Mid-majors are often overlooked. Maybe that's why it is such a shock when teams like Northern Iowa, Murray State and Old Dominion beat prestigious programs such as Kansas, Vanderbilt and Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament.
How many people put money on Butler as the national runner-up? Anyone other than the guy whose grandfather grew up in Indianapolis?
Who are the players that lead these Davids past the Goliaths?
In this slideshow, you will read about the 25 mid-major players you must make an effort to watch this season. The players were ranked based on a combination of the excitement they invoke and the numbers they post.
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