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  • Summary: In the All-American Training Challenge, players can improve their game skills by competing in passing, shooting, and defensive tests against former college basketball standouts like Mike Conley Jr. of Ohio State, Julian Wright of Kansas, Glen "Big Baby" Davis of LSU, Alando Tucker of Wisconsin, Al Thornton of Florida State, J.J. Redick of Duke, and College Hoops 2K8 cover athlete, Greg Oden of Ohio State. Gamers can progress through the challenge drills against these great players while tracking their best times and highest scores in the game. With multiplayer support for up to four players, gamers can compete against their friends to see who has the best College Hoops skills. College basketball fans can truly feel the benefit of playing in front of a frenzied crowd—be it at home or in a neutral tournament venue—with the 6th Man Advantage where the energy of a team’s fans can motivate a team to play harder and with more confidence. During a game, the 6th Man Meter measures the current energy and excitement level of the crowd. By scoring often, playing good defense, and raising the excitement level of the crowd, the 6th Man Meter will rise. Once the meter is full, the home team gains the advantage of playing with less fatigue for a brief period while the opposing team starts to lose confidence in their playing ability. The 6th Man Advantage delivers a realistic element with how a great crowd can inspire their team to victory. [2K Sports] Expand
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. With EA Sports’ March Madness still only treading stale water, 2K Sports continues to innovate, staying ahead on game play appeal. College Hoops 2K8 for PS2 is the king of previous-gen college hoops titles, but it’s lacking the shine it once sported.
  2. 69
    While it's great that the game has been released for those basketball fans looking for a fix, the true innovation within the College Hoops franchise has graduated to a new league of consoles.
  3. 60
    Despite the addition of the 6th Man Mater and some improved passing and shooting aids, this year's version of College Hoops seems tired.
  4. Only the hardest of the hardcore need send in their application for this college edition on the PS2; this year, it's next-gen or no need.