbarker

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More than one out of every four coaches surveyed say conference tournaments should not be held this season CBS Sports

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Detroit Mercy women’s basketball players accuse their head coach of abuse, NCAA violations Detroit Free Press

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Old Dominion men’s, women’s basketball teams pause due to COVID-19

Yardbarker

In what's been a rarity among schools during the coronavirus pandemic, both the men's and women's basketball teams of the Old Dominion Monarchs announced on Thursday that they are pausing activities due to COVID-19 issues.  

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Tennessee hiring Central Florida’s Danny White as athletics director

USA Today

Tennessee is hiring Central Florida’s Danny White as its athletics director, a person with knowledge of the move told USA TODAY Sports.

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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 our team of college basketball writers was deliberating who to include on the list, no one had dropped out of the season yet.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Duke unranked for first time since 2016

Yardbarker

The men's basketball team of the Duke Blue Devils has made some unfortunate history. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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John Calipari drops ball while questioning Kentucky’s player protest of Capitol violence

Yahoo! Sports

John Calipari has meticulously honed his reputation as a players’ coach.

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Thursday’s Michigan State-Iowa game postponed

The Gazette

Iowa’s scheduled home men’s basketball game against Michigan State Thursday night has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues within the Michigan State program.

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While Gonzaga and Baylor stand out, Juwan Howard is quietly building a contender at Michigan

Yahoo! Sports

Gonzaga looks like the team to beat this year, Baylor is a close second and the third hottest team in college basketball is … Michigan?

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UConn’s James Bouknight out indefinitely after elbow surgery

The Score

UConn star James Bouknight will be sidelined indefinitely after undergoing surgery Tuesday on his left elbow, the school announced Wednesday.

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Alabama’s Jordan Bruner out indefinitely with knee injury

SI

Alabama men's basketball forward Jordan Bruner is out indefinitely after he sustained a meniscus injury to his right knee Tuesday night at Kentucky. Bruner underwent a procedure Wednesday morning performed by Dr. Lyle Cain of Andrews Sports Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, Ala.

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Oregon men’s basketball program pauses activities due to COVID-19

Oregonian

Oregon men’s basketball has paused team activities due to COVID-19 and its games against Arizona and Arizona State this week are postponed, a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed to The Oregonian/OregonLive.

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Kentucky’s Ben Jordan dies — dead at 22

Larry Brown Sports

Kentucky two-sport athlete Ben Jordan has died.

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