Parks Smith

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RVA native covering all things Mid-Major hoops. Longwood alum and proud Lancer. DC sports sufferer.

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Winthrop Battling Early Injury Woes

Winthrop is a program on the rise behind Pat Kelsey's leadership but the Eagles have caught an early injury bug this offseason.


Buffalo Unveils 2014-15 OOC Games

Buffalo released their out-of-conference schedule today full of challenging road trips and local rivals.

Happy Realignment Day


Happy Realignment Day! Here is a breakdown of all the mid-major changes that become official today.

Mid-Major Transfer List


It's that time of year again where the transfer market heats back up and players jump to new schools. We'll do you bet to keep you covered here at Mid-Major Madness.

2014-15 Army Non-Conference Schedule Revealed

Army looks to build on last season with a challenging non-conference slate.

Which Mid-Majors Will Go In The 2015 NBA Draft?


The 2014 NBA Draft has come and gone... Looking ahead, who are some mid-major stars who could hear their name called a year from now?

UIC Release Non-League Slate

The UIC Flames released their non-conference schedule today that is full of plenty of rivalries and challenges.

Is South Carolina St. on the Verge of Extinction?

A proposal came down today that would potentially cut South Carolina State's basketball program. Are the Bulldogs on the verge of extinction?

Project Rebuild: Longwood Looking to Compete

Jayson Gee took on one of the nation's toughest jobs at Longwood a year ago. What is the outlook for Year 2 in Farmville and what has Lancers' fans so excited?

Top Mid-Major Draft Picks From Every Conference

The NBA Draft is almost here, who are the top players who have made on the stage over the years? We take a look at the top draft picks from every mid-major conference.

What Happened to Juvonte Reddic?

VCU's big man regressed during the 2013-14 season and his draft stock took a tumble. Is there still a chance that Juvonte Reddic's name is called at this Thursday's NBA Draft?

Payton Continues to Climb Draft Boards

Elfrid Payton has made his way from a little known recruit to an NBA Lottery pick. Where will the former Louisiana Regin Cajun be drafted Thursday night and how does he compare to the rest of the...

Project Rebuild: Monarchs Ready to Reign Again?

Old Dominion was a program on their way off a cliff in 2013. The Monarchs have now righted the ship and are ready to compete in Conference USA this upcoming season.

Elfrid Payton the Next Damian Lillard?


Don't sleep on Elfrid Payton... I watched couple of his games . He can hoop

— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) June 17, 2014

Robert Morris Releases Non-Conference Slate

Robert Morris will look to keep recent momentum moving with a challenging 2014-15 schedule.

Chattanooga to Host Battle 4 Atlantis


Chattanooga will get a chance to host some talented mid-major squads by being the mainland site for the Battle 4 Atlantis.

St. Joe's Releases Non-Conference Slate

St. Joe's released their 2014-15 out-of-conference schedule that features a trip to the Preseason NIT and the usual Philadelphia are rivalries.

VCU, Paradise Jam Set on Illinois State Schedule

Illinois State has an exciting non-conference schedule for this upcoming season that features a return game from the VCU Rams.

UTEP's Exciting 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

UTEP will get a unique opportunity this year when they host Arizona at home in just one of the highlights of their 2014-15 non-conference slate.


Kent State Releases Non-Conference Schedule

Kent State will have their hands full next season with a challenging non-conference slate highlighted by a trip into the Phog to take on Kansas.

BYU Releases Non-Conference Schedule

BYU released their non-conference schedule for the upcoming season with a challenging slate that includes a trip to Maui.

Fred Van Vleet Gives Commencement Address

Fred Van Vleet returned home to address his alma mater and proved that the rising sophomore guard from Wichita State is wise beyond his years.

Is Elijah Pittman Ready for the Next Level?

After some twist and turns former Marshall star Elijah Pittman has tried to rehabilitate his career as a basketball players. Is the 6'9 guard/forward ready for the next level?

Navy to Host Inaugural Veterans Classic

Navy will have a chance to make their mark in the 2014-15 season with a slew of high profile schools playing on their campus in the the first ever Veterans Classic.

Former Kentucky Star Hired at Samford

In a very quick manner Samford has moved on from Bennie Seltzer to hire former Kentucky star Scott Padgett.

Jeff Bower Outfoxes Fans

Jeff Bower bolts Marist after just one year and leaves the Red Foxes in a precarious situation.

Delta Devils Tab NAIA Head Coach

After a weird search, the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils look to an NAIA head coach to lead their squad.

Samford Moving On From Seltzer

Late movement on the coaching carousel has brought a move at Samford as the Southern Conference school is moving on from Bennie Seltzer.

Zoltar Speaks: Early A10 Predictions


There are plenty of storylines in the Atlantic 10 this season and many pundits think the conference will take a step back. Only one thing is for'll be another exciting season in the A10!

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