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Big East Conference Preview

October 29th, 2006
Big EastFavorite: Pittsburgh. Player of the Year: Dominic James. Conference Rank: 2nd

Big East Preseason Poll & All-Conference

October 26th, 2006
Big EastPittsburgh just edged out Georgetown for 1st place in the Big East Preseason Coaches Poll.

Preseason Big East All-Conference Teams

October 22nd, 2006
Big EastEric Silver projects the Big East All-Conference teams.

Big East Quiz - Answers

October 17th, 2006
Big EastAnswer's to Eric Silver's challening and fun Big East Quiz.

Big East Basketball Quiz

October 16th, 2006
A 100-point quiz for avid Big East fans to see how much they know about conference-related matters, both past and present.

Big East Impact Freshmen: Part Two

October 10th, 2006
Big EastThe Big East welcomes one of its deepest and most talented freshmen classes in recent history. Who will start? Who will sit? Who will star? Eric Silver breaks it all done in his Impact Freshmen Report. Part Two includes All-Rookie predictions and players almost guaranteed to start.

CHN Top 100: Player Ranking

October 9th, 2006
Noah, Hansbrough, Davis, and Oden sit atop CHN's bran new CHN Top 100 Player Ranking.

Big East Impact Freshmen: Part One

October 9th, 2006
Big EastThe Big East welcomes one of its deepest and most talented freshmen classes in recent history. Who will start? Who will sit? Who will star? Eric Silver breaks it all done in his Impact Freshmen Report.

Top College Basketball Metropolitan Areas

October 4th, 2006
ACCWhile there are certainly many great college towns in this country, some of our largest cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas boast multiple programs that have produced historic rivalries and unforgettable moments that make them great locales for college basketball enthusiasts.  While fans know that places like Lexington, Ky; Lawrence, Ks; and Storrs, Ct are home to big time college basketball programs, here is a list of cities where professional sports are not the only topic discussed on the sports radio airwaves. 

 

Big East Player Rankings - Center

October 2nd, 2006
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Some of the players listed in this section are not true centers. They are really power forwards who are forced to play the 5 on their team, usually alongside another power forward. On some teams it doesn’t matter on the offensive end who is designated the 4 and who the 5 since the roles are pretty much interchangeable. The distinction between the two roles comes into play on the defensive end as one of the two will primarily defend the opponent’s center while the other matches up with the other team’s power forward.  Anyway, here are 12 returning players that I envision as likely starting at the 5 – at least defensively – this season.