The 2021-22 college basketball season ended with Kansas cutting down the nets for their fourth NCAA national championship. Their historical comeback marked the beginning of the offseason but the start of futures betting with national championship odds at the online sportsbook.
The Jayhawks lost several key players from last year’s team, including Ochai Agbaji, Christian Braun, Remy Martin, and David McCormack, but return several other key players, including Jalen Wilson and Dajuan Harris Jr.
When Does the 2022-23 College Basketball Season Start?
The college basketball season is scheduled to start on November 7, the first day of a tournament at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will host a multi-team event (MTE) featuring themselves, the Columbia Lions, the Sacred Heart Pioneers, and the UMass Lowell River Hawks.
The first game of the MTE will be Rutgers vs. Columbia on Monday, November 7, the first day of the event, which will run through November 16.
In college basketball betting, the Lions will be sizable underdogs in this contest, considering they finished with a 4-22 record a year ago, including a 1-13 mark in Ivy League play. The Scarlet Knights finished 18-14 last year and lost to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the NCAA Tournament play-in game.
This game isn’t guaranteed to remain the tip-off for the season, as it’s always possible that another tournament is scheduled before the season. As of now, the unofficial tip-off date for the season can be called Monday, November 7.
The Rutgers MTE kicks off a November that is chock-full of other tournaments, including the Myrtle Beach Invitational (November 17 through November 20) and the Maui Jim Maui Invitational (November 21 through November 23), and many more.
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