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A fan wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus cheers during Game 2 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: Iowa St women's hoops coach in quarantine

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Billy Evans, 88, member of 1956 gold medal U.S. team, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Billy Evans, a member of the 1956 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic team and Kentucky Hall of Famer who helped the Wildcats go 25-0 in 1953-54, has died.

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl talks to players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. Pearl has another rebuilding job of sorts at Auburn, but this time he starts out with a better foundation and assemblage of talent. The Tigers must replace virtually all their key players, including possible NBA lottery pick Isaac Okoro, after the best three-year run in program history. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

Pearl: Top Auburn recruit not yet declared eligible by NCAA

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn's top recruit, point guard Sharife Cooper, hasn't been cleared to play by the NCAA.

FILE - Rhode Island's Jacob Toppin reacts as he runs the court during an NCAA college basketball game against Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio, in this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, file photo. The No. 10 Wildcats lost five starters among nine departures from last season. The addition of former Rhode Island forward Jacob Toppin should provide some much needed experience. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster, File)

More than wins, losses at stake as basketball season arrives

As more than 300 teams prepare to start a season that will look nothing like any before it, the conversation isn't so much about who will be cutting down the nets at the end of