Some unfamiliar faces emerging
Mid-majors offer some of the nation's most compelling league races
The ACC, Atlantic 10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Mountain West, Pac-10 and SEC aren't the only leagues with interesting races. Here's a quick look at eight others worth tracking.
The two big dates on the calendar are Jan. 26, when Hartford visits Vermont, and Feb. 27, when Vermont makes the return trip in the regular-season finale. Hartford hosts the first three rounds of the conference tournament, but the championship game will be played on the home court of the ...
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Graham Hays and Mechelle break down the 2009-10 conference races.
Graham Hays• Big East is UConn's to win or lose
• Rest of Pac-10 chasing Stanford
• Lots of competition in A-10, Mountain West
• More mid-major previews
Mechelle Voepel• Duke emerging as ACC favorite
• Big 12 might be most interesting race
• Can Spartans test OSU in Big Ten?
• Lady Vols, Lady Dogs on top in SEC