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  1. Final Four runs build brands of mid-majors

    Adam Finkelstein

    Everyone loves a good Cinderella story in March, and glass slippers fit best on mid-major powerhouses that prove they can play with the big boys on college basketball's biggest stage. It's a script that has played itself out several times over the...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Tourney's top early upset candidates

    Peter Keating

    As we embark on our ninth annual search for big NCAA tournament upsets, an unfortunate reality is staring out from our spreadsheets: There just aren't many promising Giant Killers in the mid-majors this season, and even fewer are leading their confer...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  3. Big changes fill the list as big names fall to mid-majors - colle...

    Eric Sorenson

    Oregon State holds at the top, but many other big names fall as mid-major upsets abounded in college baseball first weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  4. Mid-majors ready for major challenges

    Mike Cranston

    There are countless positives for a mid-major program when it knocks off a big-name school, consistently wins 20 games or makes an NCAA tournament run. All the success, exposure and notoriety also produce one negative, however: scheduling headaches. ...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  5. Mid-majors continuing the fight against nation's elite

    Eamonn Brennan

    The struggle between the mid-majors and college basketball's elite has gotten more complicated. Have the little guys caught up, or is the prolonged fight too much to handle?

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  6. Recruiting Roundtable: Obstacles facing mid-majors

    RecruitingNation

    Mid-major programs don't find success by targeting top players. March's Cinderellas take a systematic approach to the recruiting trail.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  7. Medcalf: Mid-majors focused on survival

    Eamonn Brennan

    Realignment's avalanche continues to morph collegiate athletics. The Big East still exists, but it's not your father's Big East. Or even your older brother's Big East. The ACC is a superpower with Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse and Louisville (2014) j...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  8. In realignment chaos, mid-major basketball programs focus mostly ...

    Myron Medcalf

    In the recent realignment craze, basketball programs outside the power conferences have simply tried to focus on survival.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  9. Boise State Broncos among top Cinderella candidates for next seas...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner provides his list of top Cinderella candidates for next season. Boise State, which returns most of its rotation, should once again be an upset threat.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  10. Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown part of the 2013 All-Giant Ki...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating provides his list of the All-Giant Killers team. Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown is among the recipients, having been an integral member of the Eagles' Sweet 16 team.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 2013 NCAA tournament - Top 10 most likely early upsets - College ...

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating provide an early look at the 10 most likely Round of 64 upsets for the 2013 NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  13. Indiana Hoosiers, Louisville Cardinals top list of safest Giants ...

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating examine the five safest Giants, including the Louisville Cardinals and Indiana Hoosiers, before answering some reader questions in their mailbag.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  14. VCU Rams top list of best Giant Killers - College Basketball

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner provides his ranking of the top 10 potential Giant Killers. VCU continues to possess the best chance to upset in the NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2013
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  16. UCLA, Miami, Duke among top teams vulnerable to tournament upsets...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating takes a look at the top teams that could run into early trouble in the NCAA tournament. The UCLA Bruins are at the top of the list.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  17. Will the Mountain West Conference have success in this year's NCA...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner takes a look at why the Mountain West Conference could again have trouble in the NCAA tournament this year, although they do have a few teams capable of pulling off upsets.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2013