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).
Robert Morris (21-10, 15-3 NEC) captured its second straight regular season title and eighth in program history, finishing three games ahead of Mount St. Mary's, Sacred Heart and Long Island.
It's that time of year.. when the NCAA Tournament is all the rage, and everybody and your mother starts talking college hoops. Get a leg up on your bracket competitors by watching this week's prime-time games.
All NCAA Tournament games televised on CBS, except for Play-In Game on ESPN.
March 15 - Sunday
6-7 pm - National Championship Selection Show
March 17 - Tuesday
7:30 pm - Play-In Game (ESPN)
7 Louisville vs Connecticut ESPN
9 Kansas vs Baylor ESPN
9 Alabama A&M vs Prairie View A&M ESPNU
7 Purdue vs Ohio State ESPN
7 Mississippi St vs Kentucky Raycom
8 BYU vs Air Force The Mountain
8 Maryland vs North Carolina ESPN2
9 South Carolina vs Florida ESPN
9 Wyoming vs New Mexico CBS College Sports Network
10:30 San Diego St vs UNLV The Mountain
Super Bowl.. shmuper bowl, if you want real non-stop action, check out #1 UCONN at #5 Louisville tonight at 7 EST. This huge Big East battle is just one of many games on tap this week with national title, Top 25, NCAA Tournament, and Conference Title implications.
7 Notre Dame vs Georgown ESPN
9 Grambling State vs Alabama State ESPNU
7 West Virginia vs Conneicut ESPNU
7 Ohio St vs Michigan State ESPN2
9 Purdue vs Penn State Big Ten Network
9 Texas vs Arkansas ESPN2
9 Alabama vs Clemson FSN South,NESN
10 LSU vs Utah The Mountain
2009 is finally here, and that means the rush and stress of the holidays are finally over.. which means there’s no better time to grab a comfortable chair and take in some hoops. The first weekend of the year offers some great match-ups, and it’s time to start separating the contenders from the pretenders as conference play is getting geared up. Here are some big games to keep an eye on:
Saturday, Jan. 3
Christmas is coming a bit early this year for college hoops fans, as this weekend features a number of big match-ups. So forget about doing any last-minute shopping (that’s what the internet is for), grab a drink, and settle in for a great weekend of hoops. Here’s a few games to keep an eye on.
Saturday, Dec. 20.
- Bracketology: Selection Sunday Projection
- Bracketology: Saturday Night NCAA Tournament Projection
- Non-BCS Top 25: Creighton, Colorado St Rise
- College Basketball Top 50: Indiana Ends Regular Season #1
- Non-BCS Top 25: Valpo Replaces BYU
- College Basketball Top 50: Maryland and Iowa St Drop Out
- Non-BCS Top 25: Davidson In, Wyoming Out
- College Basketball Top 50: #2 Gonzaga Hits All-Time High
- Non-BCS Top 25: Air Force, Davidson Making Moves
- College Basketball Top 50: Another Week, Another #1