Teams across the country are practicing, preparing and priming themselves for the new season, which the annual Midnight Madness helps tip off. What five things are we most looking forward to when the ball goes up?
Two seasons removed from an NCAA title, Texas A&M is in an 0-3 hole after opening against a trio of top-10 teams. Digging out, especially with the Aggies' first SEC season quickly approaching, might rest on Kelsey Bone's shoulders.
Defense is the name of the game they are playing in Norfolk. West Virginia moved on to the second round of the NCAA tournament because it knows how to dish it, Stanford because it knows how to deal with it.
Tuesday's women's national title game matchup pitting Notre Dame against Texas A&M is making the college basketball world question itself a bit. Is having fresh blood playing for the championship a good thing?