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Conference Preview: WAC

WAC The wait is over.  After four seasons in NCAA-transitional purgatory, head coach Thunder Dan Majerle’s Grand Canyon Antelopes are finally eligible for the NCAA Tournament.  They also enter this season as the favorites to win the league’s bid to … Continue reading

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Conference Preview: SWAC

SWAC The Southwestern Athletic Conference has been dominated over the past few seasons by Mike Davis’ Texas Southern Tigers.  Last season, his team won both the regular season and conference tournament championships before losing as a 16 seed to eventual … Continue reading

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Conference Preview: Sun Belt

SUN BELT Despite being an FBS football conference, and having a fairly lengthy basketball history, the Sun Belt Conference sometimes seems to slip below the national attention it deserves.  One reason for that may be a lack of coverage for … Continue reading

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Conference Preview: Summit League

SUMMIT LEAGUE Now that IUPUI has moved over to the Horizon League, the Summit League is down to eight members (though it will be back to nine next year when North Dakota joins).  Amongst those eight, cases can be made … Continue reading

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Conference Preview: Southland

SOUTHLAND The Southland Conference for four consecutive seasons was dominated by Stephen F. Austin.  When Brad Underwood left for Oklahoma State (and now Illinois) prior to last season, there was a chance the Lumberjacks would take a step back, and … Continue reading

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Conference Preview: Southern

SOUTHERN The Southern Conference gave us one of the best regular season conference title battles last season, which ended with Furman, UNC-Greensboro and East Tennessee State in a three  way tie at 14-4.  ETSU won the conference tournament and got … Continue reading

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