College Basketball Bubble Location Updates

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College basketball fans continue to get positive news as the upcoming season approaches. A new season start date of November 25th was approved this past Wednesday. Last month, the idea of a college basketball bubble for March Madness received substance by Mark Emmert. All that is left is figuring out how the NCAA gets to […] READ MORE


How an All-Inclusive NCAA Tournament Could Work

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College basketball fans received promising news a month ago when Mark Emmert got behind the idea of a bubble for the NCAA Tournament. However, no decisions have been made on what the regular season will look like at this time. The latest proposal came from the ACC basketball coaches on Wednesday. They voted unanimously to […] READ MORE


Legendary Arizona Wildcats Coach Lute Olson Passes Away

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College basketball lost a coaching legend late Thursday evening with the passing of Lute Olson. He was 85. Olson is most remembered for his time at the University of Arizona. However, he also coached at Long Beach State and Iowa. Over 34 years of coaching, Olson compiled a record of 776-285, a .731 winning percentage. […] READ MORE


NCAA President Mark Emmert Opens Door for College Basketball Bubble

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Bubbles in college basketball are usually discussed in February and March. These conversations usually involve debating which group of mediocre power conference teams deserves a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament. However, a college basketball bubble may be needed to play the upcoming season. The idea was officially recognized by NCAA President Mark Emmert […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Coaching Spotlight: Dane Fischer

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The College of William and Mary is the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It has also been playing organized basketball for 115 years. However, since the modern Division I era, it is one of four original D-I programs to never make the NCAA Tournament. History may be rewriting itself soon though. […] READ MORE


Welcome to Division I: UC-San Diego Tritons

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Last Word on Hoops rounds out its spotlight on the new teams to Division I with the UC-San Diego Tritons. You can find the previous piece in the series on the Tarleton State Texans here. UC-San Diego, located in La Jolla, California, will be joining many of its University of California university system partners in […] READ MORE


The College Basketball Non-Conference Bubble Idea

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The COVID-19 pandemic halted the sports world back in March. This included the cancellation of one of the greatest sports events of the year, March Madness. Now, sports leagues across the country are trying to figure out how to resume play, including the NCAA. Many conferences have already begun postponing fall sports, and football has […] READ MORE


Welcome to Division I: Tarleton State Texans

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is taking a look at the newest teams to Division I for the upcoming 2020-21 season. To catch up on last week’s profile of the Dixie State Trailblazers, click here. This week the spotlight turns to the Tarleton State Texans. The Texans call Stephenville, Texas home and will be joining […] READ MORE


Welcome to Division I: Dixie State Trailblazers

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Last Word on Pro Basketball continues its series on new teams to Division I for 2020-21. Catch up on part one of the series about the Bellarmine Knights here. The Dixie State Trailblazers are the next program in the series. The Trailblazers, located in St. George, Utah, will be joining the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). […] READ MORE


Welcome to Division I: Bellarmine Knights

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The new NCAA athletic year begins on July 1st every year. While this date means nothing to most, it is a huge day for schools that move divisions in college basketball. This year, four schools are making the transition from Division II to Division I. Over the next month, LWOS will take a look at […] READ MORE