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  1. 2014-15 Season Preview: Arizona leads the way in the Pac-12

    Nov 7, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    While the Wildcats are favored to repeat as conference champs, the competition beneath them will be fierce.

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten of college basketball’s most important players

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Arizona's Gabe York and T.J. McConnell (AP Photo)

    The most important player to a team isn’t always the most talented. Here are ten players who will be critical to their team’s national title hopes.

  3. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten possible ‘Cinderellas’

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    R.J. Hunter (AP Photo)

    Every year features teams that step forward into the national limelight. Here are ten to keep in mind in advance of the 2014-15 season.

  4. 2014-15 Season Preview: Does SMU have what it takes to win the American?

    Nov 6, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Kevin Ollie

    The American is wide open with the departure of Louisville.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: San Diego State leads what will be a wild Mountain West race

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Dwayne Polee (Getty Images)

    San Diego State may be the favorites, but up to seven teams are capable of winning the league.

  6. 2014-15 Season Preview: Under the radar stars

    Nov 4, 2014, 12:43 PM EST

    Larry Nance (AP Photo)

    Here are 15 players who are sleepers to be all-americans this season.

  7. 2014-15 Season Preview: How does Wichita State follow its two-year stretch?

    Nov 4, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Ron Baker

    Can the Shockers make national waves for the third consecutive season?

  8. 2014-15 Season Preview: Who is Gonzaga’s biggest threat in the WCC?

    Nov 3, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Mark Few

    Gonzaga’s won the last two WCC regular season titles and is expected to extend that streak to three. However BYU, San Francisco and Saint Mary’s have other ideas.

  9. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Treveon Graham, VCU enter as favorites in the Atlantic 10

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    AP

    The Atlantic 10 is out to gain respect again this season from the rest of the college basketball world, a year after the league saw a record six teams selected for the NCAA tournament with one team reaching the Elite 8.

  10. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    The list of big men dominating college basketball this season is solid.

  11. 2014-15 Season Preview: Toledo looks to end a 35-year NCAA Tournament drought and rep the MAC

    Oct 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Julius Brown (AP Photo)

    The MAC is sure to be one of the more intriguing mid-major leagues during the 2014-15 season.

  12. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Stanley Johnson, Sam Dekker lead wing forward rankings

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Stanley Johnson (Arizona Athletics)

    CBT’s rankings of the best wings in college basketball heading into the 2014-15 season.

  13. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can Green Bay take the next step, represent the Horizon League in the Tournament?

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Keifer Sykes (AP Photo)

    Expectations are high in Green Bay after a good 2013-14 season that ultimately fell short of the NCAA Tournament.

  14. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Caris LeVert, Ron Baker highlight best off-guards in college hoops

    Oct 28, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    The best off guards in the country are all surprising in their own way.

  15. 2014-15 Season Preview: Marcus Paige, Fred Van Vleet among the best lead guards

    Oct 27, 2014, 3:10 PM EST

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    There are plenty of intriguing lead guards in college hoops this season.

  16. 2014-2015 Season Preview: This the year for William & Mary, or do new contenders emerge in the CAA?

    Oct 27, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    William & Mary was one shot short of the NCAA tournament. Unlike many teams in the conference, who lost considerable talent, W&M returns the top player, however, several teams that finished below .500 look to make the jump toward the top of the standings.

  17. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Georgia State is the heavy-favorite in the Sun Belt again

    Oct 26, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Shawn Long (Getty Images)

    Georgia State went 17-1 in the Sun Belt last season, but Louisiana knocked them out of the Sun Belt tournament in the final.

  18. Not even Wofford’s coach saw them becoming the Southern Conference’s best program

    Oct 25, 2014, 4:00 PM EST

    Wofford guard Karl Cochran (Getty Images)

    Mike Young has seen the Wofford men’s basketball program come a long way since he first joined the coaching staff back in 1989.

  19. 2014-15 Season Preview: Rivals Iona, Manhattan have company in race to the top of the MAAC

    Oct 24, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

    Manhattan's Steve Masiello (AP Photo)

    Rivals Iona and Manhattan are once again among the contenders, but they’ll have plenty of company in the race for the MAAC crown.

  20. 2014-15 Season Preview: The Top 20 Perimeter Attacks

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

    Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

    Who are the top 20 perimeters in the country this season?

  21. 2014-15 Season Preview: 20 Impact Freshmen

    Oct 22, 2014, 4:06 PM EST

    Justin Jackson (left) and Jahlil Okafor (right) at the McDonald's All-American Game

    College basketball will have plenty of impact freshmen this season. Here’s a look at some that could step in and contribute right away.

  22. 2014-2015 Season Preview: NDSU, SDSU take step back in Summit League hierarchy

    Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Scott Sutton (AP Photo)

    The top half of the Summit League will be a tight race all season long.

  23. 2014-2015 Season Preview: American is the favorite in a competitive Patriot League

    Oct 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    American was the surprise team in the Patriot League a season ago. Can they repeat as league champs?