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Ohio Valley

The favorite has to be Belmont. The Bruins have recently lost two games in conference. Eastern Kentucky and Morehead St both hope to punch their tickets to the dance. Favorite: Belmont Contender: Eastern Kentucky & Morehead St Upset candidate: Austin Peay At large possibilities: None Winner: Belmont

Atlantic 10

The Atlantic 10 conference has been very competitive this season. The question will be how many teams get to the dance. St. Bonaventure should be in based on winning the regular season. A win over Richmond or Duquesne should seal it. VCU and St. Louis are other teams that need a win or two to …

Missouri Valley

The Missouri Valley has produced some good basketball this season. Loyola and Drake have headlined the conference. Look for a possible surprise from Indiana St or Missouri St. Last season saw the top 2 seeds lose in the semi- finals. Drake probably needs to make the championship game to have an at-large possibility Favorite: Loyola …


The Horizon League tournament has provided some great games and upsets over the years. Keep an eye out for Detroit’s Antoine Davis who is averaging over 24 ppg. Favorite: Wright St Contender: Cleveland St Upset candidate: Detroit & Northern Kentucky At large possibilities: None Winner: Cleveland St


James Madison is the favorite but has lost its leading scorer Matt Lewis is out for the season with a knee injury. Favorite: Northeastern Contender: James Madison Upset candidate: Hofstra At large possibilities: None Winner: Northeastern

Big South

Favorite: Winthrop Contender: Radford & Campbell Upset candidate: Garner-Webb At large possibilities: None Winner: Winthrop

Atlantic Sun

Favorite: Liberty Contender: Bellarmine Upset candidate: Lipscomb At large possibilities: None Winner: Liberty

American East

The American East has begun it’s conference tourney over the weekend. They are now down to the final four for the championship and the auto- bid from the conference. Favorite: UMBC Contender: Vermont Upset candidate: UMass Lowell At large possibilities: None Winner: Vermont

Conference Bracket News

Two weeks into the new season and conference play is just around the corner. This year conference standings may have some impact on selection of teams as there is no common set of non- conference games scheduled. That being said, a key component will be quality wins and non-conference quality wins may be what separates …

SEC: 2020-21 Preview

The SEC is a top heavy conference. Kentucky should be the favorite, but Tennessee is poised to push the Wildcats this season. This should be a six bid league by the end of the season. Teams that will be in bracket Kentucky Florida Kentucky is replacing all five starters but has done this a lot …