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Northwestern State plays one of the most interesting styles in all of college basketball, like nothing that the Florida Gators have seen this season. But the Gators have two things on their side: depth and defense.
Could Rayshawn Goins be blocked from leaving Virginia? Documents appear to be unclear on the matter with a formal statement coming soon from the University.
The College Insider Tournament (also known as the CIT) tips off Tuesday with eight opening round games. Here is the complete schedule for the first two nights, featuring Evansville, Green Bay and Weber State.
Picking your bracket has never been easier. You just need to follow what the computer lays out for you. Here is the final pre-NCAA Tournament computer rankings to help you out.
The College Basketball Invitational field of 16 is set, with the teams battling for the right to play in a three-game series at the end of it all. Could North Dakota State be the best of the bunch? Here is the complete schedule.
There doesn't appear to be a lot of hope for the mid-majors competing in the South region. Not with a stacked top five seeds that should dominate each of the strong mid-majors that they will face. Doesn't mean we can't hope for three of them.
There are a lot of doubts about Creighton's ability to deal with Cincinnati's defense, but if they can, they could be headed to the Sweet 16. And don't sleep on Middle Tennessee State, one of the top 15 teams in the computer rankings.
Gonzaga has done something that no one from its league has ever done, that very few mid-majors have ever done: they earned a No. 1 seed, and they deserved it. Even better, this team is built to make it to Atlanta.
The Blue Raiders had a great season, but will their resume hold up against the other bubble teams? Compared against the major conference candidates and even St. Mary's it might not be enough.
North Carolina A&T didn't exactly go from worst to first in the MEAC Tournament, but it was pretty close. The Aggies will be dancing after just an 8-8 conference record during the regular season.
Jourdan DeMuynck ran the length of the floor for Prairie View only to go flying and lose the ball. The turnover allowed Southern to escape a final minute collapse and head to the NCAA Tournament as SWAC Champs.
Memphis hasn't done anything worth noting this season, not winning 30 games, not winning the Conference USA title. They still haven't beaten anyone, and will get another chance to continue that streak in the NCAA Tournament.
Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State will play a game of Tug-o-War on Saturday night with the chance to go to the NCAA Tournament. Who will have the strength to pull hardest for 40 minutes.
Bucknell is smart. They know exactly how to use their players to get the most out of them. That is why Mike Muscala and the Bison are heading to the NCAA Tournament once again. Fear the Bison.
There should be no surprises here. Ohio's D.J. Cooper and Akron's Keith Dambrot took the top honors in the MAC conference, announced Wednesday.
Nate Wolters showed why he is the best in the Summit League, doing more than scoring in leading South Dakota State to another NCAA Tournament.
Wright State used its top defense to make Valpo struggle at every turn. Yet the Crusaders' depth was more than enough to win out against the Raiders and put Valpo in the tournament for the first time in almost 10 seasons.
Rumors that Matt Brown will be relieved of his duties as head coach at UMKC have gotten stronger. There may also be a front-runner for the position.
Valparaiso has too many weapons for Wright State to counter for the Horizon League title. Then again, they were pushed to the limit by Green Bay, and stranger things have happened. After all, an NCAA Tournament Appearance is on the line.
A nice little Chyron fail captured by MockSession.I am sure that Ohio State is pleased to know it has the auto bid, although Belmont might be slightly confused
The Iona Gaels will be dancing again this season after defeating Manhattan in the MAAC Championship. This just one year after sweating out Selection Sunday on the bubble.
What do you do when the No. 10 team in the computer rankings loses in the semifinals of their conference tournament without a safety net? You hope they get rewarded for an impressive season.
Belmont looked rusty during the first half of the OVC semifinals after getting the double bye. That trouble went away after the break thanks to Ian Clark and some quick hands that caused 21 turnovers.
No Texas Southern, No defending champion Mississippi Valley State. The SWAC Tournament could be quite interesting. Here is the complete schedule tipping off Wednesday outside of Dallas.
Longwood had the longest odds of winning the Big South title. Don't tell Michael Kessens that though. He tried his best to will them into the semifinals.
No one has made a statement that says they are the team to beat in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. As Arch Madnes tips off Thursday, we attempt to make sense of it all.