Category: Mid Majors

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Mid Major Teams With Quality Opportunites in Multi-Team Events

When the locations of “Maui” “The Bahamas” or “Cancun” are referenced in the context of college basketball, you know it is about to be a fun time of year to be fan. These Muti-Team Events (MTEs) unwrap looming question marks surrounding teams such as coaching changes, transfers, and personnel rotations. For some teams, these tournaments …

Conference USA

Conference USA is quickly becoming one of the better mid major conferences. Florida Atlantic has had an outstanding regular season. Both UAB and North Texas are very good basketball teams. This conference is usually a one bid league, and may yet be that this year. It deserves at least two bids in our opinion Favorite: …


Favorite: Howard Contender: Norfolk St Upset candidate: North Carolina Central Maryland Eastern Shore At large possibilities: None Winner: Norfolk St

American East

Favorite: Vermont Contender: UMass Lowell Upset candidate: UMBC At large possibilities: None Winner: UMass Lowell


Four 20 win teams take a shot at earning a bid to the big dance. This tourney will see some quality basketball every match up. There are some really talented teams and coaches in this league Favorite: Toledo Contender: Kent St Akron Upset candidate: Ball State At large possibilities: None Winner: Kent State

Big West

Favorite: UC Santa Barbara Contender: UC Irvine UC Riverside Upset candidate: Hawaii UC Davis At large possibilities: None Winner: UC Irvine


Favorite: Iona Contender: Rider Upset candidate: Sienna At large possibilities: None Winner: Iona


A new format for the conference tournament this season. Top 4 teams get the bye into the quarterfinals. This conference tourney will be a competitive tourney. The winner could have a chance of an upset bid in the NCAA tournament. Favorite: Sam Houston Utah Valley Contender: Southern Utah Seattle Grand Canyon Upset candidate: SF Austin …

Ivy League

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


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