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Wright: Nov. 25 start date is important, but more questions moving forward

Jay Wright noticed a little more pep in his players’ steps on Thursday. He and his staff felt a little bit of a motivational boost as well.

On Wednesday night, the NCAA Division I council approved a start date of Nov. 25. There’s still much more to be done, but it’s an important step forward for the 2020-21 college basketball season.

“It’s really important,” Wright said. “It’s the same thing with our Big East schedule, that’s going to give us a starting point (when it’s done), then we can start working on our non-conference schedule. Some players, it’s their senior year, they didn’t know if we were going to have a season.