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Conference Previews

  1. A heart-to-heart with Bob Huggins changed Juwan Staten’s outlook, career

    Nov 11, 2014, 6:52 PM EST

    AP

    A sit-down with the longtime head coach helped turn Juwan Staten into an all-conference player. But can Staten, now a senior, turn West Virginia into an NCAA tournament team?

  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Weber State won’t lack for challengers in Big Sky

    Oct 20, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Weber State's Joel Bolomboy (AP Photo)

    Weber State will be the preseason favorites, but Northern Arizona, Sacramento State and Eastern Washington will lead a group of challengers capable of pushing the reigning champs.

  3. 2014-15 Big West Preview: UC Irvine, UCSB lead highly competitive race

    Oct 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    UC Irvine head coach Russell Turner (AP Photo)

    An entertaining regular season was followed by a wild conference tournament in 2013-14. Will that once again be the case?

  4. 2014-15 SWAC Preview: Alabama State, Texas Southern lead the way

    Oct 11, 2014, 3:35 PM EST

    Texas Southern coach Mike Davis (Getty Images)

    The SWAC could be a two-team race, with one of those programs (Alabama State) ineligible for postseason play.

  5. 2013-14 SEC Preview: Can anyone catch Kentucky?

    Nov 8, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  6. 2013-2014 ACC Preview: Notre Dame, Syracuse invade Tobacco Road, but watch for Virginia

    Nov 7, 2013, 9:58 AM EST

    AP photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  7. 2013-2014 Big Ten Preview: The power resides in Michigan

    Nov 6, 2013, 9:36 AM EST

    Memphis v Michigan State

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  8. 2013-14 Big 12 Preview: Wiggin’ out? Smart money’s on KU and OSU for a battle royale

    Nov 5, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Andrew Wiggins and Marcus Smart will battle for Big 12 (and possibly national) POY honors this season. (AP)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  9. 2013-2014 Big East Preview: Marquette’s favored, but the Big East could send seven to tourney

    Nov 4, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  10. 2013-2014 Pac-12 Conference Preview: League’s on the way back after rough three-year stretch

    Nov 1, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Arizona v Ohio State

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  11. American Athletic Conference 2013-14 Preview: Louisville comes back strong

    Oct 31, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    AP photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  12. 2013-2014 Mountain West Preview: Strong, will they perform better in March?

    Oct 30, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Mountain West Basketball Tournament - Championship - UNLV v New Mexico

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  13. 2013-2014 Missouri Valley Preview: Wichita State’s favored, but they will be tested

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  14. 2013-2014 WCC Preview: Can anyone challenge Gonzaga?

    Oct 28, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Wichita State v Gonzaga

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  15. Conference USA 2013-14 Preview: Southern Miss leads a large group of new teams

    Oct 25, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Tom Herrion

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: Atlantic 10: VCU’s Havoc to top the new-look league

    Oct 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - VCU v Indiana

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  17. 2013-2014 MAC Preview: Toledo, West Division looks to narrow the gap

    Oct 23, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Javon McCrea, Darren Goodson

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  18. Horizon League Preview 2013-14: Wright State and Green Bay enter season as top two

    Oct 22, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Shaquille Thomas, MIles Dixon

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  19. 2013-2014 CAA Preview: Drexel keeps draggin’ us back in

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:59 AM EST

    Frantz Massenat, Stephen Holt

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  20. 2013-2014 Sun Belt Preview: Star-studded league should provide plenty of drama

    Oct 20, 2013, 10:40 AM EST

    Elfrid Payton, Keith Appling

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  21. Western Carolina’s Trey Sumler looks to leave mark in final season

    Oct 19, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    W Carolina Tennessee Basketball

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Hope springs eternal in college basketball (and sports in general), with the start of a new season sparking optimism amongst programs across the country. That’s certainly the case in the Southern Conference,…

  22. 2013-2014 Southern Conference Preview: Can Elon unseat reigning champ Davidson?

    Oct 19, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Matt Matheny

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  23. 2013-2014 MAAC Preview: Manhattan, Canisius, Iona at the top

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Steve Masiello

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  24. 2013-2014 Ohio Valley Season Preview: Is this the year for Eastern Kentucky or Southeast Missouri State?

    Oct 17, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Corey Walden, Gary Browne

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  25. 2013-14 Summit League Preview: North Dakota State looks to make a run to the tournament

    Oct 16, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Taylor Braun (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…