UPDATE: Both the men's and women's basketball seasons will start with practices on Oct. 14 and a maximum of 27 regular season games will be played starting Nov. 25.
The NCAA Division I council announced its decision Wednesday to begin the 2020-21 college basketball season on Nov. 25.
The news was first reported by CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein and Stadium's Jeff Goodman.
Source: The official start date of the 20-21 college basketball season will be November 25h. Decision is in.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 16, 2020
The Division I council's vote comes after the NCAA oversight committee’s initial recommendation of a Nov. 21 start date.
The council recommended a minimum of four non-conference games, with a maximum of 27 regular season games total allowed.
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