Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week Seven

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There is always excitement when conference play arrives in mid-major leagues. Regardless of what happened in November and December, the real push for an NCAA Tournament berth starts in league play. This is where surprise teams start to make themselves known. This is also where losing games that teams shouldn’t be the difference in seeding […] READ MORE


2020-21 Sun Belt Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 Sun Belt Basketball Preview. The league was taken by storm by Little Rock in 2019-20. The Trojans, projected near the bottom in the preseason, soared to the regular-season title. However, they will not fly under the radar this time. Sun Belt foes know how good the team […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Tournament Previews: Week Two

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After one week of mid-major conference tournament action, five teams have punched bids. Utah State, Belmont, Winthrop, Bradley, and Liberty captured mid-major auto-bids. This week, ten more leagues begin their tournaments this week, while two just started this past weekend. By next Sunday, there will be 32 guaranteed bids to the NCAA Tournament. Mid-Major Week […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Takeaways: Week Twelve

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The biggest mid-major news may have come out of Evansville this week. The Purple Aces fired head coach Walter McCarty after an investigation into sexual misconduct and Title IX violations. Aside from that, many mid-major conferences are getting near the halfway point of league play. This is the time when conference contenders start to make […] READ MORE