The Week That Was: Iowa Cuts Swimming & Diving; NCAA Approves Extra Year of Eligibility For Division I Fall Sports

Elwanda Tulloch

The Week That Was sponsored by Suitmate.

The University of Iowa made the startling decision to cut its swimming and diving programs this week in the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to ravish the United States. Swimming World has since called for the 2021 Men’s NCAA swimming and diving championships to be moved from Iowa City to a location where swimming & diving will be supported.

The NCAA has approved an extra year of eligibility for Division I athletes in fall sports that have had their seasons affected by COVID-19 out of their control.

Read below the five biggest stories in The Week That Was sponsored by Suitmate.

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By Andy Ross

The University of Florida’s men’s men’s swimming and diving head coach Anthony Nesty and men’s … Read More

Rutgers mailbag: When could basketball season start? What will Greg Schiano do without fall football?

Elwanda Tulloch

It’s been a while.

Now that the Big Ten’s decision to postpone the fall football season has mostly settled in – well, maybe not in Nebraska – and a decision on the basketball season remains a few weeks away, it’s a good time for another Rutgers mailbag, this one power exclusively with questions from Rutgers Sports Insider text messaging subscribers.

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Let’s get to it …

How about an update on Rutgers men’s basketball? Are they allowed into the RAC to work out (Geo Baker has the keys right)? — Chris K.

The program has been back on campus and working out at the APC in Piscataway for a few weeks now. I believe almost all players – if not the entire team – are back by now and participating

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