With every new college basketball season, a head coach must overcome several obstacles to attain victory on the court. With staple, veteran players leaving every collegiate year, recruiting is a vital part to the season. In ESPN College Hoops 2K5, gamers will find the year-round recruiting full of depth and excitement.
Gamers select two assistant coaches to help find the best talent from across the nation. Starting their coaching career at a small program may prove to be a challenge, when trying to recruit top talent… The best recruits in the country will have different interests that will help determine which school to sign with -- playing time, location, coaching philosophy, college reputation are all part of this program… The head coach must be smart as they manage time and budget resources to scout and recruit players. There are over 300 other universities vying for the same pool of players. Gamers will need to figure out which recruits they have a legitimate shot in getting before committing valuable resources towards big-time talent that may have no interest in playing for them.
…AND TODAY IN THE NEWS…
Dramatic stories and front-page headlines are a big part of ESPN College Hoops 2K5, thanks to ESPN News. After every Legacy Mode game, a multiple page news story is generated editorializing the dramatic win or demoralizing loss for the player's team. Every story is unique and filled with great wit and humor and shows highlights from the user's game done in the style of ESPN.com's ESPN Motion.