Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series. Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. … [Read more...] about #11 Syracuse Orange: College Basketball 111 in 111
We all knew this was coming for some time, but the news was made official today: The BIG EAST Conference and Syracuse University today announced that both organizations have reached an agreement on Syracuse’s departure from the BIG EAST and move to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Under the terms of the agreement reached between the BIG EAST and Syracuse, the BIG EAST … [Read more...] about Syracuse officially leaving Big East for ACC in 2013
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick … [Read more...] about #6 Syracuse Orange: College Basketball 111 in 111
With Syracuse and Pitt selling out and heading to the ACC, the Big East is in serious jeopardy of disbanding as a football conference; especially if the rumors are true that UConn and Rutgers will soon follow suit. With football being at the forefront of these super conference realignments, the most competitive basketball conference in the country is losing elite programs, but … [Read more...] about Big East On The Way To Becoming Hoops Only Conference?