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The countdown is on to the start of the 2023-24 season! This page will serve as the hub for all our season preview content to come out between Sep. 25 -- the first day of collegiate practices -- and early December, when the high school season gets underway. We'll have links to both CoBL content as well as that of our content partner, the Philadelphia Inquirer

Over the coming days and weeks leading up to the season, we'll be providing breakdowns of the City 6 teams plus numerous other area Division I, Division II & Division III programs, as well as several player feature stories and a look at the various leagues they all play in. On the high school side, we'll be doing individual preview stories of dozens upon dozens of high school programs in the area, boys and girls -- not necessarily in any order, so keep checking here every day to see what's new!

High School Previews

Boys High School Previews
Abington Friends (Nov. 28)
Academy New Church (Oct. 10)
Archbishop Carroll (Oct. 3)
Archbishop Ryan (Oct. 13)
Archbishop Wood (Nov. 17)
Bensalem (Oct. 11)
Bonner-Prendergast (Nov. 27)
Cardinal O'Hara (Nov. 29)
Cheltenham (Nov. 29)
Chester (Nov. 21)
Chichester (Nov. 25)
Coatesville (Nov. 22)
Conestoga (Dec. 6)
Constitution (Nov. 14)
Cristo Rey (Nov. 30)
Devon Prep (Nov. 27)
Dobbins Tech (Oct. 10)
Downingtown West (Oct. 20)
Episcopal Academy (Oct. 6)
Friends Select (Nov. 15)
Garnet Valley (Oct. 18)
George School (Oct. 11)
Germantown Academy (Nov. 11)
Harriton (Nov. 27)
Haverford School (Nov. 20)
Imhotep Charter (Oct. 25)
La Salle (Nov. 30)
Lower Merion (Nov. 7)
Malvern Prep (Nov. 25)
Marple Newtown (Dec. 2)
Math, Civics & Sciences (Nov. 26)
Methacton (Nov. 4)
Neumann-Goretti (Nov. 21)
Owen J. Roberts (Oct. 5)
Penn Charter (Oct. 2)
Phelps School (Nov. 1)
Perkiomen Valley (Nov. 30)
Phoenixville (Nov. 28)
Plymouth Whitemarsh (Oct. 17)
Pope John Paul II (Nov. 26)
Pottstown (Oct. 26)
Roman Catholic (Oct. 9)
Sankofa Freedom (Nov. 24)
Spring-Ford (Oct. 12)
St. Joe's Prep (Oct. 18)
Strath Haven (Oct. 31)
Unionville (Nov. 13)
Upper Dublin (Oct. 4)
West Chester Henderson (Oct. 19)
West Catholic (Oct. 26)
Westtown (Oct. 25)
William Tennent (Dec. 4)


Girls High School Previews
Abington (Nov. 3)
Archbishop Carroll (Oct. 6)
Archbishop Ryan (Nov. 22)
Archbishop Wood (Nov. 16)
Audenried (Nov. 26)
Bensalem (Nov. 19)
Bishop Shanahan (Nov. 21)
Cardinal O'Hara (Oct. 5)
Conestoga (Oct. 4)
Conwell-Egan (Oct. 19)
Council Rock South (Oct. 3)
Downingtown East (Nov. 10)
Downingtown West (Dec. 6)
Friends' Central (Nov. 20)
Great Valley (Nov. 12)
Harriton (Oct. 23)
Haverford High (Dec. 1)
Imhotep Charter (Oct. 16)
Lansdale Catholic (Nov. 28)
Neshaminy (Oct. 12)
Neumann-Goretti (Oct. 18)
Notre Dame (Nov. 28)
Penn Charter (Oct. 9)
Pennsbury (Nov. 9)
Perkiomen Valley (Oct. 2)
Phoenixville (Nov. 20)
Plymouth Whitemarsh (Nov. 30)
Springfield-Delco (Nov. 6)
Unionville (Nov. 8)
Upper Dublin (Nov. 2)
Upper Moreland (Dec. 4)
Villa Maria (Nov. 28)
West Catholic (Nov. 22)
Westtown (Oct. 27)

League Previews
Catholic League Boys (Dec. 5)
Catholic League Girls (Dec. 5)
Central League Boys (Dec. 1)
Ches-Mont Boys (Dec. 4)
Ches-Mont Girls (Dec. 10)
Inter-Ac Boys (Nov. 29)
Pioneer Athletic Conference Boys (Dec. 6)
Pioneer Athletic Conference Girls (Dec. 6)

Division I Preview Content

General Season Preview
City 6 Preseason WBB Awards (Sept. 25)
City 6 Preseason MBB Awards (Sept. 26)

Area Alumni
CoBL-Area Men's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 1) (Oct. 2)
CoBL-Area Men's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 2) (Oct. 3)
CoBL-Area Men's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 3) (Oct. 4)
CoBL-Area Men's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 4) (Oct. 5)

CoBL-Area Women's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 1) (Oct. 16)
CoBL-Area Women's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 2) (Oct. 17)
CoBl-Area Women's Division I Alumni 2023-24 (Pt. 3) (Oct. 18)

Tyrone Williams wants to lead Old Dominion MBB to conference title (Oct. 23)
Anajah Brown went from 'shut down' to team captain at Siena WBB (Oct. 24)
Allen Powell ready to lead Rider MBB to MAAC title (Oct. 25)
PCL rivals Betrand, Ings turn to teammates at Norfolk State (Oct. 31)
Kassondra Brown looks to finish career strong for Rutgers WBB (Nov. 7)

Drexel Men's Primer (Oct. 23)
Drexel Women's Primer (Oct. 23)
Sans Washington Drexel WBB aiming for balance (Nov. 2)
Drexel MBB primed and ready for Big 5 debut (Nov. 2)
O'Neill continuing PCL point guard pipeline to Drexel (Nov. 2)
Drexel MBB downplaying expectations heading into 2023-24 (Nov. 2)

La Salle
La Salle Men's Primer (Oct. 24)
La Salle Women's Primer (Oct. 24)
Dunphy changing with times at La Salle MBB (Nov. 3)
'Killer Bs' Brickus, Brantley look to create some buzz for La Salle MBB (Nov. 3)
La Salle MBB wants adds even more international flair (Nov. 3)
La Salle WBB wants freshman Melious to be herself (Nov. 3)
Masciantonio playing 'grandma' role in final season with La Salle WBB (Nov. 2)

Penn Men's Primer
Penn Women's Primer
Despite defection, Donahue doesn't doubt Penn's depth 
(Nov. 3)
Penn WBB senior Jordan Obi prepared to take the reins (Nov. 3)
All eyes on Clark Slajchert in senior season for Penn MBB (Nov. 3)

Saint Joseph's
St. Joe's Men's Primer (Oct. 30)
St. Joe's Women's Primer (Oct. 30)
MBB: Sidelined no more: Essandoko ready to make his mark (Oct. 30)
MBB: St. Joe's brimming with potential for breakthough year (Oct. 30)
MBB: Star Erik Reynolds ready for decision to pay off (Oct. 30)
WBB: Point guard the biggest question for deep squad (Oct. 30)

Temple Men's Primer (Oct. 31)
Temple Women's Primer (Oct. 31)
WBB: Aleah Nelson paving the path for heir apparent Taylor (Oct. 31)
MBB: New era begins for Temple under Fisher (Oct. 31)
MBB: Philly product Hysier Miller ready to lead new-look Temple (Oct. 31)

Villanova Men's Primer (Nov. 1)
Villanova Women's Primer (Nov. 1)
Villanova WBB enters the post-Maddy Siegrist era (Nov. 1)
Reloaded Villanova MBB aiming for bounce back season (Nov. 1)
Dalce poised to take another leap for 'Nova WBB (Nov. 1)
Dixon, now a proven star, back to lead depp 'Nova MBB frontcourt (Nov. 1)
Villanova MBB sophomore Armstrong primed for breakout season (Nov. 1)