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Wayne Staats | NCAA.com | September 23, 2020

College basketball TV schedule, game times

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The 2020-21 DI men's college basketball season is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Nov. 25. You can follow the latest updates from the NCAA here regarding the coronavirus and impacted events.

This story will continue to be updated as games are added to the season schedule. These listings are compiled from publicly available sources, including ESPN, CBS, team sites and conference sites. All networks and times are subject to change.

All times Eastern.

College basketball game times, TV schedule

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Games, TV information and times are TBD.

Here is what's ahead for the upcoming season, as announced by the Division I Council on Sept. 16:

  • Programs can begin preseason practice on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
    • This is a 42-day window to conduct 30 practices at most.
  • Exhibitions and scrimmages before Nov. 25 will not be allowed.
  • There are three scheduling options in DI men's basketball.
    • 24 regular-season games and up to three games in one multi-team event.
    • 25 regular-season games and up to two games in one multi-team event.
    • 25 regular-season games without playing in a multi-team event. 
  • Teams must play a minimum of 13 games against DI opponents to be considered for NCAA championship selection.
  • A transition period will take place from Sept. 21 to Oct. 13 between out-of-season activity and preseason practice.
    • Teams may partake in conditioning, sport-related meetings and skill instruction for up to 12 hours a week.
      • Skill instruction may not exceed eight hours a week. Athletes must receive two days per week during this period.

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