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BIG 12

The BIG 12 is the best conference in the country. The question is how many teams will be invited to the tournament. It is most likely nine or ten teams come selection Sunday. Houston is the favorite and has been the best team all season. Iowa St, Baylor and Texas Tech also earned byes into …

Purdue 78 Wisconsin 70

Purdue closes out dominant regular season with tough, physical matchup. Purdue survived two first half injury scares with stars Zach Edey and Braden Smith both going down with turned ankles. Both injuries looked scary at first, but Edey and Smith both returned to action shortly and showed no ill effects from their injuries. Purdue led …

Atlantic 10

The Atlantic 10 conference has had a nice competitive season. Dayton has been the darling of the league for most of the year but end as the 3 seed. Richmond and Loyola-Chicago take the top seeds with 15-3 conference records. Foul league teams ended the regular season with over 20 wins and four other finished …

Ivy League

Favorite: Princeton Contender: Cornell Upset candidate: Yale At large possibilities: None Winner: Cornell

Big West

Five teams have winning records in the Big West. UC Irvine is the class of the conference. Favorite: UC Irvine Contender: UC San Diego UC Dacvie Upset candidate: Hawaii Long Beach St At large possibilities: None Winner: UC Irvine

MAC

The MAC tournament always produces some exciting games. Five teams has good overall records. Winner is likely in the 14 seed range Favorite: Toledo Contender: Akron Ohio Upset candidate: Bowling Green At large possibilities: None Winner: Ohio

Conference USA

Conference USA has undergone some changes recently. Louisiana Tech and Sam Houston St have led the conference most of the season. Favorite: Louisiana Tech Contender: Sam Houston St Upset candidate: Western Kentucky At large possibilities: None Winner: Louisiana Tech

SWAC

Favorite: Grambling St Contender: Alcorn St Southern Upset candidate: Texas Southern At large possibilities: None Winner: Grambling St

MAAC

Another 16 seed will likely go to the winner. The top four seeds all could advance Favorite: Quinnipiac Contender: Fairfield Upset candidate: Marist St. Peter’s At large possibilities: None Winner: Fairfield

Mid-Eastern

The winner of this tournament is likely going to be headed to Dayton. Norfolk St is the clear favorite Favorite: Norfolk St Contender: NC Central Upset candidate: Howard At large possibilities: None Winner: Norfolk St