As you attend multiple games throughout the ABL season--which culminates in a cross-regional tournament featuring the best teams from all over--you'll be able to add and subtract players from your target list as potential recruits for your team. The more times you scout a player, the more complete a picture you'll get of him as the season progresses across attributes, such as three-pointers, dunk, clutch, steals, blocks, and many more--30 attributes in all. In addition, players will earn overall grades for general items, such as defense, skills, and shooting. Each player will also carry standard star ratings for a quick view of his overall skills.
A revamped shrine to hold all of your trophies, new alternate uniforms to unlock, new classic teams to play with (how about 1990's Loyola Marymount squad for starters?), and a number of new all-time teams look to make College Hoops 2K8 yet another deep, immersive college basketball experience. The tip-off for College Hoops 2K8 is set for November 19, and we'll be bringing you more on the game in the coming weeks.
That's why NCAA.com is here with a glossary of important college basketball-related terms. We've started with 51 and will add more as the language around the game changes and evolves. Did we miss any? Email us here to let us know the word or phrase that should be added to this list.
If you're a college basketball fan, you should follow MTEs closely, because they often mean daytime basketball around the holidays and these events often provide multiple high-level matchups in consecutive days for the teams involved.
Still, March Madness has been documented in depicted in video games, and college teams do sneak into modern NBA 2K games in some form. But what are the best ways to scratch that particular itch you get this time every year? Firstly, go pick up that ointment from the pharmacy. And then play these five all-timer college basketball video games. 2b1af7f3a8