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  1. Kyle Whelliston: Checking in on the mid-majors

    Kyle Whelliston

    Where do the mid-majors stand as we near the end of nonconference play? How did they get to this point? Kyle Whelliston checks in with a report.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2008
  2. Three mid-majors to keep an eye on

    Kyle Whelliston

    At this time of year, most college sports fans are focused on the football bowl picture. Therefore, hoops news has to be of the big, bold and shocking variety in order to make an impact. Anything short of VMI beating Kentucky, UMass squeaking by nati...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  3. Three mid-majors to keep an eye on

    Kyle Whelliston

    At this time of year, most college sports fans are focused on the football bowl picture. Therefore, hoops news has to be of the big, bold and shocking variety in order to make an impact. Anything short of VMI beating Kentucky, UMass squeaking by nati...

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  4. Mid-majors welcome power-conference transfers with open arms

    Kyle Whelliston

    A growing trend among mid-majors looking for a go-to guy is bringing in players from power conferences who choose to transfer, most often for a lack of playing time, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  5. Championship Week tournaments part II

    Kyle Whelliston

    Championship Week games continue with many mid-majors beginning play on Friday. Kyle Whelliston takes a look at the whys, whos and whats of those tournaments.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008
  6. Fewer mids taken, several paired against each other

    Kyle Whelliston

    Mid-majors weren't thrilled with their shrinking number of at-large bids or where they ended up in the bracket, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007
  7. 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
  8. Jump on the mid-major bandwagon

    Kyle Whelliston

    Bracket-picking is so last year. For real fun this March, find a new favorite school with a chance in the Dance, Kyle Whelliston writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2006
  9. Mid-major stock watch

    Kyle Whelliston

    Power conferences collect NCAA bids like kids collect Webkinz dolls, but mid-major leagues are defined by a single digit: the number of teams they send to the Big Dance. Regardless of how the participants actually do in the tournament, the number fol...

    Blog | December 10, 2008
  10. Mid-major stock watch

    Kyle Whelliston

    Power conferences collect NCAA bids like kids collect Webkinz dolls, but mid-major leagues are defined by a single digit: the number of teams they send to the Big Dance. Regardless of how the participants actually do in the tournament, the number fol...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  11. Looking for the mid-major contenders

    Kyle Whelliston

    Looking back one calendar year, we can see that 24 of the AP Top 25 teams on Feast Week 2007 were destined to be thankful all season long. With the exception of North Carolina State, which never did shake off that L-Tryptophan, each squad listed qual...

    Blog | November 26, 2008
  12. Looking for the mid-major contenders

    Kyle Whelliston

    Looking back one calendar year, we can see that 24 of the AP Top 25 teams on Feast Week 2007 were destined to be thankful all season long. With the exception of North Carolina State, which never did shake off that L-Tryptophan, each squad listed qual...

    Blog | Conversation | November 26, 2008
  13. Whelliston: Bucknell on the rebuilding track

    Kyle Whelliston

    The heady days of 2005 and 2006 seem so long ago for Bucknell, when the Bison went from Cinderella darling to mid-major powerhouse. After a dismal season last year, Bucknell is trying to regroup, rebuild and rediscover that winning feeling, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2008
  14. Kyle Whelliston: Mid-major preview (teams/players)

    Kyle Whelliston

    You might know some (Stephen Curry, Patty Mills) but others may be unknown to you (Tremaine Townsend, Tywain McKee). These are the players and teams to look for on the mid-major landscape, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  15. 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
  16. Never too early for BracketBusters excitement

    Kyle Whelliston

    After a summer of budget-busting gas prices and thermometer-busting temperatures, it's good to know that the BracketBusters is just five months away. The always cool weekend festival of mid-major college basketball, in its seventh annual incarn...

    Blog | September 05, 2008