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The Basketball Tournament expert picks — Two teams are on everyone’s list – ESPN
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The Basketball Tournament expert picks — Two teams are on everyone’s list – ESPN

Jul 2, 2020ESPN staffThis year’s edition of The Basketball Tournament is unique for a multitude of reasons. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the event is positioned to offer American fans the first televised team basketball event since the NBA suspended its season in March. But the TBT will also benefit from an abundance of…

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How The Basketball Tournament Is Taking Precautions For Seventh Annual Winner-Takes-All Event – Forbes
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How The Basketball Tournament Is Taking Precautions For Seventh Annual Winner-Takes-All Event – Forbes

Former Houston Rockets guard Joe Johnson is playing for Overseas Elite in The Basketball Tournament, … [+] a winner-takes-all event that starts on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) ASSOCIATED PRESS As the coronavirus pandemic began causing the cancellations or postponements of sporting events in mid-March, Jon Mugar started wondering what would happen to…

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Driveway Basketball Hoop Helped Markelle Fultz Stay Sharp During Hiatus – OrlandoMagic.com
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Driveway Basketball Hoop Helped Markelle Fultz Stay Sharp During Hiatus – OrlandoMagic.com

ORLANDO – Desperate to hang onto the good basketball vibes and rhythm that he had established during his finest season yet as an NBA player, Orlando Magic point guard Markelle Fultz made an important purchase just three days into the league’s abrupt stoppage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not sure how long the delay in…

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Basketball restarts in China with resumption of CBA after coronavirus shutdown – ESPN
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Basketball restarts in China with resumption of CBA after coronavirus shutdown – ESPN

10:57 AM GMTAssociated Press BEIJING — The Chinese basketball league has restarted after an almost five-month shutdown for the coronavirus pandemic, with fewer foreign players and no fans in the stands.The CBA was suspended on Jan. 24 after the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, a week before it was scheduled to return following a spring break…

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The Basketball Tournament will be played in Columbus, air live on ESPN – ESPN
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The Basketball Tournament will be played in Columbus, air live on ESPN – ESPN

9:28 AM ETMyron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, MankatoThe Basketball Tournament, a winner-take-all affair for a seven-figure sum to be held next month, will become the first live televised basketball competition in America since the coronavirus pandemic sidelined sporting events around the world in…

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American basketball star returns home after being stuck in Romania due to coronavirus pandemic – Yahoo Sports
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American basketball star returns home after being stuck in Romania due to coronavirus pandemic – Yahoo Sports

Kerron Johnson, the former Belmont basketball star stuck in Romania due to COVID-related travel restrictions, has made it back to the United States.In a phone interview with Yahoo Sports, Johnson said he got on a return flight Saturday in part because of a travel tip provided by the publicity surrounding his circumstance.Johnson got back to…

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Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony pushed to 2021, Jerry Colangelo says – ESPN
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Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony pushed to 2021, Jerry Colangelo says – ESPN

7:49 PM ETJackie MacMullanESPN Senior Writer CloseAward-winning columnist and authorRecipient of Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Media AwardJoined ESPNBoston.com in 2010Count the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as the latest institution to have its best-laid plans felled by the coronavirus.Jerry Colangelo, the chairman of the board of the governors for the Hall, told…

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Wake Forest basketball coach knocks Kentucky academics in pitch to keep Olivier Sarr – ESPN
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Wake Forest basketball coach knocks Kentucky academics in pitch to keep Olivier Sarr – ESPN

10:18 AM ETMyron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, MankatoNew Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes said he took a thinly veiled shot at powerhouse Kentucky as he tried to convince star center Olivier Sarr to stay with the Demon Deacons and earn a “prestigious” degree.Sarr,…

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Basketball standout Marcus Santos-Silva reveals he’ll transfer from VCU – The Virginian-Pilot – The Virginian-Pilot
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Basketball standout Marcus Santos-Silva reveals he’ll transfer from VCU – The Virginian-Pilot – The Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot | Apr 20, 2020 | 10:39 PM Marcus Santos-Silva, right, shown competing against national Player of the Year Obi Toppin of Dayton on Jan. 14, 2020, in Ohio, announced he will transfer from VCU. Santos-Silva was a Ram for three seasons.(John Minchillo/AP) Forward Marcus Santos-Silva announced via social media Monday that he will…

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BYU basketball announces signing of JUCO transfer Gideon George, a native of Nigeria – Deseret News
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BYU basketball announces signing of JUCO transfer Gideon George, a native of Nigeria – Deseret News

PROVO — BYU’s basketball program has officially added a junior college transfer who hails from Nigeria. Coach Mark Pope announced Thursday that Gideon George, a 6-foot-6 forward that competed at New Mexico Junior College the past two seasons, has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Cougars. “Gideon is one of the…

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ETSU basketball lands Johnson, Brewer, Adheke – WJHL-TV News Channel 11
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ETSU basketball lands Johnson, Brewer, Adheke – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced three additions to the roster on Thursday. The Buccaneers landed Tennessee grad transfer Jalen Johnson, Southeastern Louisiana sophomore Ty Brewer, and Nothern Kentucky grad transfer Silas Adheke. Jalen Johnson Johnson joins the Bucs after playing in 70 games with the Vols, who…

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BYU basketball team adds forward from New Mexico Junior College – Salt Lake Tribune
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BYU basketball team adds forward from New Mexico Junior College – Salt Lake Tribune

The BYU basketball team’s 2020 recruiting class grew to four with the addition of Gideon George, coach Mark Pope announced Thursday. George joins Dallin Hall, who signed Wednesday, and Spencer Johnson and Richie Saunders, who signed in November. George comes to Provo as a transfer from New Mexico Junior College. The 6-foot-6 forward from Minna,…

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Men’s Basketball: Luther Muhammad commits to Arizona State – OSU – The Lantern

Ohio State sophomore guard Luther Muhammad (1) dribbles the ball down the court during the second half of the game against Villanova on Nov. 13. Ohio State won 76-51. Credit: Amal Saeed | Photo Editor Luther Muhammad will head west to join the Arizona State men’s basketball program, he announced Tuesday on social media. The…

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Sought-after basketball transfer Anosike coming to Tennessee – WBIR.com
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Sought-after basketball transfer Anosike coming to Tennessee – WBIR.com

VOLS E.J. Anosike has played for Sacred Heart in Connecticut. Does his name sound familiar? His sister played for the Lady Vols. E.J. Anosike has committed to play his last year of college basketball for Rick Barnes and the University of Tennessee.Anosike is a 6-foot, 6-inch senior who comes to Tennessee from Sacred Heart University…

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Canada Basketball in discussions with FIBA about likely postponement of OQT in Victoria – Eurohoops
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Canada Basketball in discussions with FIBA about likely postponement of OQT in Victoria – Eurohoops

2020-03-23T17:54:44+00:00 2020-03-23T17:54:44+00:00 2020-03-23T17:54:44+00:00. Antigoni Zachari 23/Mar/20 17:54 Eurohoops.net Antigoni Zachari Canada Basketball, host of one of the 2020 OQTs is in discussions with FIBA about “likely postponement” due to the coronavirus pandemic. By Antigoni Zachari / [email protected] Canada, one of the four host nations of the 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments released a statement Monday, in support…

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