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Tough Calls

The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee has recommended several changes for the upcoming season.  The changes will likely be approved on June 18 and go into effect this November. The most notable, in my mind, is an adjustment in the block/charge call… the toughest and most controversial whistle in the game. The most recent change in this...
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Total Speculation

Totally unconfirmed reports from a dubious and non-existent source in the Chicagoland area indicate that the Summit League will cease to exist immediately. Oakland University has taken its ball and gone (closer to) home to the Horizon League. Indiana University, Purdue University Fort Wayne has discontinued all athletic programs and will...
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Summit League Survival

SUMMIT LEAGUE MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING OAKLAND UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTURE “Oakland University has been a member of The Summit League for the past 15 years and we wish them well in the future. In the ever-changing college athletics landscape, this move was rumored and anticipated for several months. Although it comes at a very late time in the year,...
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Counting the Wins

You can count wins in two ways. One becomes just a numbers game where more will always be better. Statistics determine the victor, and valor goes to those who beat the clock, battle for the comeback or cruise to acclaim by scoring more. Then you can count it where hash marks don’t matter, but heart does. The intangible where victory comes from...
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MidcoSN to air Augustana Women’s Basketball in Final Four LIVE

MidcoSN is excited to air Augustana Women’s Basketball LIVE in the NCAA Division II Final Four on Wednesday at 6 PM (CT). Augustana will take on Dowling College, with hopes to advance to the title game. If Augustana wins Wednesday evening MidcoSN will also air the national title game LIVE on Friday, March 29 at 7 PM (CT). “Midcontinent and...
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Last Dance For SDSU Seniors

For the second year in a row South Dakota State women's basketball team will say goodbye to a group of seniors that have been a part of four consecutive NCAA Tournaments. Last year it was Jennie Sunnarborg and Jill Young. This year it will be Leah Dietel, Ashley Eide, and Katie Lingle. All five of those players have been major contributors to...
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