1. Bracketology: Kentucky and Syracuse Battling for No. 1 Overall Seed

    This bracketology will evaluate teams based on how they have performed up to this point in the season. It will not factor in how they are projected to do in the rest of the season...

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  2. MAAC Tournament Preview: Game-by-Game Predictions for the Weekend Festivities

    March is still one day away, but the Madness is already underway with the first rounds of the Big South and Horizon League conference tournaments completed...

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  3. Handing out All-MAAC Awards and Accolades for the 2011-12 Season

    Another season in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has gone by quickly, and now it is time to hand out awards and accolades to the season's best performers...

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  4. Mid-Major Top 25: Wichita State Remains the Hottest Mid-Major in the Nation

    The final week of the regular season for many mid-majors brought plenty of surprises and excitement, and the next few weeks are bound to bring more...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 1,351 reads 6 comments

  5. Manhattan Jaspers and Loyola Greyhounds Battle for 2nd Place in MAAC

    If you looked at the schedule back in November, this game would seem meaningless—at least for Manhattan. Although Loyola (MD) was picked as the preseason No...

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  6. College Basketball: Reactions to BracketBuster Weekend

    The end of the season is bearing down on us now that BracketBuster weekend has been completed. The weekend dedicated to the premier mid-major programs in the nation saw plenty of action from exciting finishes to standout individual performances...

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  7. Mid-Major Top 25: Murray State, Creighton, VCU Rebound with BracketBuster Wins

    BracketBuster weekend came and past, and it did not disappoint. Multiple televised games came down to the final possession. Along the way, a couple of teams picked up résumé building wins...

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  8. Mid-Major Top 25: Murray State, St. Mary's, and Creighton Losses Shake Up Top 5

    The first full week of February brought plenty of surprises for mid-major fans. Murray State's perfect season ended, Creighton is now in the middle of a three-game losing streak and Harvard finally lost in Ivy League play...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 1,391 reads 3 comments

  9. MAAC Report Card: Grading the Performance of Each Team in the Conference

    The MAAC is headed for one of its most exciting finishes in recent years. Iona and Loyola (MD) are currently tied for first place, and Manhattan and Fairfield are close behind...

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  10. Mid-Major Top 25: Long Beach Makes a Push to No. 4, Murray State Still No. 1

    Here are the top 25 mid-majors in the nation based on my evaluation. Please note: I consider a mid-major team to be any team that is not from the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, Pac-12, Mountain West, Atlantic 10 or Conference USA...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 1,261 reads 4 comments

  11. Bracketology: Missouri Snags Last No. 1 Seed with Weekend Win over Kansas

    This bracketology will evaluate teams based on how they have performed to this point in the season. It will not factor in how they are projected to do the rest of the season...

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  12. Iona vs. Manhattan: Gaels Take Control of First Place in the MAAC with 85-73 Win

    For the first time in six seasons, Manhattan basketball has once again become relevant. With first-year head coach Steve Masiello leading the way, the Jaspers were 17-7, 10-2 in the MAAC entering Saturday night's rivalry matchup with Iona...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  13. Iona-Manhattan: Rivalry Match Between Jaspers and Gaels for First Place in MAAC

    If Saturday's game is anything like the first matchup of the year between Iona and Manhattan, everyone in attendance will be in for a treat...

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  14. ESPN BracketBusters: St. Mary's vs. Murray State Headlines Matchups for Feb. 18

    A long awaited moment for any mid-major fan finally arrived. On Monday night, ESPN announced the pairings for the annual BracketBusters, with the two headlining games set to be St...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 897 reads 4 comments

  15. Mid-Major Top 25: Murray State Continues Reign as No. 1 with Perfect Record

    Here are the top 25 mid-majors in the nation based on my evaluation. New Mexico State and Northern Iowa dropped out of the rankings, and Belmont and Texas-Arlington snagged their places...

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  16. Manhattan Jaspers Open Up Western New York Road Trip Against Last Place Canisius

    Simply put: Manhattan (14-7, 7-2) is the hottest team in the MAAC . The Jaspers have won 11 of their last 14 games, including wins over preseason favorites Iona and Fairfield ...

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  17. College Basketball: Machado, Lillard and the Mid-Major Midseason All-Americans

    Everyone knows about the big boys of mid-major basketball. Iona's Scott Machado leads the nation in assists. Damian Lillard of Weber State leads the nation in scoring. And Doug McDermott, who is No...

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  18. College Basketball: Moe Harkless, Kyle Vinales, and the Top 5 Freshman Scorers

    The hype will always surround the McDonald's All-Americans—that's just the way it is. But amazingly, no McDonald's All-Americans are among the top five freshman scorers...

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  19. Mid-Major Top 25: Murray State Remains No. 1 as Only Undefeated in the Nation

    Here are the top 25 mid-majors in the nation based on my evaluation. This week, Belmont, Kent State and Charleston fell out of the top 25 after losing on the road to conference opponents...

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  20. Manhattan Jaspers Put 4-Game Winning Streak on the Line Against Niagara

    The Manhattan Jaspers (13-7, 6-2 MAAC) have been one of the hotter mid-majors in college basketball over the last month and a half. Since losing to Penn, 75-72, in the final days of November, Manhattan has won 10 of its last 13...

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  21. Bracketology: Baylor Clinging to No. 1 Seed, Undefeated Murray State Rising

    This bracketology will evaluate teams based on how they have performed up to this point in the season. It will not factor in how they are projected to do in the rest of the season...

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  22. St. John's Transfer Nurideen Lindsey Will Play for Rider Broncs in 2012-13

    After committing to Arkansas last week, St. John's transfer Nurideen Lindsey changed his mind and decided to transfer to Rider University, according to a tweet by Jon Rothstein ...

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  23. MAAC Awards Race: Iona's Scott Machado and Michael Glover Lead POY Candidates

    Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play is seven games deep, and the conference has both the nation's assists and rebounding leaders, Scott Machado and O.D. Anosike...

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  24. Mid-Major Top 25: Murray State Steaming Through OVC, St. Mary's Takes Down Zags

    Here are the top 25 mid-majors in the nation based on my own evaluation. I consider a mid-major team to be any team that is not from the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, Pac-12, Mountain West, Atlantic 10 or Conference USA...

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  25. College Basketball Bracketology: Cuse, Baylor Favorites for Overall No. 1 Seed

    This bracketology will evaluate teams based on how they have performed up to this point in the season. It will not factor in how they are projected to do in the rest of the season...

    Jesse Kramer Written by Jesse Kramer about over 2 years ago 2,755 reads 8 comments