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  1. George Mason Patriots will move to Atlantic 10, source says

    First VCU, now George Mason. The two mid-majors that made stunning runs to the Final Four from the Colonial Athletic Association will reunite in the Atlantic 10, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2013
  2. Bracketology - How to test Murray State and more during BracketBu...

    Joe Lunardi

    Joe Lunardi puts together some theoretical matchups that we could see during the Sears BracketBusters games that would best test the nation's top mid-major squads, including the undefeated Murray State Racers.

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  3. NCAA Tournament 2011: George Mason Patriots have shot to upset Oh...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating breaks down Sunday's two remaining Giant Killers matchups, George Mason vs. Ohio State and VCU vs. Purdue, before taking a look at the memorable Giant Killer upsets of the weekend.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  4. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: A look at how No. 1 seeds would...

    Peter Keating

    While the Giant Killers tend to thrive in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the metrics hold all the way through the end, and the second round offers a lot of intrigue. Namely, there are some tough games ahead for No. 1 seeds.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  5. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: An early look at the likeliest ...

    Peter Keating

    Every year, Giant Killers calculates the likeliest upsets throughout the NCAA tournament. And although the seeding this year had the Giant Killers crew worried, some upsets are on the horizon nonetheless. Here are the top five early upsets to look for.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2011
  6. NCAA tournament: Giant Killers: This year's George Mason Patriots...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner of the Giant Killers team evaluates the 2011 George Mason Patriots, who project as a team more likely to pull off an upset than their 2006 Final Four squad.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  7. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Vanderbilt Commodores, Arizona ...

    Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team ranks the 10 Goliaths who are most likely to fall victim to an early-round upset, while also providing a list of the least vulnerable teams. Find out if your team is on upset alert.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament -- Top 10 Giant Killers: Belmont Bruins most like...

    Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team ranks the 10 little guys most likely to pull off an upset of a top team in this tournament, with the Belmont Bruins coming in at the No. 1 spot. See who else has a shot to slay Goliath.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  9. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Identifying potential upsets in...

    Peter Keating

    Giant Killers returns for its sixth season, providing in-depth projections on the most likely NCAA tournament upsets.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  10. College Basketball: George Mason, Utah State, Belmont, Butler dan...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway pinpoints four mid-major teams that look like they could make a deep run in March and bust a lot of brackets along the way.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  11. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: Bad news for Wichita State Shockers

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon writes that while the Wichita State Shockers have an impressive overall résumé, they could be NIT-bound if they don't win their conference tournament. The reason? A lack of top-50 wins, something that could plague several mid-majors.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  12. Mid-Major Power Rankings: BYU again is on top

    Eric Angevine

    ESPN Insider tracks teams that might bust your brackets come March all season using advanced metrics. This week, BYU leads the pack, but Temple and George Mason made big moves up the board.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  13. Summer Shootaround: Best of Rest

    Our Summer Shootaround series takes an offseason stroll around the mid-majors.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  14. Bracketology suggests NCAA tournament not shaping up for Cinderel...

    Mike Hume

    Mid-majors are missing from the projected NCAA Tournament field, a fact that could help a weak SEC.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2009
  15. BracketBuster games pay off for Drake, Kent State

    Lost in the hoopla of Tennessee's win over No. 1 Memphis was the fact that some teams earned weekend wins that might end up putting them in the NCAA Tournament next month.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 25, 2008
  16. 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