Team preview: Ohio

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

Updated: October 20, 2004, 5:18 PM ET
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It is an understatement to say this is a pivotal season for fourth-year coach Tim O'Shea.

When Larry Hunter, one of the MAC's top-10 all-time coaches, was dumped in favor of O'Shea, Ohio fans had a higher expectation than a 26-28 league mark the last three seasons.