Team preview: Jacksonville State

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

Updated: October 20, 2004, 5:10 PM ET
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Just because his team lost four starters and five of his top six scorers from a year ago doesn't mean Jacksonville State coach Mike LaPlante is packing it in this season. LaPlante has high expectations for a huge class of recruits.

"We lost some quality kids, but I think we did a good job replacing them with this recruiting class," LaPlante said.