Coaches Mark Few of Gonzaga and Scott Drew of Baylor scheduled Saturday's game for all the right seasons. The game on CBS between the nation's top two college basketball teams figured to draw excellent ratings. Less than 90 minutes before tip-off, the teams announced the postponement because of two positive COVID-19 tests in the top-ranked Bulldogs program.
Jalen Coleman-Lands transferred from DePaul to Iowa State amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There was DePaul, the school where he averaged 10.8 points in 41 starts over the past two seasons. While the benefit of his inside knowledge of the Blue Demons remains to be seen, Coleman-Lands figures to have a leg up on his former teammates in at least one aspect.
The Wichita State Shockers will dress just eight players again Sunday afternoon when they host the Missouri Tigers. Due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing, the Shockers (1-0) will be missing Ricky Council, Jaden Seymour, Craig Porter, Josaphat Bilau and Chaunce Jenkins against the Tigers (2-0). "It felt good getting the win," Shockers interim coach Isaac Brown said.
Seton Hall will have to overcome fatigue and a two-game losing streak when it travels for the third time in five days to play Penn State on Sunday in University Park, Pa. Meanwhile, the Nittany Lions (2-0) should be energized after a last-second victory against VCU. The Pirates (1-3) began the week with an 86-64 home victory over Rick Pitino's Iona squad Monday before traveling to Rhode Island two days later and falling, 76-63, to the Rams.
Norchad Omeir Miya Garrett One of four Arkansas State players scoring in double figures, freshman forward Norchad Omier posted a game-high 21 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to help lead the Red Wolves to a 115-49 victory over Crowley’s Ridge College Friday night in their home opener at First National Bank Arena.
It's no coincidence that Michigan looks like a different basketball team when Isaiah Livers is healthy and productive. Livers had a number of nagging injuries that limited him to 21 games last season. Livers is averaging a team-best 20.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists while shooting 62.2 percent from the field.
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