College basketball teams around the country are preparing for the start of another exciting season. Coaches, players and fans can’t wait for the games to begin.
Many teams will enter the 2013-14 season with pressure and expectations to succeed this season, while others appear to be facing challenging circumstances that could force them into a difficult year.
There are also teams around the country that no one is talking about who are poised for big seasons. These teams have all the ingredients to surprise the college basketball world with their success.
The following list looks at one team from each of the major NCAA basketball conferences that will surprise folks in the 2013-14 season.