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The #1 rated college basketball game is back. It's that time of year again - the time of year where basketball courts around the nation are filled with excitement, slam dunks, unbelievable athletes, Cinderella stories and championship dreams. Nothing captivates the nation quite like the NCAA Basketball Tournament and no other game captures the collegiate atmosphere and energy like College Hoops 2K6.

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In college basketball, every school has championship dreams no matter what the size of their program. Success can be determined by a single decision, a single coaching move, or even a single shot. One player can make or break a team's chemistry. One coach can lead a team to victory. Get your clipboard, whistle, and playbook ready for action, as the emotions and thrills of college basketball come to life with ESPN College Hoops 2K6!

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  • Player Disposition - Each player has an inherent set of attributes: consistency, focus, and confidence. Utilize practice drills, scrimmages, and weekly meetings to raise these attributes to their peaks, so that you can heighten your Player Psyche and optimize your players' performances.
  • Coach's Clipboard - Whether it's a full court press or a quick shot at the end of the half, coach your team to victory through specific timeout directions with Timeout Focus. Improve your zone defense efficiency and exploit your opponent's weaknesses by having total control over individual zone replacements with Zone Substitutions.
  • Selection Sunday - No day in college basketball is bigger than Selection Sunday. Watch a broadcast of your team's placement into the NCAA Tournament. Listen to commentary as video clips give you the low down on all the bracket match ups.
  • Season Preview Show - A new show presented by Gumbel and Kellogg, lets fans know who is on the preseason Top 25, who the preseason 1st and 2nd team All-Americans are, and what major coaching changes took place over the off-season.
  • Midnight Madness - Celebrate this nationwide event to kick off the college hoops season. Participate in the first practice of the year with a midnight intra-squad exhibition that has become a college hoops tradition.
  • The Online Experience - 2K Sports continues to lead the online gaming revolution as College Hoops 2K6 features seamless online play and the most comprehensive online feature anywhere including completely online stat tracking, buddy lists management, and online leagues.
  • The Pontiac Virtual NCAA Final 4 - Ever dreamed of hitting the buzzer beater to advance to the Final 4? Now you can. In this first ever tournament of its kind, The Pontiac Virtual NCAA Final 4 powered by College Hoops 2K6 mirrors every match-up of the actual NCAA tournament— all of the brackets, with team drafting, online play, and lots of trash talk. The top four gamers in the Pontiac Virtual NCAA Final 4 public tournament will win a trip to Indianapolis, IN to play out the Final 4 match-ups in front of a crowd of roaring fans. Register to qualify for the Public Virtual Final 4 or create a Private Final 4 to experience all of the tournament madness with your friends.Check out Pontiac.com/virtualfinal4 or 2ksports.com as the tournament approaches for more news on the Pontiac Virtual NCAA Final 4.

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  • North America:
    • Mar 13, 2006 (XBOX360)
    • Nov 30, 2005 (PS2)
    • Nov 22, 2005 (Xbox)
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