Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week One

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Do you hear that? It is a sigh of relief from college basketball fans. The 2020-21 season tipped off on Wednesday after a long-awaited return. The buildup may have been bigger than the one for Selection Sunday since fans were denied that this past season due to COVID-19. A new season means new mid-major upsets, […] READ MORE


University of San Francisco Upsets No. 4 Virginia, 61-60

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The highlights of college basketball are certainly the upsets because it is everyone’s game. Within just three days of the new season, there was the biggest upset so far on Black Friday. That belonged to the San Francisco Dons, who defeated No. 4 Virginia in a thrilling 61-60 victory in the HomeLight Classic at Mohegan […] READ MORE


2020-21 SEC Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 Conference SEC Basketball Preview. The SEC is consistently one of the best basketball conferences every year, and it will not be any different this year. Kentucky finished at the top of the SEC and took home the regular-season title in 2019-20. While they are one of the […] READ MORE


Revised 2020 NCAA Basketball Start Date

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While the NFL, NHL, NBA, and college football are in full swing, college basketball remains in limbo. The college basketball season typically begins in early November which is about six weeks from today. However, with all of the changes brought on by COVID-19, the NCAA had to adjust just like the rest of the world. […] 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


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


College Basketball Recruiting Capsule

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College basketball recruiting is no exception to the impact COVID-19 has had on the world. The pandemic has slowed recruiting and evaluations down as the AAU circuit is just now getting underway with regional only tournaments taking place. For college basketball prospects, the summer AAU circuit is more beneficial than their high school season. Players […] 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