"Can’t use this as a free transfer card"

Mike Decourcy talks NCAA eligibility

Bill Michaels
March 17, 2020 - 3:27 pm

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In an unprecedented move, this year's NCAA Tournament was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. It may mean the end of a career in basketball for thousands of seniors, and for others it means they're one step closer to the NBA. Other players may choose to transfer schools, and that becomes an issue of eligibility.

Is it possible for the NCAA to add a year of eligibility for all current basketball players, or will the NCAA decide that the players will not receive another year?


Mike Decourcy, College Basketball Analyst for Sporting News.com and the Big Ten Network, gave his answer to Bill on Tuesday, when he joined the show to talk all things coronavirus and NCAA basketball: 

- Has he seen anything like this before in sports?

- What does he think of the job Greg Gard did coaching the Badgers this season?

- Who are some players to watch out for on the Badgers next season?

Listen to the full interview below!