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The Associated Press issued men’s college basketball rankings this past Monday, and the list boiled with blasphemy.COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S KINGDOMS HAVE GONE HAYWIRE — IN CASE YOU JUST STARTED PAYING ATTENTIONCHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Howard cancels men’s basketball season because of covid concernsIN SCHEDULE SHUFFLE, MARYLAND WILL HOST NEBRASKA ON BACK-TO-BACK DAYS NEXT WEEKEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hearing it so often — 162 times in a baseball season, half that in basketball or hockey — makes each version less special.THE PREGAME NATIONAL ANTHEM — IN ALL ITS ROILING CONTRADICTIONS — STILL HAS SOMETHING TO OFFERBARRY SVRLUGAFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Abdur-Rahim pushed the issue, basketball people he respected, including his friend and former agent Aaron Goodwin, convinced him the league needed to drastically increase the compensation and create a more refined program.AN NBA EXPERIMENT LETS DRAFT PROSPECTS SKIP COLLEGE, STAY HOME AND GET PAID TO PLAYMICHAEL LEEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Big Ten has moved its men’s basketball conference tournament to Indianapolis, the league announced Tuesday.BIG TEN MOVES MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TO INDIANAPOLISEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That sentence in itself illustrates both how solid the Scarlet Knights have been and just how weird this particular college basketball season is.NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKETOLOGY: AFTER 30 YEARS, RUTGERS WILL GET ITS CHANCE AT MARCH MADNESSPATRICK STEVENSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the first day of December in another college basketball season thrown into chaos during the coronavirus pandemic, UC Riverside men’s coach Mike Magpayo was too busy making history to give much consideration to his place in it.ASIAN COACHES ASSOCIATION ADVOCATES FOR ‘MINORITY OF MINORITIES’ IN COLLEGE BASKETBALLGENE WANGFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A men’s basketball game Monday between North Carolina and visiting Miami was postponed approximately two hours before tip-off — and a day after video emerged that appeared to show two prominent Tar Heels partying without masks on.UNC-MIAMI POSTPONED AFTER TWO TAR HEELS ARE SHOWN CELEBRATING DUKE WIN WITHOUT MASKSDES BIELERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To say his death will be mourned in the basketball world is a monumental understatement.TOM KONCHALSKI MADE BASKETBALL BETTER. THE SPORT WON’T BE THE SAME WITHOUT HIM.JOHN FEINSTEINFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He graduated from Princeton University in 1942 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and played on the varsity basketball and football teams.GEORGE P. SHULTZ, COUNSEL AND CABINET MEMBER FOR TWO REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTS, DIES AT 100MICHAEL ABRAMOWITZ, DAVID HOFFMANFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST