NCAA Champion Jackie Manuel Talks Coming Home, Women’s Hoops and Almost Transferring

Welcome to Season 3:Episode 2 of ‘The Player And The Fan’ featuring David Noel III and Quierra Luck. We are excited to bring you an official podcast highlighting both, equally important, sporting elements, the player and the fan. They will bring you their viewpoints weekly, featuring various sporting topics and games around the ACC, and specifically, North Carolina. 

Welcome to the new season! 

David and Quierra are happy to welcome you back with more hot topics, debates, and of course, featured guests. This year has been incredibly difficult for all of us. As we try and navigate our way through elections, racial injustice, and political division, the duo hopes to provide you with a short escape full of laughs, David’s dramatic storytelling, and of course, analysis of the upcoming basketball season. 

On episode two, 2005 NCAA Champion Jackie Manuel joins the podcast to discuss his return home to Chapel Hill.

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UConn-Notre Dame women’s hoops rivalry will not be played in 2020-21 because of COVID-19

For the first time in a quarter-century one of the best rivalries in women’s college basketball could be on hold.

Notre Dame and UConn will not play each other in the 2020-21 regular season after agreeing to restructure their four-year deal due to COVID-19 related restrictions, the schools announced on Monday.

Notre Dame vs. UConn on hold for 2020-21

The prominent women’s hoops schools restructured their non-conference deal due to scheduling issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. NCAA Division I women’s basketball programs are allowed a maximum of 25 regular-season games. Schools played around 30 total in 2019-20.

The most recent year without a regular season meeting was in 2013-14, but they met in the NCAA championship game. UConn won its second of four consecutive titles with four-time Most Outstanding Player Breanna Stewart.

They could still meet in the NCAA tournament. The last time the two schools didn’t play each

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