What Would a Mid-Major Superconference Look Like?

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NCAA realignment has made its triumphant return with the notion of a superconference in mind! The best part of this joyous occasion is always the wild speculation. Said speculation can range from the possible to the “what are they smoking,” but it is always entertaining. Let’s enjoy some of that now, shall we? All Hail […] READ MORE



NCAA Tournament Day 3

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Seriously, this has been madness at its finest. Usually, we see upsets in the Round of 64, and then the Round of 32 filters out the Cinderellas from the dwarves. However, Sunday was as wild as we can remember any second-round being. Three double-digit seeds advanced and we saw our first one-seed fall (sorry, Illinois). […] READ MORE


NCAA Tournament: Five Teams to Bust Your Bracket This March

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March Madness has arrived. And with it, upsets and teams looking to bust your 2021 NCAA Tournament bracket. Every year teams bust brackets and pull off upsets, 16 seeded UMBC in 2018, the 11 seeded Loyola-Chicago in 2018 running all the way to the final four, 2006 George Mason, 2012 Lehigh, 2014 UConn, and the […] READ MORE


Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week 12

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Valentine’s Day is a special day for love across the world. Family and friends express their love for one another with gifts and special days. This year, Valentine’s Day also serves as the one month mark from Selection Sunday. Love is in the air, not just for each other, but for the bubble race in […] READ MORE





2020-21 Missouri Valley Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 Missouri Valley Basketball Preview. The MVC is consistently one of the best mid-major conferences in college basketball. Northern Iowa had a fantastic season on its way to a regular-season title in 2019-20.  However, the Panthers slipped up in the conference tournament and would have been squarely on […] READ MORE


Missouri Valley Conference 2010s All-Decade Team

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The Missouri Valley Conference has a proud basketball history. The league is known for players such as Larry Bird and Oscar Robertson. This past decade saw new players etch their names in conference lore alongside those legends. Furthermore, Wichita State and Loyola-Chicago have both made the Final Four during this past decade. Creighton also helped […] READ MORE