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.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/8W 88-79
- 11/13L 84-82
- 11/16W 75-65
- 11/19W 77-50
- 11/2215L 80-78
- 11/24W 96-83
- 11/29W 73-58
- 12/3W 90-54
- 12/8W 109-59
- 12/18L 74-63
- 12/21L 70-68
- 12/29W 74-57
- 1/4W 78-64
- 1/8W 79-77
- 1/11W 60-59
- 1/14W 89-85
- 1/18W 80-76
- 1/21W 84-82
- 1/25W 69-67
- 1/29W 90-76
- 2/1W 73-63
- 2/5L 99-90
- 2/811L 91-90
- 2/11W 82-78
- 2/15L 88-82
- 2/1810L 79-76
- 2/22W 86-80
- 2/26L 81-66
- 2/29W 64-50
- 3/4L 99-90
- 3/7W 94-64
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The SEC's foul rate has not come down along with the rest of college hoops'. Is the culprit officials, style of play or both?
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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!
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Courtside: Dickie V on his annual Gala, plans to start college basketball and Will Wade offering payment to recruits
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by discussing Dan Gavitt’s options for starting college basketball, the feasibility of his plans and how he’s filling the leadership void in the sport. Then, Dickie V stops by (13:37) to talk about the 2020 Dick Vitale Gala, raising $7 million for charity during the pandemic, his thoughts on starting the season and Gavitt’s potential start dates, the breaking news of Will Wade offering payment to recruits, and his new book “The Lost Season.” Later, the guys get into the arrogance of LSU, why there needs to be harsh punishment if the NCAA wants to stop cheating and Seth’s annoyance with the poor defense in the NBA playoffs (38:32).
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by stating the obvious: They don’t know anything about when, how or if college basketball will be played. Then the guys run through players that are still deciding whether they’ll stay in the NBA Draft or return to college, what Michigan State will look like next year if Xavier Tillman leaves and the impact of Filip Petrusev going pro on Gonzaga. Plus, they discuss how many difference-makers are in the draft, what the G League looks like this season and Europe basketball leagues being hit hard by the pandemic.
Who among Gonzaga's prized trio will return? Does Luka Garza take a shot at the draft? What transfers will be eligible next season? Jeff Borzello discusses all of these concerns and more.
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