— Trayce Jackson-Davis scored a career-high 31 points and Indiana responded to an ugly loss a day earlier by beating Stanford 79-63 in Wednesday’s third-place game at the relocated Maui Invitational.
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- '20 Maui Invitational moving to N. Carolina
- Smith leaving Hoosiers as graduate transfer
- Lander to reclassify to 2020, enroll at Indiana
- Dolson set to replace Glass as Indiana AD
— Matt Coleman III scored 16 points to help No. 17 Texas beat Indiana 66-44 in Tuesday's semifinals of the relocated Maui Invitational, reaching the tournament's championship game for the first time.
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis’ volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan State’s versatility, Dakich’s love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why there’s no need to be concerned with Villanova.
— Race Thompson set career highs with 22 points and 13 rebounds, Al Durham added 19 points, and Indiana beat Providence 79-58 on Monday in the relocated Maui Invitational.
— Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Indiana scored 20 consecutive first-half points to pull away for good in the Hoosiers' 89-59 win over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).
Dick Vitale offers his top players for the upcoming season (no diaper dandies allowed!), led by scintillating, sensational Luka Garza at Iowa.
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.
The 2020 Maui Invitational is moving to North Carolina because of the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament announced.
A first-time TBT champ will be crowned Tuesday night, when upstart Sideline Cancer faces return finalist Golden Eagles for a $1 million prize (7 p.m. ET, ESPN).
Indiana forward Justin Smith will graduate and transfer elsewhere for his final season, the school announced Friday.
Gonzaga, Texas and Indiana are among the teams that climbed in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 in men's college basketball for 2020-21.
Five-star point guard Khristian Lander will reclassify into the 2020 class and enroll at Indiana this fall.
Dick Vitale joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the characterization of Isiah Thomas in The Last Dance, Dickie V watching Michael Jordan as a freshman at UNC, worries about player safety whenever sports start again, the biggest compliment Dickie V has ever received, his grandsons deciding they weren't playing tennis at Notre Dame and what they think happens to the college basketball season.
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