2020-21 NEC Basketball Preview

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LWOS continues its conference previews with the 2020-21 NEC Basketball Preview. The Northeast Conference was taken by storm by Merrimack last season. The Warriors were brand new to Division I, and all they did was capture the regular-season title outright. Birmingham-Southern is the only other program to win a league title in their first D-I […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Conference Realignment Updates

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Conference realignment is nothing new in college sports. Teams constantly look for ways to improve the level of competition they face. Examples of this include Butler and Creighton joining the Big East and Wichita State joining the AAC. This shows that mid-major schools can climb the ladder of relevance in college basketball. A few other […] READ MORE


Northeast Conference 2010s All-Decade Team

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The Northeast Conference has seen seven different regular-season champions in the last decade. The league is competitive year in and year out. However, just four programs have represented the conference in the NCAA Tournament. Furthermore, the NEC welcomed Merrimack from Division II this past season, and the Warriors proceeded to win the league title in […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Tournament Previews: Week One

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When people hear the term March Madness, they often think about the NCAA Tournament. However, the madness begins with conference tournaments. Mid-major conferences have more on the line than their major counterparts. For most of them, only one team will be representing the league in the bracket. 12 conferences begin the quest for March glory […] READ MORE