G: Darryl Partin (Boston University)
G: Chris De La Rosa (UMBC)
G: Gerald McLemore (Maine)
F: Ferg Myrick (New Hampshire)
F: Brian Voelkel (Vermont)
G: Tu Holloway (Xavier)
G: Ramone Moore (Temple)
America East: James Kennedy (Boston University)
With the college basketball season finally on the horizon, the game that's been overlooked by many in conference realignment will once again have the center stage. Perennial contenders will once again make a run at a national title while some new faces will pop up as well. The first four-part preview will focus on the conferences, and more specifically who will win each of the 32 leagues.
Jon Teitel: You grew up in NYC, which has produced more NBA players than any other city. What was the competition like in the Big Apple?
America East: Albany
In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Rick Bullock, one of the greatest players in Texas Tech history. Bullock ranks in the top three in four major categories: points, rebounds, blocked shots and field goal percentage.
Jon Teitel: In 1972 you led your high school to the Texas state championship game before losing. How good a player were you back then, and how close did you come to winning the title?
In the most recent installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Texas A&M SID Alan Cannon discussing the coaching career of the late Shelby Metcalf. In 27 years in College Station, Metcalf won 438 games and led the Aggies to five NCAA Tournament appearances.
Jon Teitel: Metcalf was an All-American guard at East Texas State (now TX A&M-Commerce), where he helped lead the team to the 1955 NAIA national title. How good a player was he back then, and what did it mean to him to win the title?
(1) Alabama (25-12, 12-4 SEC)
Is Frank Martin's Style a Turn-Off for Miami?
By Curtis Kitchen
No matter the circumstance, you're always supposed to be able to go home. But, what happens when you aren't wanted? That's the situation in which current Kansas State Head Coach Frank Martin finds himself these days.
(1) Duke: lost to Arizona in the Sweet 16