After a baseball-filled summer, and now some of you have your college football in, the time has come for college hoops to start back up, as most teams are already playing some exhibition match-ups.
Although there is a lot of talk about the NBA lockout, who cares? College basketball season has arrived which is bigger, better, and more exciting than the NBA anyway.
If you are ready for exciting performances, countless buzzer beaters, and upsets, then you are ready for this year.
After a strong showing last season by the conference which included many powerhouse teams, it will be a rebuilding year of sorts for the conference, but that just makes for more excitement and unpredictability.
Here is my preseason rankings of the Big Ten this season.