Team preview: Virginia Military

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2003, 1:44 PM ET
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After 78 years in the Southern Conference, VMI marches into the Big South this year.

And while the move was a lot about football, the change of venue should benefit basketball as well. Until a run last year in their final SoCon Tournament, the Keydets hadn't won a tournament game since 1997, and haven't been a consistent force in the league since the 1970s.