ESPN.com's Big West preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews, Diamond Leung is here to provide a quick -- and we mean quick -- preview of the Big West:

For in-depth previews of all nine Big West teams, check out Blue Ribbon's breakdowns:Insider

Cal Poly

Cal State Fullerton

Cal State Northridge

Long Beach State


UC Davis

UC Irvine

UC Riverside

UC Santa Barbara

-- New Faces, New Places: Leung profiles first-year coach Russell Turner of UC Irvine.

-- For more Big West coverage in the Nation blog, click here.

-- For the Blue Ribbon index page (all the teams previewed thus far), click here.