The NBA has already canceled the first month of the regular season with no indication that the lockout will end in the near future. Basketball fans are just going to have to get excited about college basketball in the DMV.
If cheaper tickets, cheaper concessions, better parking, young talented players and a pumped up atmosphere aren't enough to get you on board, here are some hype videos to help you make your choice.
George Washington University
Home Openener 11/11/11, tickets here.
George Mason University
Home Opener 11/11/11, tickets here.
University of Maryland
Home Opener 11/13/11, tickets here.
If you're looking for a Georgetown hype video, we haven't seen one but we'll let you know if we do.