THE BIG LIST: CHN's 2008-09 Preview Index

    
November 24th, 2008

THE BIG LIST
No one has more college basketball preview material than collegehoops.net.. not even ESPN (and if you don't believe me, I dare you to read every single preview article we put online.. it might blind your eyes.. and maybe even your ears). Here's a comprehensive list of preview content to keep you busy for the next two months. Bookmark this page and check back daily for new preview goodness. Like what you see? Spread the word.. and then Join the New Pickem Game and prove you know your ball!

 

 

TOP 144 PREVIEW - By Joel Wesler

Our annual college preview, the epic 144 Teams in 144 Days journey that commenced on June 26th and ends on the season's opening day!

Top 144 Team Previews (#1 to 25)

No surprise UNC is #1 (NEW).. but 2 to 348 are sure to stir up debate!

- Teams #26 to 40

- Teams #41 to 60

- Teams #61 to 80

- Teams #81 to 100

- Teams #101 to 120

- Teams #121 to 144

- 348 Team D1 Ranking - 145-200 - 201-275 - 276-348

- The Big Bracket  CHN's Top 144 plugged into a bracket

Top 144 RSS/XML Feed

 

DAILY CONFERENCE POLLS

Who will win all 31 D1 conferences?..

 

ACC? A10? B. East? Big Ten? Big 12? CUSA? HL? MVC? MWC? P-10? SEC? WAC? WCC? (NEW)

..ALL 31 LEAGUES vote early, vote often

Other Polls

- Who will be preseason #1?

- What will be the best conference?

- Best High-Major conference?

- Best Mid-Major conference?

 

CONFERENCE BY CONFERENCE

In-depth previews of all D1 conferences, including team rankings, previews, CHN's All-Conference teams, and more.

 

CONFERENCE PREVIEWS - CONFERENCE RANKING

- #1 Big East

- #2 ACC

- #3 SEC

- #4 Big 12

- #5 Pac-10

- #6 Big Ten

- #7 Atlantic 10

- #8 MWC

- #9 MVC

- #10 WCC

- #11 Conference USA

- #12 Colonial

- #13 MAC

- #14 WAC

- #15 MAAC

- #16 Horizon

- #17 Southern

- #18 Sun Belt

- #19 Big West

- #20 Patriot

- #21 Southland

- #22 Ivy

- #23 Big Sky

- #24 America East

- #25 Summit

- #26 Ohio Valley

- #27 NEC

- #28 Atlantic Sun

- #29 Big South

- #30 MEAC

- #31 SWAC

 

BRACKETOLOGY

Get a head start on your 2009 NCAA Tournament bracket

 

2009 NCAA TOURNAMENT PROJECTION

Its never to early to project the Field.. all 65 heading to the Dance

2009 TOURNEY BRACKET

CHN's Top 144 plugged into a bracket

PRESEASON TOP 50

The Editor's take.. different from the official Top 144 ranking

Writer Final Four Picks

 

OFFICIAL PRESEASON AWARDS & POLLS

        FOY                             MMPOY                          HMPOY               POY

 

CollegeHoops.net Awards - Voted on by CHN contributors.

- All-America Team (& commentary)

- High-Major All-Americans (& commentary)

- Mid-Major All-Americans (& commentary)

- All-Freshman Team (& commentary)

  ALL AWARDS

 

National Top 25 Polls/Awards

- Coaches Poll

- AP Top 25

- AP All-America Team

 

Official Coaches/Media Polls & All-Conference Teams

- Big 12

- MVC

- SEC

- WAC

- More

CHN Top 100
1 Tyler Hansbrough
2 Stephen Curry
3 Blake Griffin
4 Luke Harangody
5 James Haden
6 Darren Collison
7 Tyler Smith
8 Patrick Patterson
9 AJ Price
10 BJ Mullens

Complete Ranking

our annual favorite!

 

 

INTERVIEWS

Enough about what we have to say, how bout the guys who actually make the games happen..

 

Q&A's with the games top coaches

- Lute Olson (Arizona)

- Scott Drew (Baylor)

- Paul Hewitt (Georgia Tech)

- Rick Stansbury (Mississippi State)

- Ben Howland (UCLA)

- Sean Miller (Xavier)

- Over 20 more Head Coach Q&A's (see schedule)

 

Player Interviews

- Lester Hudson (UT-Martin)

    

 

PLAYER RANKINGS

Perfect for your fantasy needs, as well as good ole message board fodder!

 

CollegeHoops.net Top 100 (archive)

- CHN Top 100 Players: Preseason Edition (NEW)

 

Pick Six: Top Players (archive)

Top 6 Players in Each Conference (by Jeff Fox)

- ACC - Big 12 - Big East - Big Ten - Pac-10 - SEC - Non-BCS

 

Top 6 Players Nationally by Position (by Joey Whelan)

- PG - SG - SF - PF - C

 

Top 6 Players by Class (by Joey Whelan)

- Freshmen - Sophomores - Juniors - Seniors

 

Other Player Rankings

- Top 10 Sleepers

- Top Breakout Stars

 

OTHER RANKINGS & ARTICLES

Scattered rankings of teams, coaches, and players that are sure to drum up debate!

 

Coach Rankings - The best and worst of BCS coaches

- Big East by Dan Daitchman (NEW)

- Big 12

- Big Ten

- Pac-10

- SEC

- also Coaches on the Hot Seat by Rob Carpentier

 

Five-Year Rankings - BCS teams ordered by a formula that counts postseason success & conference winning %

- ACC - Big 12 - Big East - Big Ten - Pac-10 - SEC

 

Writers Picks - CHN staffers make some mind-boggling projections.. others not so much.

- BCS Conference Champions

- Surprise Teams

- Randoms: Coaches on the Hot Seat, Top Prospect, more..

- Final Four Picks

 

Other

- The Preview Magazines: Consensus Top 25

- Swiss Cheese Squads: Teams With Holes to Fill

- Conference Ranking

 

Metro Preview - Raphielle Johnson's annual rundown of all the team in the NYC metro area.

- Preseason Ranking & Awards  (NEW)

 

 

BCS CONFERENCE EXTRAS

Everything you need to know about the Power teams, including fantasy preview material!

 

The Starting Fives by Shawn Siegel

Projected starting lineups for all BCS teams

- ACC - Big East - Big12 - Big Ten - Pac-10 - SEC

 

Fantasy Stats Previews - Fantasy Stats Archive

Projected stats for all major BCS players

- ACC - Big East - Big 12 - Big Ten - Pac-10 - SEC

 

Player Grades (archive)

Player/lineup grades for all BCS teams

- ACC - Big East - Big Ten - Big 12 - Pac-10- SEC

 

SEC Preview by Jason Brubaker

- SEC East

- SEC West

 

Other

ACC: Most Underrated Players

 

MARCH MADNESS ALL SEASON PREVIEW

Jeff Borzello provides you with everything you need to know to get prepared for the season. Players, teams, conferences -- it's all here. Everything that is going to be in the preview is listed here and a link to this main page will be at the top of every article in the preview. The following is a schedule of what is included in the preview and when it will be released:

- Position Rankings: PG SG SF PF C
- Best Backcourts
- Best Frontcourts
- Group Rankings: Trios Inside-Outside Combos Wing Duos
- Impact Transfers
- Fifty Impact Freshmen
- Various Player Rankings: Defenders, Three-Point Shooters, Break-Out Players, Mid-Major Stars, Go-To Guys
- Biggest Shoes to Fill
- Non-Conference Games to Watch
- Non-BCS Top 25
- Mid-Major Sleepers
- Major Conference Sleepers
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Conference Rankings
No. 31 SWAC Preview
No. 30 MEAC Preview
No. 29 Big South Preview
No. 28 Atlantic Sun Preview
No. 27 Northeast Preview
No. 26 Ohio Valley Preview

No. 25 Ivy League Preview
No. 24 Southland Preview
No. 23 Patriot League Preview
No. 22 America East Preview
No. 21 Big Sky Preview
No. 20 Summit Preview
No. 19 Big West Preview
No. 18 Sun Belt Preview
No. 17 MAAC Preview

No. 16 Horizon Preview
No. 15 Mid-American Preview
No. 14 Southern Preview
No. 13 WAC Preview
No. 12 CAA Preview
No. 11 Missouri Valley Preview
No. 10 Mountain West Preview
No. 9 West Coast Preview

No's 1-9: Complete Preview

March Madness All Season Feed

 

OTHER

- Weekly TV Schedule (NEW)

- College Basketball Schedules

- CHN's Weekly Sunday Night Top 50 is Back! (NEW)

- Early Signing Day

- State of '08 - Ranking Every Program in Every State

- Rise & Fall - Programs & conferences that are on the up and up, or about to bottom out

  ACC - Big 12 - Big East - BCS Leagues - High-Majors - Mid-Majors - Low-Majors

- NBA Preview