NCAA Basketball Begins, Season Enters Full Swing


Braden Buchek

On Tuesday, November 9, this years NCAA basketball games started, and they will continue well into March. One of the biggest games in the first week was #9 Duke vs. #10 Kentucky, with Duke coming out on top 79-71.

Duke’s long time coach, Michael Kryzewski, better known as Coach K, announced that the 2021 season would be his last. He is notoriously known as the greatest basketball coach of all time, and he coached Team USA Men’s Basketball for many years.

#1 Gonzaga played against unranked Dixie State in a massacre, 97-63 Gonzaga. The last game of Tuesday night was #2 UCLA vs. unranked CSU Bakersfield. This game ended with an even bigger deficit, 95-58 UCLA.