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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Kent State part of select company with 20 wins in last 10 seasons...

    Kyle Whelliston

    Duke, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky and ... Kent State? Yes, the Golden Flashes are in elite company having won at least 20 games in each of the last 10 seasons. It has been quite a remarkable run for the mid-major from the MAC, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2008
  11. Davidson has missed out on two prime chances for ACC wins

    Kyle Whelliston

    Davidson coach Bob McKillop put together an ambitious schedule. But so far, the preseason favorite mid-major Wildcats are a .500 team. Was the hype too much to handle?

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2007
  12. Hawaii, rest of the WAC get used to long trips

    Kyle Whelliston

    The WAC is used to long, uncomfortable basketball trips. Manhattan won't leave the Eastern time zone this season. Such is life in the wide, wild world of college hoops travel, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2007
  13. Remember these mid-major names

    Kyle Whelliston

    Kyle Whelliston identifies 10 impact players from mid-major conferences.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2007
  14. 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
  15. No joke ... USC is traveling cross country to play at The Citadel...

    Kyle Whelliston

    USC at The Citadel. Texas Tech at Sam Houston State. Alabama at Mercer. No, these aren't typos. Some of college hoops' big boys are swallowing their pride and heading out on the mid-major road this season, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2007
  16. Team-ball, not stars, have SIU, Butler in Sweet 16

    Kyle Whelliston

    Both Butler and Southern Illinois rely on systems, not stars, which is why they have survived into this season's Sweet 16, writes Kyle Whelliston.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2007