Atlantic Sun: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on August 28, 2010

The Teams Belmont The Bruins were a young team last year that was supposed to be rebuilding. However, Belmont exceeded expectations and was the top team in the Atlantic Sun. Now everyone is returning except for Keaton Belcher. The Bruins are led by rising sophomore Ian Clark. Clark had an eFG% of 55.6 in his… Read more »


Atlantic Coast Conference: 2010-11 Preview

Posted by on August 26, 2010

Teams Boston College Before last season, I talked to my friend who happens to be a BC fan. We talked about realistic expectations for BC. They had everyone back except for standout guard Tyrese Rice. Interestingly enough, he told me he expected BC to take a step forward in 2009-10 while getting worse results. How… Read more »


America East: 2010-2011 Preview

Posted by on August 24, 2010

The Players Player of the Year: John Holland, Boston University Holland led the conference in points per game last year and earned a spot on the America East first time. He was obviously a big part of the offense for BU, but will carry an even bigger load with the graduation of Corey Lowe. Losing… Read more »


America East: 2009-2010 Season in Review

Posted by on August 23, 2010

One of the three main components of a college basketball preview should be reviewing the previous season. This provides a baseline for the second and thirds components (what a team is gaining and what a team is losing). The two most fundamental ways to give a snap shot of a season are both recurring themes… Read more »


Whacks at the Pinata

Posted by on August 18, 2010

Earlier this month, Ken Pomeroy tweeted, “I request to copyright the phrase ‘gets more whacks at the pinata’ to describe a low FG%/high efficiency offense.” Naturally, I decided to take this a step further. This post is a look at the teams that got the most whacks in 2009-2010. Formula (Team’s OEff)-((100.8/48.8)*(Team’s eFG%)) Explanation The… Read more »


Testing the Four Factors

Posted by on August 15, 2010

For a beginner’s guide on the four factors discussed in this post read this. The four factors certainly work effectively to determine a team’s offensive/defensive ability. In order to take a closer look, I decided to “build” an expected offensive efficiency for each team in 2009-2010 based solely on the four factors. The major problem… Read more »


The Shape of Things to Come

Posted by on August 14, 2010

No, this is not a review of a LOST episode. Instead, we are releasing the schedule for our 2010-2011 NCAAB Preview. Starting August 23rd we will preview the upcoming season conference by conference. More general posts are sure to follow leading up to the games, but here is the conference schedule: (click on image for… Read more »


Varying Impacts – Jimmer Fredette

Posted by on August 11, 2010

A while ago, we did a post on the varying impacts an efficient basketball player can have. In order to explore this subject further, we have conducted a series of interviews. We have discussed three different types of players with team specific bloggers. This final post features an interview with Mountain West Connection (twitter: @JeremySBN)… Read more »


Varying Impacts – Jon Scheyer

Posted by on August 10, 2010

A while ago, we did a post on the varying impacts an efficient basketball player can have. In order to explore this subject further, we have conducted a series of interviews. We have discussed three different types of players with team specific bloggers. This second post features an interview with Duke Hoop Blog (twitter: @DukeHoopBlog)… Read more »


Varying Impacts – Blake Hoffarber

Posted by on August 4, 2010

A while ago, we did a post on the varying impacts an efficient basketball player can have. In order to explore this subject further, we have conducted a series of interviews. We have discussed three different types of players with team specific bloggers. This first post features an interview with The Daily Gopher (twitter: @TheDailyGopher)… Read more »