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Grand Canyon upsets No. 25 San Diego State for their first win vs. top-25 team in program history

The Havocs played a major part in the historic win on national TV

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Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week: Arturo Dean, Florida International

With consecutive top-tier performances, he set a program record and had a career-high in steals

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Early returns for Denver Pioneers and guard Tommy Bruner more than promising

Squad competing after last-place prediction in Summit League preseason poll.

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The Other Top 25: Indiana State elevates to No. 9

Florida Atlantic remains No. 1 as Colorado State raises to two

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5 things to watch on MAAC Opening Weekend

Quinnipiac goes west with the league’s top record, plus more to look out for in the start of MAAC play.

The madness of the Missouri Valley Conference is at it again

The MVC is always unpredictable, and with all but three teams sporting a winning record, it’s anybody’s guess as to who comes out on top by the end of the season

St. Joe’s downs No. 18 Villanova for first Holy War win since 2011

Does the Big 5 run through Hawk Hill this season?

Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week: We couldn’t pick just one... so here’s six

Why highlight just one mid-major star when you can highlight several?

The Other Top 25: Colorado State rises to No. 3 after blowout win over Creighton

Florida Atlantic returns to No. 1; Bradley enters top 10

“He’s going to get better and better for us:” Jaden Daughtry is underappreciated x-factor for Marist

The sophomore forward is second on the team in scoring at 7.6 points per game to go along with 4.4 rebounds

Colorado State puts together elite resume

An inside the numbers look at the Rams’ hot start to the 2023-24 season

There might finally be momentum in Grand Forks

North Dakota seems poised to contend — at long last since joining the Summit League in 2019.

UAB survives against former conference rival Middle Tennessee State

Javian Davis and Eric Gaines led the Blazers to a 58-57 win in Murfreesboro despite poor shooting

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LIU arrives late to game against Columbia due to traffic

Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week: Sherif Gross-Bullock

Behind a season-high performance, he led the Bulldogs to the program’s 1st-ever upset over a ranked opponent.

The Other Top 25: Liberty makes big jump to No. 3

The Flames win in Myrtle Beach; Florida Atlantic drops three spots

Memphis: An ideal landing spot for transfers

Built on big-name transfers and upperclassman talent, the Memphis Tigers and head coach Penny Hardaway have established a culture of maturity

A fan’s guide to 2023 Feast Week

A synopsis of who’s playing where and when

Several mid-majors fill the field at the Myrtle Beach Invitational

A look at each of the mid-majors in the field

A few more MAAC takeaways

Sam wasn’t done. He’s got some more thoughts on the first bit of action from the league.

Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week: Terrence Edwards Jr. shines in James Madison’s big week

With a historic performance, he led the Dukes to the programs first ranked upset in over 30 years

Penn upsets No. 21 Villanova to ignite chaos in Big 5

Let the new Big 5 format commence!

The Other Top 25: James Madison skyrockets to No. 5

The Dukes topped Michigan St. to kick off season and followed up with wins over Kent St. and Howard

Saint Mary’s rolls to wire-to-wire win over New Mexico

Aidan Mahaney poured in 25 points, 21 of which came in first half

5 things we learned on MAAC Opening Night(s)

Iona is chaotic good, freshmen upstarts in the league, and more from the first games from MAAC squads

PSA: Broadcasters, don’t yell at players about your parlay

Wednesday night’s Barstool Sports Invitational game between Florida Atlantic and Loyola-Chicago went about as you’d expect

Mid-major freshmen who starred in their debuts

A pair of 20-point performances, plus several breakout star candidates

Nevada Wolf Pack-Sacramento State Hornets game featured a bat delay

This isn’t the first time Lawlor Events Center has become a bat cave.

College Basketball day one features numerous upsets

James Madison and Princeton pulled off big road wins to kickoff the season

Texas State comeback falls short in season-opener against Little Rock

The Trojans start off 1-0 after an opening-night slugfest win over Sun Belt’s Texas State

Five things to watch on opening nights in the MAAC

Defending champ is in action; will waivers be granted; showdowns with the ACC; and teams figure out their rotations

WAC Preview: Is GCU the new dominating force in the WAC?

Grand Canyon is the heavy favorite, but this conference is eccentric, and it’s why we love it

Let’s grade a bunch of college basketball preseason rankings

You’ll never guess who I actually agree with

Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Season Preview: A rising tide lifts all boats

Following a down year for the conference in 2022-23, the A-10 should be vastly improved this season (emphasis on should).

NEC Season Preview: Sacred Heart, Merrimack aim to make last run memorable

The Pioneers were tabbed as the preseason favorites, and the Warriors were picked fourth heading into their final NEC season

The Mid-Major Madness Podcast Listening Guide

Here’s how to stay updated with our podcast on all major platforms.