Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week Nine

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One of the best things about college basketball is the surprise teams that emerge. That’s where a lot of the excitement that March Madness brings comes from. Fans want to know who will be the surprise team that upsets a top seed in the first round, or makes a run to the second weekend. However, […] READ MORE


2020-21 SoCon Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 SoCon Basketball Preview. The Southern Conference has been one of the strongest mid-major leagues the last few seasons. Wofford won a first-round game in 2019 and would have been an at-large selection if it did not win the conference tournament. UNC Greensboro was the first team left […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Takeaways: Week Sixteen

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Gonzaga, Dayton, and San Diego State have been the mid-major darlings this year. All three teams have seemed untouchable at times in their respective leagues. That changed this past week. By far, the biggest result was San Diego State losing its first game of the season to UNLV. However, Gonzaga also lost its first WCC […] READ MORE


LWOS Bracketology 4.0

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Believe it or not, Selection Sunday is a little more than three weeks away. Crunch time has arrived for teams looking to make the tournament. LWOS Bracketology 4.0 gives the latest update on what the bracket would look like today. You can find the previous bracket here to compare. Here is the fourth edition of […] READ MORE


East Tennessee State Deserves an At-Large Bid

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Every year there are debates in March about teams that get snubbed from the NCAA Tournament. Mid-major programs, while considered, often get the brunt of these snubs. Mediocre power conference teams backpedal in, while quality small conference schools who took one bad loss in a conference tournament get left on the couch. East Tennessee State, […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Takeaways: Week Seven

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With all the parity in college basketball this season, it should be no surprise that upsets keep occurring. However, some are bigger than others. Every year, there are a few mid-major teams that show the potential for earning an at-large bid. However, what often keeps them from getting one is missing a marquee win outside […] READ MORE