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NCAA Basketball Conference Ranking: 2008-09

November 4th, 2008
ACC

CHN's 31 conference ranking, including 10 year historical averages based on average RPI finish. For more information on historical RPI averages, check out the Conference Data Page. Links lead to league preview pages.

 

Preseason Coaches Poll: Big East Dominates

October 30th, 2008

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

Daily Conference Poll: Who Will Win the MVC?

October 29th, 2008
Creighton

Writers Picks: 2008-09 BCS Conference Champions

October 29th, 2008
ACC

 

Writers Predictions: BCS Conference Champions

 

Who will be this year's BCS conference champs? CHN writers take a shot at some predictions.. and the results are mostly you'd expect.

 

Big Ten Media Poll & All-Conference

October 29th, 2008
Big TenPark Ridge, Ill. - Purdue swingman Robbie Hummel was named the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year by a 22-member media panel, the conference announced today. Hummel's Boilermakers were tabbed as the preseason favorite for the 2008-09 men's basketball season by the media panel.

Hummel was chosen as the Preseason Player of the Year after earning first-team All-Conference and All-Freshman Team accolades last year. He led the Big Ten in three-point field percentage in conference games while averaging 11.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in all games.

MVC Media Poll: Creighton Favored

October 28th, 2008
Missouri Valley ConferenceOMAHA, Neb. -- The Creighton men¹s basketball team is the near-unanimous pick to win the Missouri Valley Conference, according to the preseason poll announced today during the league¹s annual Basketball Media Day. Creighton earned 36 of 39 first-place votes in the survey of league coaches, beat writers, sports information directors and play-by-play men.

ACC Media Poll & All-Conference Team

October 26th, 2008
ACC

ATLANTA, GA – For a second-straight year North Carolina was a unanimous choice to finish first atop the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball race in voting by 40 media members at the league’s annual Basketball Media Day.

Duke was picked for second, while Wake Forest was voted third. Miami was fourth, followed by Clemson (fifth) and Virginia Tech (sixth).

 

WCC Media Poll & All-Conference Team

October 26th, 2008
GonzagaLAS VEGAS, Nev. - If you remember how the top three finished in the West Coast Conference men's basketball regular-season chase a year ago then you won't see anything out of the ordinary to start the 2008-09 campaign.

Gonzaga University edged Saint Mary's College and the University of San Diego in the 2008-09 WCC men's basketball pre-season poll as selected by the league coaches. The announcement was made at the 2008 WCC Basketball Media Day at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, site of the 2009 WCC Basketball Tournament.

Big East Media Poll & All-Conference

October 22nd, 2008
Big East

 

2008-09 BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll

Rank School Pts.

1. Connecticut (9) 214

2. Louisville (3) 205

3. Pittsburgh (3) 200

4. Notre Dame (1) 195

5. Villanova 153

6. Marquette 146

7. Georgetown 141

8. Syracuse 139

SEC Preseason Media Poll & All-Conference Team

October 20th, 2008
Florida
Preseason Media Poll
(First-Place Votes in Parentheses; *-unanimous selection)

SEC Champion: Tennessee (23); Florida (5); Kentucky (2)

Eastern Division

Tennessee (23) 172 14-2 31-5
Florida (5) 143 8-8 24-12
Kentucky (2) 130 12-4 18-13
Vanderbilt 88 10-6 26-8
South Carolina 56 5-11 14-18
Georgia 41 4-12 17-17