1. On the Perimeter: 3 Teams Outside the Big Six Worth Watching

    As pre-conference play comes to a close, most Mid-Major attention has been focused on teams like Murray St., Creighton and Harvard, and deservedly so. These teams have been impressive during the early part of the season...

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  2. NCAA Basketball Tournament: Daily Bubble Debate

    So how do you like your bubble teams? Do you like strong RPI and SOS numbers? Is a winning conference record important to you? Or is it how a team finishes down the stretch? Whatever your desire, there is no easy way to decide...

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  3. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: Northeast Conference

    Dates : March 3, 6 and 9 Bracket : Northeast Conference Sites : All games will be held at the site of the higher seed. Television : The championship will be broadcast on ESPN2 ...

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  4. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: Missouri Valley Conference

    Dates : March 3-6 Bracket : Missouri Valley Sites : All games will be played in St. Louis, MO. Television : The championship will be broadcast on CBS...

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  5. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: America East Conference

    Dates : March 2-6, 12 Bracket : America East Sites : First round, quarterfinal and semi-final action will be played at the University of Hartford’s Chase Family Arena...

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  6. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: The Patriot League

    Dates: March 2, 6 and 11 Bracket : Patriot League Sites : First round action will take place on the campuses of the top four seeds...

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  7. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: The Ohio Valley Conference

    Dates: March 2-5 Bracket: The Ohio Valley Conference Sites: The entire four-day tournament will be played at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. Television: Semifinals on ESPNU, Championship on ESPN2...

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  8. NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: Atlantic Sun Conference

    Dates : March 2-5 Bracket : Atlantic Sun Sites : The Atlantic Sun tournament will be played in Macon, GA on the campus of Mercer University. Television : Semifinals on CSS; Championship on ESPN2...

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  9. NCAA Basketball Conference Tourney Breakdown: The Big South

    Dates: March 1, 3 and 5 Bracket : The Big South Conference Sites : The first round is hosted by higher-seeded teams while semifinal action will take place at Coastal Carolina University...

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  10. College Basketball Conference Tournament Breakdown: The Horizon League

    Dates : March 1, 4-5, 8 Bracket : Horizon League Sites : The first round is hosted by higher-seeded teams while quarterfinal and semifinal action will take place at UW-Milwaukee...

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  11. College Basketball: Big Weekend Starts Early for Mid-Major Conference Races

    With BracketBuster weekend a couple of weeks away and conference tournaments beginning in about a month, it may seem like center stage for many of the mid-major teams is on hold for a little while...

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  12. Conference Call: Delving Outside the Big Six Power Conferences

    As we reach the end of January, the college basketball season is well into conference play. Everyone is aware of the great races going on in the power conferences but what about ...

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  13. Conference Call: Big East Basketball Contenders and Pretenders

    Going into the basketball season Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Georgetown and Villanova figured to rule the Big East Conference. As conference play enters the second week, these four teams should indeed battle it out for the top spots...

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  14. Pre-Conference Push: Key Matchups Highlight Holiday Week

    As the college basketball season heads into the final week of December, it’s the last chance for teams to put a quality non-conference win on their resume, the type of win that makes the selection committee take note...

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  15. Daily Bubble Debate: San Diego St. vs. St. Mary's

    So how do you like your bubble teams? Do you like strong RPI and SOS numbers? Is a winning conference record important to you? With Selection Sunday a little over two weeks away, it will be interesting to see how the committee sorts things out...

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  16. NCAA College Basketball Daily Bubble Debate: Connecticut vs. Rhode Island

    So how do you like your bubble teams? Do you like strong RPI and SOS numbers? Is a winning conference record important to you? With Selection Sunday coming in a little over two weeks, it will be interesting to see how the committee sorts things out

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  17. Conference Call: Final Week for Many Mid-Major Conferences

    For many of the smaller conferences, this is the final week of play before conference tournaments begin. This means a final push to secure a tournament berth or a valuable seeding position...

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  18. Bubble Watch Week in Review: Big East Revival?

    With BracketBusters somewhat anticlimactic as far the bubble teams go, it was the teams from the Big East conferences that provided the past weeks excitement...

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  19. Bubble Watch Week In Review: Tough Week for Mid-Majors

    As Selection Sunday nears, many mid-major programs have a slim margin for error in terms of at-large candidacy. This past week saw many of these teams tumble and put themselves into an even more precarious situation   St...

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  20. Bubble Watch Week in Review: Can the A-10 Really Get Six In?

    With each passing week I keep expecting a team or two in the Atlantic-10 to drift off into mediocrity.  It hasn’t happened.    It’s time to look at the A-10 as a league that may grab five or six spots come selection Sunday—and deservedly so...

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  21. Bubble Watch Week in Review: Where Have All the Mid-Majors Gone?

    As the college basketball season slips into February the bubble picture has started to take some shape. The shape, however, doesn’t include many mid-major programs this year...

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  22. Bubble Watch Week In Review: What a Difference a Week Can Make

    A week ago Connecticut was in the midst of a losing streak and in danger of falling out the top 25. Furthermore, UConn players found out they were going to be without head coach Jim Calhoun, who took a leave of absence for medical reasons...

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  23. Conference Call: Who's on the Bubble?

    As the month of January winds down and teams are well into conference play, it’s time to take a peak at those teams that are “on the bubble.” Let’s take a quick review of the process for just a moment...

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  24. Big Ten Basketball: Big Trouble?

    One week into the conference schedule, and the Big Ten may be in trouble come NCAA tournament time.   With the exception of Purdue, Michigan State, and Wisconsin, the Big Ten is suddenly mired ...

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  25. Opportunity Knocks for Atlantic-10

    It’s no secret that when it comes to the NCAA tournament, the Atlantic-10 usually feels snubbed come Selection Sunday. Only once this decade (2004) has the A-10 put more than three teams into the big dance...

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