Team preview: Valparaiso

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

Updated: November 6, 2003, 8:14 AM ET
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A flurry of late-summer activity created an in with the old, out with the new situation for Valparaiso. The old being former head coach Homer Drew, who in August returned to take over the top job after his son Scott Drew left for Baylor.

The thought of this kind of scenario occurring anywhere in college basketball is unimaginable. Most programs would have been crippled to lose their coach at the end of the summer, but the elder Drew eagerly stepped in for his son.