Good morning! If you’re reading this, you’re clearly starting your day off right with an effort to better yourself by becoming more educated about the goings-on in the mid-major world.
In a landscape so dominated by the biggest schools and conferences, it’s quite hard to winnow down the information you want and need to hear about your favorite mid-major programs.
Thankfully, Mid-Major Madness is here to aggregate the news and links for you, providing you with a brand-new, daily post about the world of mid-major hoops.
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MITCHELL ROBINSON left Western Kentucky yesterday. Was it just for a weekend vacation? Was it for good? Our very own Russ Steinberg wrote about the news that floated around Twitter. As the day wore on, it became clear that Robinson has not made a final decision yet, but seems to be having serious doubts about his future with the Hilltoppers.
Greg Mitchell took a deeper dive into the Robinson news and said WKU will still be okay if Robinson departs. He provides great analysis on the topic. Click the link above and go read it.
CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm updated his summer bracket, and it is extremely kind to the mid-majors. Out West, Middle Tennessee earns a 9 seed and Gonzaga a 4. In the East, Illinois State, who was notably left out of the field last year, is a 9 seed and St. Bonaventure gets a First Four play-in game. Click the link and check out the entire field, but suffice it to say Palm feels like mid-majors should be treated much better in 2018.
CONFERENCE USA BEEF HAS BEEN TAKEN TO TWITTER.COM
Ben Goren broke this one down for you. TL/DR: There’s some beef in CUSA between FAU and Marshall. Here’s a preview of it:
Want to read the details about it? Read Ben’s story here.
Przemek Karnowski heads to the Polish National Team for the Summer
Karnowski has played for them before and he’ll be back this summer to gain some more playing experience.
Super excited to be back with Polish National team this summer and beginning the preparation for… https://t.co/ecvoLs1b8e— Przemek Karnowski (@PKarnowski) July 28, 2017