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  1. Hold on to the ball, hold on to hope

    Kyle Whelliston

    During the 2006-07 season, Butler and Southern Illinois figured prominently in the national polls all season, and each ended up taking a trip to the Sweet 16. Many were flummoxed as to how either could have succeeded. Butler was tragically undersiz...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2009
  2. Kyle Whelliston: Mid-major preview

    Kyle Whelliston

    The heady days of Gonzaga's multiple-year tourney runs and George Mason's Final Four run are past. Mid-major conferences have fallen on hard times the past few years come tourney time. But don't be surprised to see some familiar faces in this year's tourney, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  3. Whose brackets will get busted?

    Kyle Whelliston

    Here is a viewers' guide and breakdown of the BracketBusters matchups this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  4. Memphis, Butler and Xavier look like legit contenders

    Kyle Whelliston

    Memphis and Butler are pretty much where we expected them to be, but Creighton, Ohio and Gonzaga may be pretenders this season, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  5. Get familiar with Davidson, George Mason and more

    Kyle Whelliston

    Davidson is the leader of the mid-major pack in Kyle Whelliston's preseason list of mid-major teams to watch.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2007
  6. Mason's miracle almost was derailed in CAA quarters

    Kyle Whelliston

    George Mason provided hoops fans with the NCAA run of a generation, but the miracle tale almost ended before it started against Georgia State in the CAA quarterfinals, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  7. Mason proves team ball can overcome money, stars

    Kyle Whelliston

    What does GMU's Final Four run prove? That mids should get a fair bracket shake and that team ball is in, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2006
  8. Humphrey, Gators shoot Patriots out of dome

    Kyle Whelliston

    Florida flipped the shootings script on George Mason, bringing an abrupt end to the Patriots' run, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2006
  9. Hoosiers have adopted GMU, are drinking to them

    Kyle Whelliston

    Hoosiers have adopted George Mason and what the Patriots have been brewing, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2006
  10. Patriots were expected to be a middling CAA team

    Kyle Whelliston

    George Mason's run shows you should never count out a mid-major with dodgy defense that's picked to finish fifth in its league, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2006
  11. Mason sticks around in its own Tourney Wonderland

    Kyle Whelliston

    George Mason handled the bizarro world of the Sweet 16 better than Wichita State and is on to the regional finals, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2006
  12. Like most things, it's usually about the money

    Kyle Whelliston

    The mid-majors have had a remarkable year despite extreme monetary disadvantages. Now they need to do it again and again, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2006
  13. George Mason enjoying the sweet (16) ride

    Kyle Whelliston

    George Mason knows there is still work to done, but coach Jim Larranaga and his players are enjoying every minute of the fact that they're still playing basketball.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2006
  14. George Mason scores upset, home-court advantage

    Kyle Whelliston

    George Mason was an afterthought in the Washington Regional, but after blowing through half of last year's Final Four teams, the Patriots are returning home for a mid-major showdown.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2006
  15. CAA scores high profile wins in NCAA, NIT

    Kyle Whelliston

    The Colonial Athletic Association has been passed over, disrespected and often forgotten. But CAA teams just keep on winning.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2006