The term mid-major has almost become taboo in college basketball, especially with all the conference realignment we have recently seen.
After all, is it really fair to call Gonzaga, who was a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, or even the Mountain West, who challenged the big boys in the RPI rankings all year in 2012-13, mid-major?
The answer is probably no, but we are going to do it anyway here because some type of parameters must be set. This article will define mid-major as anything outside the traditional power conferences (or BCS leagues if you are a football fan) and the American Athletic Conference.
With that in mind, read on to see 20 mid-major stars to keep an eye on in 2013-14.