Report: 2020-21 NCAA Basketball Season to Begin Nov. 25
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to start the 2020-21 college basketball season on Nov. 25, according to multiple reports.
Schools can begin practice on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Scrimmages and exhibition games will not be permitted.
D-1 Council: Start date of college basketball season: Nov. 25; Start of practice: Oct. 14; Max number of games: 27 (reduced by 4); Minimum number of games: 13; No scrimmages/exhibitions. Recommendation for minimum 4 non-conference. Video breakdown coming w/NCAA SVP Dan Gavitt.
— Andy Katz (@TheAndyKatz) September 16, 2020
Teams will be allowed a maximum of 27 games, which is reduced by four games, and a minimum of 13 games.
The council has also recommended a minimum of 4 non-conference contests.