Here are some simple solutions to making a 346-team tournament work. It adds only two weeks to March Madness, eliminates conference tournaments and adds "true regionals."
College hoops' Big Dance is just one of dozens of major sporting events that have been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus in 2020. From the Kentucky Derby to Formula One racing to the Summer Olympics, here's a by-the-numbers sampling of what fans are missing this year.
The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned the U.S. is yet to turn a corner in the fight against the pandemic.
Men's college basketball this season has been nothing short of bizarre, and now the madness begins with March here. Here's a quick look at the craziness of the men's season so far.
All eight upsets came with an unranked team defeating a ranked team on Saturday, which could surely shake up the newest rankings on Monday.
Close games, a Duke-UNC overtime and a buzzer-beater on Saturday could be a precursor of what's to come the next six weeks in men's college basketball
One said Kansas center Silvio De Sousa, who picked up a chair and attempted to hit a Kansas State player during the fight, would never play for the university again while others said a 10 game suspension is acceptable.
Baylor became the seventh team to top the men's basketball rankings, and it's only part of a strange season so far. Here's a ranking the top 17 teams by combining both their AP ranking and odds of winning a national championship.
Gonzaga will likely become the sixth No. 1 team this season, should the Bulldogs hold off an unranked team on Saturday.
The Kansas Jayhawks hold the No. 1 spot, which is the first time the poll has had five different teams at No. 1 before New Year's Day.
Following the newest AP Poll rankings for men's college basketball, the Michigan Wolverines made history with a leap from unranked to the No. 4 ranked team in the nation.
After the game, the site had raised about $5,000. About two hours after the game, the total amount raised was close to $7,000. The goal for the family was $25,000.
On Thursday, ESPN analyst and former NBA player, Jay Williams posted a Twitter video supporting a GoFundMe campaign to help Memphis center James Wiseman pay an $11,500 charity donation required by the NCAA.
The amount equals what the star player's family received in moving expenses from a booster, who is now the head coach where Wiseman plays college basketball.
It also set a record for a freshman basketball player in the Atlantic Coast Conference, perhaps the best basketball conference in history.
Michigan State, Kentucky, Duke and defending national champion Virginia are among the early favorites to take home the 2020 title.
The traditional season opener of the college basketball season tips off in New York City on Tuesday night.
The 2019-20 college basketball season gets underway on Tuesday when Kansas takes on Duke in the Championship Classic.
"If college athletes are going to make money off their likenesses while in school, their scholarships should be treated like income," Sen. Richard Burr tweeted.
KeShon Henderson was was shot just one day after being offered a full-ride scholarship to play basketball at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois.
Can North Carolina repeat?
The business manager who became the government's key witness appears to be Louis Martin Blazer III, a Pittsburgh financial advisor who settled SEC charges on May 6, 2016.
The best two days in sport are nearly here.