Beware of the big rules changes

Early in the season, whistles, not players, could dominate the game

Updated: November 8, 2013, 5:14 PM ET
By Dana O'Neil

Hide the children. Avert your eyes. Shutter the windows and lock the doors.

The rule changes are coming! The rule changes are coming!

The NCAA has unleashed Godzilla. He is wearing black and white stripes, has a menacing whistle wrapped around his neck, and is headed straight to a college basketball venue near you to trample the game into smithereens.

At least that's what plenty of coaches would have you believe.

The college basketball season officially opens Friday ...

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