Pandemic Profiles: Cleveland State Basketball Takes the Horizon League by Storm

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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 Loyola from the Patriot League. You can also check out prior installments, starting with Norfolk State. The next program in our series is Cleveland State basketball.┬áDennis […] READ MORE



Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week Six

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We finally made it to 2021! The new year brings new hope for a variety of reasons. However, it’s also a signal that conference play is here for mid-major teams. The abbreviated non-conference period will make winning league titles even more important than before. The selection committee historically doesn’t like non-power teams to begin with, […] READ MORE


Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week Five

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The Christmas holiday limited the number of mid-major games this past week. Most of the action came from last Sunday through Wednesday. However, even with a small number of games, there was plenty of newsworthy moments. This is especially true for a pair of mid-major programs looking to make statements after years of being looked […] READ MORE


2020-21 Horizon League Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the Horizon League Basketball Preview. Wright State and Northern Kentucky have battled it out in recent years here. Wright State captured the regular season title, but Northern Kentucky won the automatic berth in 2019-20. Both programs are looking to keep their perch on the top of the league, but […] READ MORE