Temple and Butler both announced Thursday that their men's basketball teams are pausing activities following positive COVID-19 tests within their programs.
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— Aaron Thompson had a career-high 21 points as Butler defeated Western Michigan 66-62 on Wednesday night in a season opener.
- Temple, Butler pausing after COVID-19 positives
- Butler to open with up to 1,500 fans at home
- Butler assistant Meyer retiring, citing COVID fears
- All-conference G Hodges transferring to Butler
Butler to open men's hoops season with up to 1,500 fans at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
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).
Butler assistant coach Jeff Meyer is retiring after 41 seasons on the sideline due to family reasons and COVID-19 concerns.
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series continues with the Big East.
Bo Hodges, who led East Tennessee State to a 30-4 mark last season, has decided to transfer 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.
Big East commissioner Val Ackerman discussed the hurdles, and timeline, for sports to return to her league in 2020-21.
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.
Ten years ago, Gordon Hayward's heave rimmed out at the buzzer, preventing what would have been the most iconic moment in college basketball history.
It's not over until "One Shining Moment" plays. These college basketball teams are taking matters into their own hands to commemorate the 2019-20 season.
Selection Sunday 2020 will not take place, but these teams were still in play for a bid before conference tourneys and the NCAA tournament were canceled.
Kamar Baldwin scored a career-high 36 points and hit a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left Saturday night, rallying Butler to a 72-71 victory over Xavier.
Sean McDermott had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead five Butler players in double figures as the Bulldogs defeated St. John's 77-55 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Tucker and Sean McDermott scored 13 points each and Butler beat DePaul 60-42 on Saturday night.
Marcus Zegarowski made all seven of his 3-pointers and finished with 25 points, and No. 15 Creighton beat No. 21 Butler 81-59 on Sunday for its fourth straight win over an AP Top 25 opponent.
Kansas edged the No. 1 Bears, then the Aztecs lost for the first time this season and BYU knocked off the No. 2 Zags.
Sandro Mamukelashvili hit an off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer to give No. 16 Seton Hall a stunning 74-72 victory over No. 21 Butler on Wednesday night.
Terrell Allen tied a career high with 22 points, including key baskets on back-to-back possessions late, and short-handed Georgetown endured on the road without its top two scorers to knock off No. 19 Butler 73-66 on Saturday.
The projected No. 1 seeds have shown little recent movement. Our panel discusses whether that could change and makes picks for this weekend's top games.