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Dobbs Ferry native, Golden State's Paschall named NBA All-Rookie | Rockland / Westchester Journal News
Eric Paschall, a Dobbs Ferry native, was one of the best rookies in the NBA this past season. He was named first-team All-Rookie on Tuesday.

Are you really missing the crowd? - Banners On The Parkway
Sports without people there to watch is still sports.

Big East is wasting no time preparing basketball schedule | omaha.com
The morning after the NCAA announced the start date for college hoops, the Big East coaches and athletic directors were meeting for an extensive conference call to discuss all their

College basketball rankings: Gonzaga leads latest preseason Power 36 | NCAA.com
NCAA.com correspondent Andy Katz reveals his preseason college basketball Power 36 rankings for the 2020-21 season, following the Sept. 17 announcement that the college basketball season will begin Thanksgiving weekend.

Sources - ESPN moving college basketball events to Wide World of Sports in Orlando
At least eight of ESPN's men's college basketball events are being moved to the ESPN Wide World of Sports property at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, conference and team sources told ESPN.

Reports: Non-conference college basketball scheduling starting to take shape for multi-team events at Mohegan Sun Arena | Hartford Courant
Per CBS Sports' Matt Norlander, Mohegan Sun could host The Empire Classic on Nov. 25 and 26, the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Nov. 28 and 29 and the Legends Classic, in which the UConn men are set to participate, Dec. 2 and 3 or 3 and 4.

Big East basketball might play more league games in December as 'hedge' | Indy Star
The NCAA announced last week that the season would open Nov. 25. Teams may play as many as 24 games plus a multi-team event.

Unrequited Hoops Fantasy Exposed | Card Chronicle
For a long time I’ve fantasized about how the last score of years might have been for Louisville basketball, had Tom Jurich swung and missed on Rick Pitino, and been able to sign his second choice...

Big East Basketball: 3 bold predictions for 2020-21 season | Busting Brackets
A look at three potential "bold predictions" that will happen in the Big East Basketball this upcoming season. Who will win Big East Player of the Year?

How Ryan Arcidiacono almost played for Bulls coach Billy Donovan at Florida | RSN
On a night when voices across the association lauded the Bulls’ hire of Billy Donovan as the franchise’s next head coach, Ryan Arcidiacono might win the award for most cryptic endorsement. “Can’t wait to finally play for coach Donovan!” the Bulls guard wrote on Twitter.

NBA Draft 2020: Five wing prospects Warriors could target to win now | Bay Area NBC Sports
The Warriors own the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, and could go a number of different routes. They could keep the pick, trade down or look to acquire a veteran with the enticing asset. Here are five wing prospects who could fit what the Warriors are looking for.

College Hoops' Best Buzzer-Beaters | FOX Sports
What are the most iconic buzzer-beaters in college hoops history? Who better than Titus & Tate to provide the answers?