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  1. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Which new coaching hires will succeed?

    Oct 20, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

    Steve Wojciechowski

    Five new hires that should thrive, and five who may end up struggling.

  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. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Without Mercer in the Atlantic Sun, does anyone contend with Dunk City?

    Oct 18, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    AP

    After a one-year hiatus, Florida Gulf Coast is the heavy favorite to return to the NCAA tournament.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: Key assistant coaching hires

    Oct 17, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Indianapolis Star

    College assistant coaches frequently change jobs and here’s 10 of the more important hires from the 2014-15 offseason.

  6. 2014-15 America East Preview: Does Stony Brook finally make the Tournament?

    Oct 17, 2014, 10:10 AM EST

    Jameel Warney of Stony Brook (AP Photo)

    The America East will be very open this season. Does Stony Brook finally make it to the NCAA Tournament out of the pack?

  7. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Coastal Carolina, High Point early favorites in competitive Big South

    Oct 16, 2014, 2:37 PM EST

    Andrew Rowsey of UNC Asheville (Getty Images)

    The Big South has plenty of young talent and should once again be a thrilling conference race.

  8. 2014-2015 Season Preview: NBCSports.com’s Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 16, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    ucsbgauchos.com

    The small school stars that you need to know about this season.

  9. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Can Grand Canyon, Seattle catch New Mexico State in the WAC?

    Oct 15, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

    Daniel Mullings (AP Photo)

    New Mexico State has made three straight NCAA tournaments without winning a WAC regular season title. Will that change this season?

  10. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Mid-Major Power Rankings

    Oct 15, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Georgia St BYU Basketball

    The top 15 teams from outside the power conferences. What did we get wrong?

  11. 2014-15 Southland Preview: Can Stephen F. Austin go unbeaten again?

    Oct 14, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

    Jacob Parker (Getty Images)

    Stephen F. Austin had an undefeated conference record in the Southland last season and the NCAA Tournament Cinderella is once again a big favorite.

  12. 2014-2015 Season Preview: 23 Impact Transfers

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Kyle Wiltjer three

    Here are 24 players that will make an impact after changing schools this offseason.

  13. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Ranking the biggest X-Factors

    Oct 13, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    John Calipari

    Here are 21 things that could change the course of the 2014-2015 season.

  14. 2014-15 MEAC Preview: North Carolina Central aiming for repeat

    Oct 12, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    North Carolina Central's LeVelle Moton (Getty Images)

    The Eagles are capable of repeating, but it’s Hampton that will enter the 2014-15 season as the favorite to win the MEAC.

  15. 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.

  16. 2014-2015 Preview: Impact JuCo transfers

    Oct 10, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    Kadeem Allen (BlueDragonSports.com)

    Who are the impact Junior College recruits that you need to know about?

  17. 2014-2015 Ivy League Preview: Is this the year someone catches Harvard?

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Siyani Chambers and Tommy Amaker (AP Photo)

    Yale and Columbia return quite a bit of talent from last season. Can they take the Ivy title from Harvard?

  18. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Terry Rozier, Monte Morris headline potential Breakout Stars

    Oct 9, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Getty Images

    25 players that could become household names by the time the season comes to an end.

  19. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Programs on the rise and the decline

    Oct 8, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    AP

    Five programs expected to take a step forward, and five more that will take a step back this season.

  20. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Coaches on the Hot Seat

    Oct 7, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon (Getty Images)

    Every season, a few college coaches find themselves on the Hot Seat as the season begins. Can they win themselves off in 2014-15?

  21. NBCSports 2014-2015 College Basketball Season Preview Schedule

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    A schedule for all of NBCSports.com’s season preview content.

  22. East Region Preview: Are Michigan State and Iowa State the two best teams?

    Mar 17, 2014, 8:03 AM EST

    Illinois v Michigan State

    Find out why people like the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds more than the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the East Region.

  23. West Region Preview: Arizona rules, but chaos could reign

    Mar 17, 2014, 7:40 AM EST

    Caleb Johnson, Doug McDermott

    Arizona is the best defensive team in the country, but can they hang on to win a region with three of the hottest teams in the country and Dougie McBuckets?

  24. Midwest Region Preview: Is 4-seed Louisville the favorite?

    Mar 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

    Louisville v SMU

    Wichita State didn’t get any favors as a No. 1 seed, but Louisville got a great draw as a No. 4.

  25. Thursday’s Pregame Shootaround: Loaded day of conference tournament action

    Mar 13, 2014, 10:20 AM EST

    UConn Maryland Basketball

    Thursday is one of the best days of the college basketball season as conference tournament quarterfinal action is going on all over country. Check out the best matchups of the day and when the bubble teams play.