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2021 Schedule
1-1, 1st in Big 12
Braun spins his way in for the and-1 (0:18)
Harris feeds Braun for alley-oop layup (0:23)
Wilson's no-look pass leads to Grant-Foster's dunk (0:21)
Garrett scores bucket with nifty maneuver (0:27)
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No. 1 Gonzaga swarms No. 6 Kansas in opener

Drew Timme scored 25 points, Jalen Suggs had 24 and Corey Kispert added 23 as No. 1 Gonzaga pulled away from No. 6 Kansas for a 102-90 victory Thursday in the season opener for both teams.

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4dRyan McGee

McGee: A long overdue welcome back to you, college basketball

College basketball was one of the first sports canceled in March. Since then, the sport and its players have seen nearly every league at every level return. Now, it's finally time for college basketball's return.

Previewing the biggest names in college basketball (1:26)
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11dJeff Borzello

Eight top hoops teams to play over two nights

Eight of the top 13 teams in college basketball will highlight a two-night slate of marquee games from the Champions Classic and Jimmy V Men's Classic at the start of December.


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).


Courtside: Jay Bilas on why this isn't the time for the amateurism debate and a deep dive on transferring in college basketball

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast talking about Dan Mullen’s role in the Florida-Missouri brawl, Justin Turner breaking COVID-19 protocol and celebrating on the field after the World Series, and Jim Harbaugh losing to Michigan State. Then, Jay Bilas stops by to discuss his concerns with the college basketball season, the continued slog of nonconference scheduling, why now isn’t the time for the amateurism debate, why this season makes the path to a future super conference even clearer, his No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and a deep dive on transferring in college hoops (9:23).

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33dMyron Medcalf

Big 12 Black assistant coaches form alliance

Iowa State men's basketball assistant Daniyal Robinson helped form the Big 12 Black Assistant Coaches Alliance, which officially launched Tuesday.

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34dJeff Borzello

ESPN nixes plans to host hoops events at Disney

ESPN is canceling plans to host eight of its men's college basketball events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports property at Walt Disney World, which was the site for the NBA's bubble.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game92.0Tied-31st
Rebounds Per Game37.5Tied-113th
Assists Per Game13.5Tied-129th
Points Allowed87.0

Tournament History

Final Fours14
Tournament Record103-45
Championship Seasons1952, 1988, 2008
Tournament Appearances46