About the game
Replicate your school’s style of play, set the tempo and win with NCAA® Basketball 09.
Whether your school pushes the ball in transition, runs a half-court offense that utilizes the clock and limits possessions or features a balanced attack that combines transition offense with set plays, NCAA Basketball 09 rewards the strategic player by emphasizing team specific styles of play. College basketball springs to life in NCAA Basketball 09 with frenzied crowds, authentic commentary from Dick Vitale, Brad Nessler and Erin Andrews and now featuring Division I coaches in-game for the first time.
Next-Level Authenticity—An all-new game engine delivers the true-to-life style of play for every Division I team, including authentic team ratings and scouting reports from the creators of the Blue Ribbon™ College Basketball Yearbook.
Execute Your Gameplan—Dictate your style of play by selecting pre-game strategies, and use the all-new Game Tempo Meter to know when to alter your settings on the fly.
Coach Feedback System—NCAA® coaches provide real-time feedback from the sideline, helping you play at your ideal tempo.
Become the Ultimate Champion—64 of the all-time greatest NCAA college basketball teams are placed into the ultimate bracket, and you decide who takes home the crown.
The College Game Jumps to Life—Now with more authentic arenas and mascots, plus classic and alternate uniforms, and new in-game commentary and analysis by Dick Vitale, Brad Nessler, and Erin Andrews.
Online Everywhere—Easily search and create matchups with your favorite team’s rivals, share game files, and enjoy improved, smoother online play to stay connected like never before.