Week 2 Mid-Major Top 15 Power Rankings

mcdermott Jeff Curry

UMass Beats Buzzer, Harvard as Part of 24-hour College Basketball Marathon


Chaz Williams did what he had done all game — use his plus-quickness to get into the lane. As the Harvard defense collapsed in the waning seconds of a 64-64 game, the 5-foot-9 UMass point guard hung in the air […]

Pittsburgh Sophomore John Johnson to Transfer

Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

John Johnson, who hasn’t logged a minute in either of Pittsburgh’s two games to start the season, has informed Jamie Dixon he intends to transfer. If you recall, this is the second straight fall semester in which a Panther has […]

Gonzaga Basketball: Defense Will Be Key for Bulldogs in 2012-13


We know Gonzaga has offensive firepower. Kevin Pangos and Gary Bell Jr. had extremely promising freshman years, Sam Dower indicated he could break out this year, and David Stockton’s progression cannot be understated. And, of course, don’t forget about Elias […]

College Basketball: Florida State and 5 Teams that Disappointed to Open Season

hamilton Paul Abell

Big East Basketball: 5 Teams Ken Pomeroy Projects to Rise

rice Jim O'Connor

North Texas-Creighton: How Mean Green Can Upset Blue Jays

Andrew B. Fielding-US PRESSWIRE

In what is being pegged as the best game you won’t see unless you live near Omaha, North Texas and Creighton are set to tip off on Friday night. The Blue Jays are widely regarded as the nation’s top mid-major, […]

Mitch Buonaguro Views Rakeem Brookins, Trenity Burdine Suspensions as Positive

Mark L. Baer

It’s not always easy to stay positive when two of your key players are suspended, whether its for a full season or just three games. But Siena head coach Mitch Buonaguro told Mark Singelais of the Times Union Blog that […]

Todd Mayo Academically Ineligible: Marquette Guard Out Indefinitely

Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

Marquette has announced Todd Mayo is academically ineligible and won’t practice or play for an indefinite time period. Andrew Gruman, a Marquette beat writer for FoxSportsWisconsin, was the first to tweet the news. The Golden Eagles already had to find a […]

Manhattan Basketball: Why Jaspers Kenpom Rank is Too Low


With Iona losing Scott Machado and Mike Glover and Loyola Md. losing some key pieces, Manhattan has emerged as a potential favorite to win the MAAC in 2012-13. The Jaspers won 21 games a year ago, good for a plus-15 […]

Preseason Mid-Major Top 15 Power Rankings

creighton Jeff Curry

Louisville Basketball: Chane Behanan, Wayne Blackshear Not Starting is No Surprise


Card Chronicle reported on Tuesday afternoon that Rick Pitino had released his probable starting lineup for opening night against Manhattan, and to the surprise of many, Chane Behanan and Wayne Blackshear will first see action as subs. However, Pitino’s announcement […]