Category: Conference News

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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 …

Horizon

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

Colonial

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 …

PAC 12: 2020-21 Preview

The PAC 12 conference will be very competitive this year. The question is how many teams will qualify for the tournament. There are a lot of questions and possibilities in the conference this year Teams that will be in bracket Oregon Arizona St UCLA A clear cut top three to the conference this season. Oregon …

BIG 12: 2020-21 Preview

The BIG 12 will be one of the best conferences in the country if not the best. Baylor and Kansas will both be championship contenders. The conference can see anywhere from 5-7 teams get a bid this season. Teams that will be in bracket Baylor Kansas Texas Tech Baylor lead by Coach Scott Drew is …