CBS Sports reports that the NCAA is scheduling a vote next week on whether or not men’s basketball coaches can have access to work with their players during the month of July.
If allowed, it would be coaches’ first physical interaction with players since March.
Sources: The NCAA will vote next week on whether or not men's basketball coaches will have access to work their players out during the month of July.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 11, 2020
Most academic calendars will officially begin in early to mid August.
Most programs have not had access to players since March.
And in a rare double lede for today’s BDR, make sure you catch up on Longhorn news as former and incoming Texas baseball players are picked – or not – in the 2020 MLB Draft.
Coverage can be found below in the ICYMI section. Click, click, click. Enjoy.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Texas will start voluntary workouts next week, but first, how are those COVID tests looking?
Dallas Morning News: Texas players, coaches research next steps toward action against inequality and racism
247Sports: Texas Morning Brew: Strange night on Twitter for Longhorns
247Sports: Mike at Night: New transfer candidate, Jonathan Jones intel
247Sports: ‘Barriers will fall’ as college athletes find their voice
247Sports: Unique opportunity makes Brockermeyer family whole on the field
247Sports: The State of Recruiting: An interview with Isaac Pearson
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
WHAT WE’RE READING
SBNation: How MLS plans to return this summer
The Ringer: ‘Ball the right moves’: The history and mystery behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s skyhook
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- Coveted Texas junior offensive lineman Sam Cosmi has been named to the Walter Camp Preseason All-American team, the university announced yesterday. “Cosmi earned second-team All-Big 12 honors and was honorable mention for the Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year last season,” the university wrote in a new release. “He was also a first-team selection on Pro Football Focus’ Big 12 Team of the Year. He earned All-Bowl recognition from the Associated Press, ESPN and Sports Illustrated for his performance in the Alamo Bowl.”
- OrangeBloods reports that Texas defensive end Peter Mpagi and running back Derrian Brown aren’t expected to compete this season. Mpagi is reportedly having lab work done on his heart, and Brown is scheduled to undergo surgery to clean up some skull issues.
Texas football coach Tom Herman said defensive end Peter Mpagi is continuing to have lab work done on his heart, while running back Derrian Brown had a surgery to clean up some skull issues. He does not expect either to play this season.— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) June 11, 2020
- Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new hype video on our hands.