October was a very busy month at West Coast Convo with the Fall sports in full swing and basketball season right around the corner. Catch up with what you missed below.
X Factors: We debuted our X Factors series featuring a player on each WCC team that you should keep an eye on this season. Many are players who might be under the radar, so look like a pro and show your WCC basketball knowledge by studying up on these players to know. Here are links to our featured players so far. Check them all out, and stay tuned in November for X Factors from Loyola Marymount, and Portland to conclude the series.
Preseason Rankings: The West Coast Conference hosted Media Day in Los Angeles highlighted by the release of the Preseason All-WCC Team and Coaches’ Poll. Check out or analysis of the official team and poll followed by our own predictions and analysis comparing the two. Let’s see who got it right at the end of the season!
Player Rankings: We also debuted our annual Player Position Rankings as our writers chose the top five players in the West Coast Conference at each position.
Happy Halloween!: We finished off the month getting scared with a couple Halloween themed posts. Check out why BYU might be the scariest road game in the WCC, and take a look at our scariest hoops players on each team.
COMING UP IN NOVEMBER: Stay tuned for another very busy month on West Coast Convo in November as basketball season is finally here! We will be looking at some of the top players in the WCC heading into the season including Sports Illustrated’s Top 100 Transfer Players and ESPN’s Top 100 College Basketball Players. We will also bring you complete coverage and analysis of the opening games in the WCC starting on opening night November 14th.