2022 Selection Sunday: Rapid Reaction

Selection Sunday has come and gone, and we officially have the 2022 Men’s Championship Bracket. 68 teams have earned the right to play for a championship. The hope is that COVID contingencies won’t be needed this time, though they are in place just in case. However, there seems to be less outrage and chaos about […] READ MORE

2021-22 Preseason Mid-Major Top 25


Everyone loves a good Cinderella story. The month of March gives us plenty of those. Last season it was Oral Roberts. UMBC was everyone’s darling back in 2018. And there are a number of other stories just like that, each unique in their own way. Trying to find the next great Cinderella truly begins in […] READ MORE

LWOS 2021-22 College Basketball Bracketology 1.0

In just a few days, college basketball is back. Well, officially anyway. Numerous exhibition games have been taking place since the end of October, building up the excitement. Speaking of exciting, there is no more exciting tournament in sports than March Madness. College basketball’s premier tournament did not disappoint in 2021. Now, it’s time to […] READ MORE

Pandemic Profiles: UNC Asheville Basketball Faced Highs and Lows During Pandemic


This summer, Last Word on Basketball looks to profile college basketball teams and their journey through a season played during a pandemic. Our previous installment took a look at Wofford from the Southern Conference. You can also check out prior installments, starting with Toledo. The next program in our series is UNC Asheville basketball. Mike […] READ MORE