Who's Talking Bull: Is the MAC starting to rebuild..

The State of MAC Basketball: You Have To Feel Good About It - Hustle Belt
The depth is there, and with these seven teams — throw in Bowling Green because they expect to return damn near everybody — you're going to (hope to) see a much better showing in the nonconference, the BracketBusters, and perhaps what this whole conversation boils down to, and what the conference has been chasing all along: multiple NCAA tournament bids. Having two teams reach the CIT quarterfinals is not the goal, but it's far better than what transpired last year: an NCAA tournament 14-seed (and victory), an NIT victory, and a CBI first-round exit. Neat, but not enough.

FalconBlog--Triumphs and Trials in the BGSU Falcon Nation: 3 MAC Teams Still playing
Lost in the Big Dance hype (and what a weekend it was), we now take a second to check how MAC teams are doing out in the wilderness of the minor post-season tournaments. And the answer is, not too shabby.

The Mac Daily - Major coverage for a major conference.
DETROIT - Twelve years ago, Enrico Blasi took over at his alma mater with the goal of turning a mediocre Miami team into a college hockey powerhouse.

Time for the after party - Colleges - The Buffalo News
Big East — Wasn't it nice for the Big East to allow 14 other teams into the Sweet 16? And UConn and Marquette had to beat Big East teams to advance. Villanova, St. John's, Georgetown and Louisville were all bounced in the second round, while Pitt and Notre Dame were eliminated by lower seeds in the third round. One of the problems is the league lacks star power aside from UConn's Kemba Walker. Lots of solid talent everywhere, but no one dominant enough to carry his team deep into March.

VCU's run is a thing of beauty - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
Score another win for the "mid-majors" against the mighty BCS conferences. VCU took down a team from the Pac-10, Big East and Big Ten. Next up: Florida State of the ACC. Win that one and they might get a chance against Kansas of the Big 12.

UB enjoys seeing how other half lives - UB Men's Basketball - The Buffalo News
If there's a downside to the University at Buffalo's Mid-American Conference affiliation, the extensive travel would be it. No other school in the conference is less than three hours away by bus. Learning to travel well can be as much a key to the season as X's and O's.

Bulls to Play at Iona in CIT Quarterfinals on Tuesday Night - Buffalo Athletics
BUFFALO – In a battle of the last two New York college basketball teams still playing, Buffalo will travel to Iona to take on the Gaels on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsiders.com Postseason Tournament.

Bryce Earns National Recognition - Buffalo Athletics
Following a career weekend in which he batted .615 and slugged five home runs, senior Eric Bryce was named one of the Louisville Slugger's National Players of the Week, as announced today by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.


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