Local college basketball preview 2014-15

Previews for each Division I men's basketball team in the state, aside from Maryland.

Coppin State's shooters wont be shy in Michael Grant's first season

Coppin State may be known for several things, but coach Michael Grant wants to ensure that the team is not known for being gun-shy.

'Balance' a buzzword as Loyola aims to replace Dylon Cormier

Loyola's men's basketball team got a glimpse into the future last season when senior guard Dylon Cormier (Cardinal Gibbons) broke his hand in early February and missed the last nine games.

Morgan State seeking one extra win to reach NCAA tournament

Todd Bozeman said he didn¿t lose any sleep over Morgan State's loss to North Carolina Central in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament final in March. But his son admitted that the defeat still resonates eight months later.

Mount St. Mary's will count on some new sources of 'mayhem'

Jamion Christian is far too focused on this season to spend much time looking back over his first two years as the Mount St. Mary's men's basketball coach.

Navy brings back the bulk of last year's team

The Navy men's basketball team returns all five starters from last season, plus standout point guard Tilman Dunbar, who was suspended in late December for a violation of academy rules.

Towson has two options at point guard as it tries to replace core

Towson's men's basketball team is back to square one at point guard, and two players are competing for the starting role.

UMBC's sophomores hope to take next step

UMBC's Rodney Elliott will be counted on to set the pace after averaging 15 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists in his first collegiate season.

New blood at UMES will be 'looking for that chemistry and camaraderie'

New coach Bobby Collins hasn't coached a Division I game since 2010. But after a successful stint in Division II with Winston-Salem State, Collins is back in college basketball¿s top tier.