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Mid-Major Madness

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College basketball is finally here. Finally. After well over 100 games on Tuesday and a few more throughout the week, Russ and Chris sat down to make sense of it all. From the expected (Chris Clemons dropping buckets) to the shocking... more

We are back! The college basketball season tips off on Tuesday and we're here to preview the first week and give you an idea of what to expect overall this year. We discuss: - What Gonzaga and Nevada need to do to secure No. 1 seeds in... more

Illinois State head coach Dan Muller joins the podcast to help us preview the 2018-19 Redbirds. We talk about the returning trio of Phil Fayne, Keyshawn Evans, and Milik Yarbrough, discuss some of the key newcomers, go in-depth on... more

We've been off for a while because it's the summer and we have lives (allegedly). In our glorious return, we touch on the bribbery scandal at Penn, the new balance of power in the Atlantic 10, some teams that we expect to break out, and... more

Staff writer Kyle Cajero and The Athletic's Matt Craig join Russ and Chris to draft some mid-major fantasy teams. You'll be able to vote on midmajormadness.com for who you think has the best squad.

The NCAA revealed its top 16 teams last week and mid-majors were shut out. Was it fair? What can the mids do to earn a protected seed this year? Then we talk about the upcoming opening at Ole Miss and which mid-major... more

The Northern Kentucky Norse made the NCAA Tournament last year in their first season of eligibility. Now, they're one of the favorites to win the Horizon League again and return to the Dance. Our own Chris Schutte sits down with head... more

Technology kept us away for a bit, but we are back! We start by discussing the state of the Atlantic 10, then play a clip from A-10 media day, where Bob McKillop talks about recruiting in the league. After that, we get to your questions, which... more

Our staff could not agree on the top team in all the (mid-major) land this week. With four schools receiving No. 1 votes (Saint Mary's, Gonzaga, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure), we debated the merits of each. We also talked MIssouri Valley,... more

Wofford pulled off the upset of the college basketball season on Wednesday, taking down the defending champs in Chapel Hill. What does that say about them and the rest of the SoCon? We talked about that, then tortured Chris by... more