Our first Super Tuesday of the year told us so much about what is in-store this season! A1o 1 Rhode Island 2 VCU 3 Dayton 4 Davidson 5 St Bonaventure 6 St Louis 7 La Salle 8 GW 9 St Joes 10 George Mason 11 Richmond 12 Fordham 13 Umass 14 Duquesne Richmond was projected to have a great season, but they drop 5 spots after
Season Preview: Illinois Last Season: 20-15, NIT Quarterfinals Key Losses: Malcolm Hill, Maverick Morgan, Tracy Abrams Key Additions: Mark Alstork, Mark Smith, Trent Frazier It has been four straight seasons since the Illini have made the NCAA Tournament and fans are growing impatient in Champaign. However, after a hectic offseason which was highlighted by
Continuing from last year, Ryan Berry and Zach Beeler will have a weekly column exploring 5 topics (or '5 Big Things') that are prevalent in college basketball. We are open to suggestions, so if you have any requests feel free to Tweet them to @ZachBeeler33 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. 1.
Season Preview: Connecticut Huskies Last Season: 16-17, No Postseason Key Losses: Amida Brimah, Kentan Facey, Rodney Purvis, Steve Enoch, Vance Jackson Key Additions: Antwoine Anderson, Eric Cobb, Mamadou Diarra, Josh Carlton, Tyler Polley INTRODUCTION Last season was the worst in thirty years for the UConn Huskies. It was a perfect storm of an injury epidemic,
Season Preview: Virginia Tech Last Season: 22-11, NCAA 2nd Round Key Losses: Zach LeDay, Seth Allen Key Additions: Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Wabissa Bede Virginia Tech had quite the surprising 2016-17 season. Zach LeDay and Seth Allen had good seasons as expected, but guys like Justin Robinson (10.4 ppg), Ahmed Hill (11.4 ppg), and Justin Bibbs
Season Preview: Wake Forest Last Season: 19-14, NCAA First Four Key Losses: John Collins, Austin Arians Key Additions: Chaundee Brown, Melo Eggleston, Olivier Sarr Led by the ACC’s third leading scorer, John Collins, Wake Forest made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010. The Demon Deacons snuck in as an 11 seed
Season Preview: Syracuse Last Season: 19-15, NIT 2nd Round Key Losses: Andrew White III, Tyler Lydon, John Gillon, Taurean Thompson Key Additions: Oshae Brissett, Bourama Sidibe, Howard Washington Last year, the Syracuse Orange were extremely inconsistent in ACC play, to say the least. Coach Jim Boeheim certainly didn’t have his most talented team, but
Season Preview: Georgia Tech Last Season: 21-16, lost in NIT Championship Key Losses: Quinton Stephens Key Additions: Jose Alvarado, Curtis Haywood II Head coach Josh Pastner’s first season at Georgia Tech went well above expectations, and that can be primarily contributed to freshman wing Josh Okogie and junior big man Ben Lammers, who had
Season Preview: Oklahoma State Last Season: 20-13, NCAA 1st Round Key Losses: Jawun Evans, Phil Forte III, Leyton Hammonds, Brad Underwood Key Additions: Zack Dawson, Mike Boynton The Oklahoma State Cowboys surpassed expectations last year when they made a tournament appearance and finished fifth in the Big 12 with a 9-9 record in conference.