College Basketball Notes

Only 207 days until the 2020-21 College Basketball season officially begins. But who’s counting.

Here’s just a few notes on the state of Division 1 College Basketball:

Certain power conference programs in College Basketball are considering being bought by other power conference programs in guarantee games due to coronavirus. Budget issues are everywhere.

Rick Pitino’s first game as head coach at Iona will be on the road at San Francisco. The date with either be November 10 or 11.

Creighton will host Kennesaw State as part of its 2020-21 non-conference schedule.

San Diego State’s Malachi Flynn will forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2020 NBA draft, per Draft Express.

The NCAA is considering a one-time transfer waiver which would provide immediate eligibility for players, a topic that the NCAA is set to table in the next few months.

A big reason the NCAA is even considering the one-time exception for transfers to be immediately eligible is because it wants to be done with waiver business. There’s no excuse for entertaining a rule that could be the most polarizing rule in the history of college sports.

Central Arkansas transfer Hayden Koval has committed to UNC Greensboro.

Pittsburgh graduate transfer Samson George has committed to Central Arkansas, immediately eligible.

Seton Hall transfer Darnell Brodie has committed to Drake.

Penn graduate transfer Ryan Betley has committed to California, immediately eligible.

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