2020-21 men’s college basketball preview: Preseason picks, rankings, complete coverage
The 2020-21 college basketball season is scheduled to begin Nov. 25. As the countdown continues, ESPN will make sure you’re prepared with breakdowns of the national picture, all the highest-profile leagues and the top stars from coast to coast.
National rankings/predictions/other coverage
Borzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2020-21
Lunardi: Updated Bracketology for 2020-21
Vitale: Dickie V’s Top 40 for the 2020-21 preseason
Vitale: Dickie V’s 2020-21 preseason All-Americans
Schlabach: Your guide to college basketball’s ongoing NCAA investigations
Lunardi: How playing the NCAA tournament at one location impacts Bracketology
Class Rankings: Michigan overtakes Oregon for No. 1 spot
Gasaway: Fatal flaws for every Way-Too-Early Top 25 team
Gasaway: Teams, players who will make a leap in 2020-21
Borzello: Who’s on the hot seat for 2020-21 and who’s next
Gasaway: National, conference records that could fall in 2021 and beyond
Borzello: Second-year coaches — Who’s ascending, who’s stagnating
Big East predictions/roundtable: UConn’s back as Villanova chases another national title
Big 12 predictions/roundtable: Is the Big 12 college basketball’s best conference?
The American predictions/roundtable: Memphis, Wichita State under different kinds of scrutiny
Big Ten predictions/roundtable: B1G is stacked, but is there a national title contender?
Pac-12 predictions/roundtable: Oregon the team to beat, UCLA on the rise
SEC predictions/roundtable: Kentucky’s a national contender, Tennessee might be, too
Mid-Majors predictions/roundtable: Gonzaga transcends labels and can win first national title
New faces in new places
Borzello: Newcomer impact rankings — College basketball’s top new faces
2020-21 college basketball coaching changes
Borzello: Rick Pitino and college basketball’s second-chance coaches discuss new challenges
Borzello: Winners and losers of college basketball’s transfer season
Transfer rankings for 2020-21 and 2021-22
Borzello: How good does transfer Olivier Sarr make Kentucky?
Gasaway: Why Rick Pitino wins and how he’ll do it at Iona
Gasaway: Does Steve Forbes have the formula to win at Wake Forest?
Gasaway: Billy Donovan and seven other guys who should be coaching college basketball today
Coronavirus pandemic-related features
What the Ivy League’s cancellations mean for college basketball in 2020-21
Medcalf: Will any fans be allowed in the stands in 2020-21?
Borzello: Bubbles, buy games and bid worries: Inside the frenzy to save college basketball’s nonconference season
Bracketology: What NCAA tournament forecasters expect from odd 2020-21 basketball season
Medcalf: Why mid- and low-major college basketball programs are in big trouble without buy games
Gasaway: Smaller NCAA tournament field, shorter schedule would not be new phenomena
Medcalf: UC Riverside among programs with uncertain athletics future due to pandemic
Medcalf: How is Hawai’i going to play basketball in 2020-21?
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