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Watch now: ISU coach Dan Muller anticipates 'mad scramble' to set up schedules with Nov. 25 start date

NORMAL — Illinois State head coach Dan Muller expects every Division I college basketball team to go into a full-court press in the next couple weeks.

Various social media outlets reported the NCAA Division I Council decided Tuesday the season can begin Nov. 25, which is two weeks later than originally scheduled. Muller said there will be "a mad scramble" in trying to put together a nonconference schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns about travel and safety.

"I think some teams will end up playing four nonconference games and others will end up playing eight or nine and some teams might not play any," said Muller.