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Missouri Valley Conference

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

Where are the mid-major stars now? Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early

The 2014 consensus all-American led the Shockers to the Final Four and the best season in program history before heading to the NBA, the D-League and abroad

Where are the mid-major stars now? Murray State’s Isaiah Canaan

The Murray State guard, who was consensus All-American Second Team in 2012, has now played for 11 teams in five different countries within the past 10 years

Conference moves that we want to happen

In an era where conference realignment in some form is almost guaranteed every offseason, lets add more fuel to the fire for these programs.

Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week (Nov. 20-26): Drake sophomore Tucker DeVries

He led Drake to the Paradise Jam Championship with three 20-point performances, including a perfect day shooting.

Missouri Valley Conference Semifinal Preview: How to watch, players to watch and prediction

Can Isaiah Mosley ride the Bears past a hot Drake team?

The Valley (still) runs deep

The MVC is MVC-ing. Meaning, somehow, everything makes less sense this week than it did last week

Northern Iowa seeks a fresh start in 2021-22

The Panthers have had some bad luck the last couple years, but return all their major contributors.

REPORT: Belmont is headed to the Missouri Valley Conference

The Bruins are leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for a shot at Arch Madness

Was Wichita State’s Valley exit still worth it?

We love the Valley. And we miss the Shockers. But the answer is pretty clear.

Rumor: UT Arlington could leave the Sun Belt and join the Missouri Valley Conference

After falling into Sun Belt mediocrity, the Mavericks could look to a new conference to change their fortunes, and set off a string of activity in the process.

Loyola Chicago’s run ends in a rough-shooting Sweet 16 loss

Loyola had its eyes on another Final Four. Instead, Oregon State is on to the Elite Eight.

The beginnings of the Cameron Krutwig legend

The Loyola Chicago big man’s post dominance and passing wizardry has its roots at Jacobs High School.

Ramblers 2.0: How Porter Moser assembled yet another March force

The stars are familiar, but a new supporting cast is writing Loyola’s latest thriller.

Loyola Chicago showed the world exactly what it has done all year

Loyola cruised to the Sweet 16 with a win over 1 seed Illinois

Joseph Yesefu scores 26, but Drake fades down the stretch against USC

The Bulldogs put up a fight, but didn’t have enough in the tank to take the Trojans to the wire

Loyola University Chicago holds off Georgia Tech

The Ramblers advance to face 1 seed Illinois

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Drake storms back to beat Wichita State in First Four

It was an ugly game with a beautiful final few minutes

Northern Iowa withdraws from Missouri Valley tournament after positive COVID-19 test

Their quarterfinal game against Drake has been called off and the Bulldogs will advance to the semifinals

Missouri Valley Conference Tournament primer: Loyola the team to beat

Nationally ranked Loyola Chicago has big dreams but Drake is a spoiler in waiting along with a dangerous Missouri State

The Valley got what it needed in Des Moines

Splitting Quad 1 wins isn’t a bad way to share the spoils.

Preview: Drake and Loyola are getting set for the series of the year in the Missouri Valley

National television and national ramifications for these two.

Sam’s Mid-Major Crush of the Week: The Drake Bulldogs

One undefeated team plus one wide-open conference equals a lot of fun to be had in Des Moines

With AJ Green out for the season, what’s next for Northern Iowa and the Missouri Valley?

The star guard is having season-ending surgery

Top Ten Showdown: Western Kentucky and Northern Iowa

The mid-major powerhouses went head to head and it was the kind of basketball we’ve all been waiting for.

The Other Top 25 Preseason Rankings: No. 3 Loyola University Chicago Ramblers

Ramblers are deeper than ever before.

The Other Top 25 Preseason Rankings: No. 4 Northern Iowa Panthers

Jake’s Giant Killers have become the giants

4 games to watch in a loaded Missouri Valley Conference

Northern Iowa, Loyola, and Bradley should all contend at the top of the league

The Bradley Braves went from snubs to champs at Arch Madness

Darrell Brown, in particular, was on a mission this week.

OVC and Mountain West champions will be crowned on an action-packed Saturday

Finally, some clarity about the 2020 NCAA Tournament field!

Northern Iowa has put itself in a pickle

The Panthers seem to be on the outside looking in after a great season that didn’t include an MVC Tournament title.