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Big West basketball to reduce travel; no fans at games

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Big West Conference will play 20 league games in men’s and women’s basketball under a modified format that will reduce travel during the coming season because of the coronavirus. -- The Maui News

Big West to play 20 league games in men's, women's basketball

The NCAA said Nov. 25 will be the official start date for the 2020-21 season. The 11 Big West schools -- Cal Poly, CSU Bakersfield, CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge, Hawai'i, Long Beach State, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara -- have the discretion to decide the number of nonconference games played. -- ESPN

Most number of games in a season awaits as CBA prepares to tip off

The Shanghai Sharks were one of the most busiest teams during the off-season and it paid off. The Sharks were able to pick up solid veterans in Kelanbaike Makan from Xinjiang and Liu Cheng from Guangsha who will surely help raise the level of consistency in the squad. They also won the CBA draft lottery and selected highly touted big man Michael Ou (Ou Junxuan) from Cal State Northridge. -- FIBA