- New York, NY 10292
- Line: VILL -10.0
- Over/Under: 137
Mark Emmert endorsed the use of bubbles for 2021 championships, saying his preference would be to keep the men's and women's NCAA tournaments as scheduled, beginning in March and ending in early April -- provided the COVID-19 situation allows it.
An event operator in Houston said he's sent a proposal to at least 50 college basketball programs about a bubble that would allow 20 teams to play an entire nonconference schedule in three weeks in December.
The NCAA's chief medical officer and its two primary infectious disease advisers say the nation's focus should be on controlling the coronavirus pandemic instead of playing fall sports.