Great basketball will be played across the country this season, but no region will beat Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Dana O'Neil maps out the perfect road trip for hoops fanatics, ending in Rising Sun, Ind.
Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.
It's time to hand out report cards for ESPN.com's preseason top 25.
Stephen Curry? Red-hot. The SEC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college basketball season? Dana O'Neil has the answers.