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Looking at the best potential college basketball nonconference matchups with a local flair

While keeping health and safety considerations at the forefront, here are the most entertaining local nonconference matchups we'd like to see this season.

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Inside the frenzy to save college basketball's nonconference season

The NCAA cleared a path for the 2020-21 college basketball season to begin. Now comes the tough part.


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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich talk to John Calipari about his idea of playing college basketball in August

Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about the cost and difficulties of putting together a bubble, Anthony Davis’ game-winning shot, and bubble fatigue for NBA players. Then Kentucky head coach John Calipari joins the pod to discuss his idea of playing college basketball in August, the necessity of playing “buy games” this season, the unlikelihood of fans in Rupp Arena and what recruiting via Zoom has taught him about recruiting during the summer (9:38).

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Same as it ever was? Look closely, and 2020-21 college basketball season has plenty of precedent

Afraid of the altered look of the upcoming college basketball season? Relax. Even in our brave, new world, much of what's to come is not new.

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Bracketologists speak: What tourney forecasters expect from odd 2020-21 season

Joe Lunardi and Charlie Creme look ahead to March and size up how the NCAA hoops tournaments might look like.

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