2023 College Basketball Returning Production & Early-Season Matchup Discrepancies
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Welcome to the tip-off of the 2023-2024 season in college basketball! A handful of teams made the transition to Division I basketball last season — from Queens to Lindenwood.
This season sees the induction of just one team to the Division I level, with the Le Moyne Dolphins now apart of the NEC.
The first place to start when diagnosing the outlook of all 362 college basketball teams is the experience of each roster. College basketball handicapping through the Feast Week tournaments can be quite profitable by simply backing the team with more continuity.
This article will call out teams with the most returning players, along with teams that have five new faces at starting positions.
With data from Torvik, returning minutes compliment the returning starter ratios for a deeper look at which teams should start the season with an advantage.
Without further ado, here's a look at the teams with notable returning starters, along with returning minutes.
With Returning Production in mind, here's a look at some early-season scheduled college hoops games with a large discrepancy in Returning Minutes Ranked: