Shockers solidifying shaky spot in NCAA Tournament field
It was their eighth victory this season by five points or fewer, and their highest-ranked victim at home since beating No. Suddenly, a program that began the season in turmoil is on the right side of the NCAA Tournament bubble. At one point the Ducks had six of seven games postponed by COVID-19, and that streak ended with an ugly loss to Washington State. But they followed with five straight wins, including one over fellow bubble-dweller Colorado, heading into an important game against No. That makes their game against Oregon on Thursday night crucial for helping out a shaky resume.
No. 12 Seton Hall placed on 3 years probation by NCAA
Seton Hall, which is currently ranked No. The NCAA also announced Friday Seton Hall has been fined $5,000 plus 1% of the mens basketball budget and had its scholarships reduced to a maximum of 12 in 2020-21. The case centers around current Seton Hall forward Taurean Thompson, who transferred from Syracuse to Seton Hall in August 2017. After he informed his original university of his intent to transfer and requested permission to contact Seton Hall, the university denied the request. Seton Hall University, in conjunction with the NCAA, recently concluded a review of an infraction within our mens basketball program, Seton Hall said in a statement Friday afternoon.