ST. LOUIS -- For the fourth-straight year, the State Farm MVC Tournament will have a different top seed. Northern Iowa, which shared the regular-season title with Creighton, earned the No. 1 MVC Tournament seed for the first time in school history. The Panthers, picked sixth in the league's pre-season poll, finished with a regular-season record of 20-10 and 14-4 in league play, and held the tiebreaker over co-champion Creighton (25-6, 14-4).
In the seventh annual ESPNU BracketBusters, the strongest mid-major teams in the country do battle in thirteen televised games. This preview features the premier Saturday games that are televised on ESPN or ESPN2.
Northeastern @ Wright State, ESPN2
Preview & Prediction: By Evan Dorey
Thu, 01/29/2009 - 05:29 — Press Release
Cedar Falls, Iowa - Junior guard Ali Farokhmanesh scored a game-high 17 points to lead the University of Northern Iowa to a 59-55 win over Illinois State tonight at the McLeod Center. The back-and-forth affair featured seven ties and six lead changes, and neither team held more than a five-point lead at any point.
Thu, 01/22/2009 - 16:53 — Kevin McNeill
Kevin McNeill's weekly 5 Things column breaks down what's important in the world of college basketball.
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Wed, 01/21/2009 - 16:51 — Rob Carpentier
Rob Carpentier's "Seven Day Stretch" is a whirlwind tour around every corner of college basketball nation:
Fri, 01/09/2009 - 03:17 — Shawn Siegel
20 Random Rants, Thoughts, and Observations from the Week in college basketball by CollegeHoops.net Editor Shawn Siegel:
1 - So if beating #1 makes you go from a nobody to a somebody, does BC go back to being a nobody after losing to the 199th (RPI) team at home? (or were they just somewhere in the middle the whole time).
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