Team preview: Troy

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 19, 2004, 6:17 PM ET
Blue Ribbon Yearbook
Editor's Note: Insider has teamed with Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, long known as the Bible of college basketball, to provide a comprehensive look at all 326 Division I teams.


There are five key components missing from the Trojan basketball team, and they are not the letters S-T-A-T-E.

Yes, Troy University is dropping "State" from its name, officially by August 2005. But head coach Don Maestri has a more urgent vacuum to fill on his roster – none of his five starters are back from a 24-7 campaign.