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2021 Schedule
1-0, 1st in Big East
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Temple, Butler pausing after COVID-19 positives

Temple and Butler both announced Thursday that their men's basketball teams are pausing activities following positive COVID-19 tests within their programs.


Courtside: Tom Izzo talks about his coronavirus diagnosis, and the guys preview the Big East and the Big 12 with the help of Kevin Willard and Bob Huggins

Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).

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Tucker to stay in draft, won't return to Butler

Jordan Tucker, who averaged 8.9 points and 3.8 rebounds during his junior season, will not return to Butler as he wants to remain "completely focused" on the NBA draft.

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Irish, Ducks top field for 2021 Maui Invitational

Notre Dame, which won the Maui Invitational in 2017, will return to the event in 2021 along with Oregon, Butler, Houston, Saint Mary's, Wisconsin, Texas A&M and Chaminade.

These dog mascots will raise your spirits during the quarantine (0:58)
Butler's Tucker elbowed and loses tooth (0:47)
Naji Marshall's late 3 for Butler is a bad beat (0:33)

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.0Tied-219th
Rebounds Per Game32.0Tied-245th
Assists Per Game7.0Tied-307th
Points Allowed62.0

Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record23-15
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances15