by Jim Feist It's important to understand and closely examine the schedule and the roster of college hoop teams. Some teams start off the season playing a bunch of cream puffs, while others face a mixture of good and bad teams.   Some schools want to get a few cheap victories over smaller schools and fatten up their won/lost record early in the season, while others want to test their teams early to toughen them up for conference play. Now it's the final stretch run for the title. This is where the weak links drop off, while the better teams advance, though…