West Coast Conference: A Preview of the Teams and an Outlook for the 2021-22 Season

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LWOS coverage of the NCAA continues with the West Coast Conference basketball preview. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have primarily dominated this conference. Some teams may have a chance to challenge them this year, but it doesn’t look likely. Recently, the West Coast Conference has also had great success from other groups like St. Mary’s and BYU. […] READ MORE


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


The Mountain West and WCC Need More At-Large Bids

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The Mountain West and West Coast conferences are determined and poised to earn additional bids for the NCAA Tournament. Both conferences are more than just San Diego State and Gonzaga. However, with San Francisco‚Äôs 85-60 defeat of Nevada on Wednesday night, these hopeful mid-major programs may be hurting each other. The Mountain West and WCC […] READ MORE



West Coast Conference 2010s All-Decade Team

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People tend to think that the West Coast Conference is just Gonzaga beating up on everyone else. However, while the Zags have become a national powerhouse, the league has some other solid programs as well. St. Mary’s and BYU have been consistent throughout the decade as well. Those three schools feature prominently on this team, […] READ MORE


Mid-Major Takeaways: Week Three

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In the world of mid-major basketball, 15 minutes of fame might be all you have to hang your hat on at the end of the season. This is where we find the Evansville Purple Aces a little over a week after upsetting Kentucky. Before beating Morgan State in three overtimes on Sunday, the Purple Aces […] READ MORE