All the news you need about the Missouri Valley postseason awards.
Gonzaga's new favorite number is going to be 51. Or maybe it won't. That is the number of No. 1 votes the school received in the latest AP Poll. But being ranked No. 1 hasn't been a picnic for the teams that have held that spot this season.
The Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee State may not have gotten much press headed to the conference tournament season, but they might now. They have climbed into the top 10 of the computer rankings this week. Oh, and Grambling is still last.
The Mid-Major 5 had a dominating lead entering Saturday, and could probably have survived player attrition over the next two weeks. Then Doug McDermott happened.
Mid-major players were well-represented among the Naismith Top 30. At least Bucknell's Mike Muscala finally got some attention, while another surprising name made the list. We run down the seven representatives.