— The big college basketball matchup between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor was called off hours before tip-off Saturday because of two positive COVID-19 tests in the Bulldogs program.
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The much-anticipated matchup between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor has been called off, both schools announced.
- Gonzaga still No. 1; Nova, UVa tumble in AP poll
- No. 2 Baylor makes last-minute trip to Las Vegas
- Baylor, Seton Hall cancel Sunday's matchup
- Baylor's Drew says he's tested positive for COVID
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the last hour of the show talking to Scott Drew, Baylor Head Coach. Baylor faces off in a 1 vs 2 matchup against Gonzaga, and Coach Drew discusses the big matchup. Trevor Matich joins the show to discuss BYU picking up a game against ranked Coastal Carolina. Keyshawn and Jay also argue over cute little Kyler Murray.
— Adam Flagler scored 18 points and was one of four players in double figures for No. 2 Baylor, which pulled away late Wednesday night to beat No. 5 Illinois 82-69 in the second game of the Jimmy V Classic.
Gonzaga has impressed early in the 2020-21 season, but BPI still favors four teams ahead of the Zags, including Villanova, to take home the NCAA tournament title.
Slow starts with new faces have not been unusual for Kentucky, but John Calipari has some unique questions to answer with this group of Wildcats.
Gonzaga and Baylor remained the top two teams in first Associated Press men's college basketball poll of the regular season, while Villanova and Virginia took double-digit drops after upset losses.
— Baylor assistant coach Jerome Tang is directing the Bears while head coach Scott Drew is in a 10-day isolation period after testing positive for COVID-19.
No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men's basketball schedule against Louisiana and Washington.
The CFB Pod: The guys look at the first CFB Playoff rankings, preview Notre Dame-UNC, make their Week 13 picks and talk to Rece Davis
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings, Notre Dame heading to North Carolina down two offensive linemen, Northwestern surprisingly smashing Wisconsin, David’s Dude of the Week, Coastal Carolina’s offense, Maryland-Indiana, JT Daniels impressing in his Georgia debut and their Week 13 picks. Later, Rece Davis hops on to talk about being in the spotlight with Northwestern’s success, BYU landing at No. 14, a nightmare playoff scenario for Cincinnati, the deck being stacked against the Pac-12 and the start of the college basketball season (48:39).
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.
Baylor had its third game canceled since coach Scott Drew tested positive for COVID-19, and the Bears will now open their season against Illinois in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 2.
Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew announced he has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the fifth major-conference coach in the past two weeks to announce he's tested positive.
Dick Vitale identifies some of his favorite players in college basketball, from his top diaper dandy to his No. 1 dipsy-doo dunkeroo.
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.
Iowa's Luka Garza, Baylor's Jared Bulter, Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham, Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu, Gonzaga's Corey Kispert and Arizona State's Remy Martin were named to the AP's 2020-21 preseason All-America team.