Category: Conference News

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Atlantic 10

The Atlantic 10 conference has had a tough season. A usual two or three bid league is likely to only send its champion this season. The conference is still competitive and the tournament should be fun to watch. VCU would be the best representative for the league Favorite: VCU Fordham Contender: St. Louis Dayton Upset …

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


This conference has the top two seed automatically placed in the semi finals. So look for one of the top two teams to advance Favorite: Texas A&M CC Contender: Northwestern State Upset candidate: SE Louisiana Nicholls At large possibilities: None Winner: Northwestern State

Big Sky

Favorite: Eastern Washington Contender: Montana State Upset candidate: Weber State Montana At large possibilities: None Winner: Eastern Washington