College basketball season will start Nov. 25, but hurdles remain for UCLA and USC

The college basketball season will open Nov. 25, with or without UCLA and USC. The NCAA’s Division I council on Wednesday approved that start date, but it remained unclear whether teams such as the Bruins and Trojans that face stiffer government health restrictions than many of their Pac-12 Conference counterparts would be cleared to play […]

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Paul Finebaum calls for NCAA president Mark Emmert to be fired | Get Up

Paul Finebaum sounds off on NCAA president Mark Emmert’s handling of NCAA’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and calls for his firing. #NCAA #GetUp ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips to chair NCAA men’s hoops committee

Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips is in line to become chairman of the NCAA’s men’s basketball committee. | Sun-Times Media Phillips, who is in his fourth year on the committee, will spend the upcoming season as vice chair. INDIANAPOLIS — Northwestern vice president for athletics Jim Phillips was chosen Monday to chair the NCAA Division […]

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NCAA presents plan to bring athletes back to campus

The NCAA is taking steps to allow athletes to return to campus. | Keith Srakocic/AP The NCAA’s Division I Council voted last week to lift a moratorium on athletic activities starting Monday. That cleared the way for voluntary workouts and training to begin at team facilities.  The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to […]

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Jay Bilas isn’t sold on the NCAA’s latest moves | Get Up

Jay Bilas isn’t sold on the NCAA’s latest moves | Get Up Jay Bilas joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss the NCAA announcing its supports of a proposal that would allow student-athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness. #GetUp #NCAA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe […]

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The NCAA grants spring athletes an extra year of eligibility | Get Up

Jay Bilas joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up and reacts to the NCAA’s decision to approve an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes due to the coronavirus pandemic. #GetUp #NCAA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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Jay Williams feels sorry for players that will miss out on the NCAA Tournament | First Take

Stephen A. Smith expresses his frustrations about with the NCAA’s approach to handling the 2020 NCAA Tournament and Jay Williams feels for the players that will not be able to play in the tournament. #FirstTake #NCAA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to […]

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Was the NCAA right to cancel the men’s and women’s tournaments? | SportsCenter

Rece Davis, Sean Farnham and LaPhonso Ellis react to the NCAA’s decision to cancel the men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments. (3:34) Dick Vitale says there was no other choice to be made, but his heart pours out to the schools and players that were having great seasons. #ESPN #NCAA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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March Madness 2020 doomed with Duke, Kansas halting athletic activity

The cancellation of the NCAA Tournament appears near. Following the NCAA’s unprecedented decision to hold the men’s and women’s tournaments without fans in attendance, and the cancellation of every conference tournament, perennial contenders Duke and Kansas announced that they are each suspending all athletic competition for the foreseeable future due to coronavirus concerns. The Blue […]

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