An article that appeared in the Indy Star written by Scott Horner and Jim Ayello projected the type of seasons expected for some of the other Indiana colleges. Coach Carson Harris of Marian returns with 2 starters and 3 other key players, and they should make a climb toward the top of the Crossroads League. Indiana State, under the leadership of Greg Lansing, who is beginning his 7th season for the Sycamores who returns 3 starters and 5 other key players. They should make a run for the Missouri Valley Conference Championship.Jon Coffman starts his 3rd season at Ft. Wayne. The Mastodons return a good portion of their team and have already upset IU, and they have a good chance to make the NCAA Tournament. Matt Lotrich begins his first season at Valparaiso and should have them back in the NCAA Tournament. After all, they have made it a habit for many years to make the Big Show.Evansville and their coach Marty Simmons begins his 10th year with the Purple Aces. Marty was Colt Ryan’s coach at Evansville. He returns enough key players to make a run in the Missouri Valley. Don’t forget that Wes McKinney of Batesville is still at Hanover and should be their top scorer this year. Keep an eye on him!