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Why mid- and low-major college basketball programs are in big trouble without buy games

The University of Montana and others are in for a bleak financial reality, given the difficulty of scheduling major-conference opponents this fall.

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NON-CONFERENCE TALK

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.

KENTUCKY DRAMA?

Louisville coach Chris Mack calls out John Calipari

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KENTUCKY

MEN'S COLLEGE HOOPS

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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THE SEASON AHEAD

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.

NCAAM

Ismael Valdéz: "Yankees promete en la casa de La Tribu"

"El Rocket" analiza la victoria de los del Bronx ante Cleveland y el triunfo de Tampa ante Toronto en los playoffs de la MLB.

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