The Calm Before the Storm

Posted by on November 11, 2010

College basketball is back. The beginning of the season provides interesting matchups and early adjustments. Today there are no D1 games on the schedule, but tomorrow the games start rolling in. Teams will be finding out what they have and how they can improve. Here are the games we are looking forward to. The Potential… Read more »

Defending a Title

Posted by on November 4, 2010

This just in: Duke is good this year. The Blue Devils managed to fly under the radar (well, for Duke) for some of last season. Duke won’t be tricking anyone this season. With about 59% of minutes return, Coach K’s squad is rightfully the preseason favorite. Let’s take a look at the past five championship… Read more »

Team to Watch

Posted by on November 1, 2010

College basketball offers a diverse range of teams throughout the country. The gap between the rich and the poor is wide. Because of this, team’s produce intrigue for different reasons. Duke is trying to repeat, Purdue is a contender already without their best player, Mississippi Valley State’s schedule is crazy. The team of interest in… Read more »


Posted by on October 16, 2010

As you may have noticed, unforeseen circumstances have caused the conference previews to be stopped. However, Hoop Vision will be starting up again November 1. We will have plenty of content leading up to the start of the season from November 1 on. See you then.

Big 12: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on September 27, 2010

A team to review from last year…TexasThe Longhorns began the season 17-0 and national championship contenders. The second half of the season was a huge disappointment. Rick Barnes’ squad stumbled to a 7-10 record. However, the bad record can be largely attributed to the strength of the Big 12. Of the 10 losses, seven were… Read more »

Big Ten: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on September 21, 2010

A team to review from last year…MinnesotaThe Gophers were quietly a quality team last season. They shot the ball very well and took care of the ball. On defense, they also had success. As a result, Tubby Smith’s club had a number of big wins. Minnesota defeated Butler, Ohio St., Wisconsin, Michigan St., and Purdue…. Read more »

Big South: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on September 16, 2010

The Teams Charleston Southern CSU struggled last season to a 7-11 conference record. They struggled on both offense and defense. However, CSU has their four most important and efficient players back for this season. Jamarco Warren, Kelvin Martin, Jeremy Sexton, and Kenny Mitchell all were used on over 20% of possessions and had ORtg’s over… Read more »

Big Sky: 2010-2011 Preview

Posted by on September 9, 2010

The Teams Eastern Washington The Eagles finished just 5-11 in the Big Sky last year. They had very interesting rebound splits. Offensively, their rebound rank was 330th in the country. Yet the Eagles were the 30th ranked defensive rebounding team. The 300 difference was almost certainly one of the biggest in the country. A pretty… Read more »

Big East: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on September 5, 2010

A team to review from last year:MarquetteOnce upon a time there was a team who graduated Jerel McNeal, Wesley Matthews, and Dominic James. They weren’t supposed to be good. They ended up being good. The end. This story has been on replay since Buzz Williams’s team emerged as a contender in the Big East last… Read more »

Atlantic Ten: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on September 1, 2010

The Contenders Dayton, Xavier, Temple These three teams are yet again expected to be at the top of the A10. Yes, Dayton finished 8-8 in conference last year. However, their per possession numbers were excellent. Yes, Dayton didn’t make the NCAA Tournament last year. However, they won the NIT in rather convincing fashion beating Illinois… Read more »