All posts tagged "Mid-Major Basketball"

  • Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of December 9

    1. Wichita State (9-0). Last week: 1 Wichita State remained undefeated with a win over Oral Roberts on Saturday night. The Shockers will host Tennessee this weekend.   2. Gonzaga (8-1). Last week: 2 Gonzaga held off...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: Big South

    By Jesse Kramer The Big South has not produced a seed other than a 16 since the 2007-08 season. Whether or not that trend changes, this should be an exciting year in the league with lots of...

    • Posted October 27, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: MEAC

    By Jesse Kramer Norfolk State has dominated the MEAC in the regular season the last two years, going 29-3 in league games. Once again, the Spartans are the favorite in this league, although North Carolina Central and...

    • Posted October 26, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: MAC

    By Jesse Kramer The MAC is another mid-major league that has been very successful in recent years. Although its teams have not fared too well in the NCAA tournament recently save for Ohio’s Sweet 16 run two...

    • Posted October 6, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: Patriot League

    By Jesse Kramer The Patriot League’s reputation has steadily grown over the past two seasons with Lehigh and Bucknell’s success. Lehigh won a NCAA tournament game two seasons ago, and last year Bucknell nearly knocked off Butler...

    • Posted October 5, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: Ivy League

    By Jesse Kramer In the last few seasons, Harvard has not only risen to the top of the Ivy League, but to national prominence. The Crimson won the conference last season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • College Basketball Preview: Atlantic Sun

    By Jesse Kramer Thanks to Florida Gulf Coast and “Dunk City”, the Atlantic Sun Conference has gained some extra publicity leading up to the 2013-14 season. Florida Gulf Coast is once again one of the nation’s better...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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  • Why Iona’s Momo Jones Is Not A Mid-Major All-American

    By Jesse Kramer I released my 2013 Mid-Major All-Americans earlier in the week. Among the 21 mid-major stars on the list, I excluded Iona guard and MAAC Player of the Year Momo Jones, who was the nation’s...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • 2013 Mid-Major All-America Teams

    By Jesse Kramer Entering the second week of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, a pair of mid-majors, Wichita State and Florida Gulf Coast, remain in the hunt for a national title. A few other stragglers are still playing...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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  • LIU-Brooklyn Completes First-Ever “Three-Peat” As NEC Tournament Champions

    By Jesse Kramer Behind a career-performance from C.J. Garner, LIU-Brooklyn knocked off Mount St. Mary’s in the NEC title game at the WRAC, 91-70, to complete the first three-peat in NEC tournament history. Garner, a senior guard...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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