Kerry Blackshear Jr. isn’t the only transfer who could have a big impact this season, potentially reshaping what the NCAA Tournament could look like in March.
There doesn’t appear to be anyone of Ja Morant’s caliber in the mid-major and low-major ranks this season, but there remain plenty of productive performers and pro prospects from outside the largest conferences.
James Wiseman isn’t the only freshman that figures to be part of the conversation this season.
Some other teams that missed out on the most recent NCAA Tournament have reason to feel optimistic about their postseason prospects this year.
All 11 Mountain West teams will take the court by Thursday, and eight will be part of the season’s first night on Tuesday.
This season figures to be one of transition more than contention for UNLV, which opens its basketball season at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Purdue-Fort Wayne at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Las Vegas remains a knowledgeable basketball market, so can the up-tempo system of new head coach T.J. Otzelberger’s re-energize the Thomas & Mack Center?
The Warriors announced Curry had undergone surgery Friday morning performed by Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.
The 2019-20 college basketball season tips off Tuesday with four of the favorites to win the 2020 title, as Michigan State plays Kentucky and Kansas meets Duke.
Michigan State is the 6-1 favorite at the Westgate sportsbook to win the 2020 NCAA title, and Gonzaga has the highest season win total, 27½, at the DraftKings sportsbook.