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
- 11/5W 85-60
- 11/9W 79-44
- 11/13W 103-74
- 11/21W 72-57
- 11/24W 96-66
- 11/28L 72-61
- 11/29L 83-76
- 12/4L 65-60
- 12/101W 70-57
- 12/16W 71-65
- 12/21W 68-58
- 12/29W 73-58
- 1/4W 85-50
- 1/74L 57-52
- 1/1117L 66-54
- 1/14W 77-63
- 1/18W 72-52
- 1/21L 65-54
- 1/2515L 76-74
- 1/2912W 89-81
- 2/13L 78-75
- 2/4W 69-61
- 2/8W 62-57
- 2/10W 88-42
- 2/15L 73-70
- 2/19W 69-62
- 2/22W 87-57
- 2/25L 65-51
- 2/29L 68-58
- 3/24L 71-68
- 3/71L 66-62
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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!
- Texas Tech G Burton eligible now after waiver
- Top prospect Kuminga picks G League over NCAA
- Texas Tech signs 7-foot-1 Russian center Goldin
- Former Hoya McClung transferring to Texas Tech
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The Bears are the new No. 1 in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for men's college basketball following the NBA draft deadline.
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Top-five prospect Jonathan Kuminga announced Wednesday that he is bypassing college and joining the G League professional pathway program. Texas Tech, Auburn, Duke and Kentucky were in the mix for his commitment.
Texas Tech has signed 7-foot-1 Russian center Vladislav Goldin, the eighth player to with the Red Raiders, joining four transfers and three high school signees.
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Georgetown guard Mac McClung, arguably the top available transfer, announced his commitment to Texas Tech on Wednesday. McClung is expected to request a waiver to play immediately next season.
Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is leaving school to pursue a professional career overseas, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Sportando reports Moretti will play for Olimpia Milano in Italy's Serie A.
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Jamarius Burton has signed with Texas Tech after starting 52 games the past two seasons at Wichita State. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining with the Red Raiders.
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