Everything You Need to Know About the 2009-10 Season…

Posted by rtmsf on November 9th, 2009

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So we realize that not everyone has a mental illness like we do and thinks about college basketball year-round.  Some of you do — the ones who keep emailing us about  Jerome Dyson, for example — but not all of you.  Therefore, if you’re just today realizing that there are actual games that count beginning tonight in Chapel Hill, Columbus, Syracuse and Berkeley as part of the 2009 Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament, well, here’s your cheat sheet.

RTC Preseason Top 25 – will debut at 6:30 pm ET tonight.  If you like comparisons, here’s the Coaches and Media Top 25.  We also found time to give you our preseason bracketology.

RTC Preseason All-Americansfrom Aldrich to Warren, they’re all here.

RTC Top 65 Games & Tournaments – we picked them by month (Nov/Dec, January, Feb/March pt. 1, Feb/March pt.2) so you don’t have to.  If that’s too complicated, here’s the wrapup post listing them by both date and ranking.  Oh, and we also broke down each of the big holiday tournaments, from the CvC to the Preseason NIT and everything in between.  We even found time to give you a complete schedule of the ESPN Full Court package with some analysis thrown in.

30 Reasons We Love College Basketball – get yourself excited with some of the top plays and moments from the 2008-09 season here.

Cooler Than You – just for fun, we provided a list of the coolest names, best dunkers, nastiest long-range bombers and human erasers here.

Tweeting the Preview (click here for all) – a new feature this year, we analyzed each of the 347 teams in D1 in 140 characters or less.

Conference Primers (click here for all) – as usual, through our network of correspondents, we broke down each and every conference.

  1. Big 10
  2. ACC
  3. Big East
  4. Big 12
  5. SEC
  6. Pac-10
  7. Mountain West
  8. Conference USA
  9. Atlantic 10
  10. Missouri Valley
  11. Horizon League
  12. WAC
  13. Colonial
  14. West Coast
  15. MAAC
  16. Big West
  17. Summit League
  18. Southland
  19. MAC
  20. Sun Belt
  21. America East
  22. Big Sky
  23. Big South
  24. Ohio Valley
  25. Atlantic Sun
  26. Southern
  27. SWAC
  28. Ivy League
  29. Patriot League
  30. Northeast
  31. MEAC

RTC Impact Players (click here for all) - from Maine to Hawaii and back, we identified and describe the sixty impact players you need to keep an eye on this season.

What say we tip it off already?  The offseason is too damn long.

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