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Championship Week Central

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Welcome to your home for all of your Championship Week needs.  Of course we’ll still be bringing you the best coverage of Badgers athletics, but you’ll find all the stories under their respective headings at the top.  We want to thank our partners at The Smoking Pen and CarolinaVictory for helping to bring us the most comprehensive coverage of all the conference tournament action from around the country.  So make sure to follow the coverage they are providing as well.  

Over the next two weeks we’ll be bringing you previews, reviews, predictions, and daily recaps as the tournaments get going.  Below you will find your one stop shop for all the tournament specific coverage, so sit back and relax as we’ve got you covered to the fullest.  

 

Picks & Predictions: 

To start things off right for you Mike and our editor Andy sat down to break down each tournament with our picks for champion and sleepers to watch for in each league.  You can listen here:

 
       

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If you can’t listen here is the rundown of our picks (found at the bottom of the link) as we have North Carolina BBQ on the line vs. Brats and Cheese, so this should be interesting!!

Prediction Results: 

Andy:

Mike:

Radio Shows: 

In an effort to bring you the best analysis of Championship Week we’ll be bringing you our Championship Week Nightcap radio show every night that a bid to the tournament is handed out.  We’ll break down not only the championship game, the champion, but also how the tournament as a whole went for each one of the leagues out there.  So make sure to check here for the schedule of shows on the MTB Radio Network.

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*By clicking on the conference name you’ll be directed right to their championship homepage for those interested in anything we aren’t providing for you.

Tournament Info Dates Champion

AmericaEast

America East

2011 Champion: Boston University

Preview

1st Round – March 1st *all times eastern

#8 UMBC: 67 vs. #9 Binghampton: 73 – Final (OT) *UPSET

Quarterfinals – March 3rd 

#1 Stony Brook vs. #9 Binghampton – noon

#4 Albany vs. #5 New Hampshire – 2:15pm 

#2 Vermont vs. #7 Maine – 6pm 

#3 Boston U vs. #6 Hartford – 8:15pm

March 1-4, 10

at Hartford, CT/Highest Seed

TBD

a10

Atlantic 10

2011 Champion: Richmond

Preview

March 6, 9-11

at Highest seed/Atlantic City, NJ

TBD

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Atlantic Coast Conference

2011 Champion: Duke

Preview

March 8-11

at Atlanta, GA

TBD

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Atlantic Sun

2011 Champion: Belmont

Preview

Quarterfinals (Feb. 29th & March 1st) 

#8 Jacksonville: 62 – #1 Belmont: 76 – Final

#7 Lipscomb: 53 – #2 Mercer: 61 – Final

March 1st

#5 North Florida: 66 vs. #4 ETSU: 68 – Final

#6 FGSU: 71 vs. #3 USC Upstate: 61 – Final

Feb. 29 – March 3

at Macon, GA

TBD

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Big 12 Conference

2011 Champion: Kansas

Preview

March 7-10

at Kansas City, MO

TBD

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Big East Conference

2011 Champion: UConn

Preview

March 6-10

at Madison Square Garden

TBD

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Big Sky Conference

2011 Champion: Northern Colorado

Preview

March 3, 6-7

at Highest Seeds/

Reg Season Champs.

TBD

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Big South Conference

2011 Champion: UNC-Asheville

Preview

Semifinals – March 1st 

#7 VMI: 75 – #6 Winthrop: 55 – Final *UPSET

#4 Charleston Southern: 64 – #1 UNC-Asheville: 91 – Final

Final – March 3rd 

#7 VMI vs. #1 UNC-Asheville – noon (ET) – ESPN2

Feb. 27 – March 3

at UNC-Asheville/Highest Seed

TBD

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Big Ten Conference

2011 Champion: Ohio State

Preview

DAY 1 LIVE BLOG

DAY 2 LIVE BLOG

DAY 3 LIVE BLOG

DAY 4 LIVE BLOG

March 8-11

at Indianapolis, IN

TBD

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Big West Conference

2011 Champion: UC Santa Barbara 

Preview

March 8-10

at Anaheim, CA

TBD

CAA

Colonial Athletic Association

2011 Champion: Old Dominion

Preview *go to previews section on front page

1st Round – March 2nd

#8 James Madison vs. #9 UNCW Noon

#5 Delaware vs. #12 Towson 2:30 p.m.

#7 Northeastern vs. #10 William & Mary 6:00 p.m.

#6 Georgia State vs. #11 Hofstra 8:30 p.m.

March 2-5

at Richmond, VA

TBD

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Conference – USA

2011 Champion: Memphis

Preview

March 7-10

at Memphis

TBD

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Great West Conference

*Non-NCAA Tournament Qualifier

2011 Champion: North Dakota

Preveiw

March 8-10

at Chicago, IL

TBD

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Horizon League

2011 Champion: Butler

Preview 

1st Round – Feb. 28th 

No. 10 Loyola: 71 – No. 3 Detroit: 80 Final

No. 7 Green Bay: 60 – No. 6 Youngstown St.: 77 Final

No. 9 UIC: 55 – No. 4 Milwaukee: 68 Final

No. 8 Wright State: 52 – No. 5 Butler: 70 Final

Quarterfinals – March 2nd @ Valpo 

#3 Detroit vs. #6 Youngstown State – 6pm (ET)

#4 Milwaukee vs. #5 Butler – 8:30pm (ET)

Feb. 28, March 2, 3, 6

at Highest Seeds/ Valpo

TBD

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MAAC

2011 Champion: Saint Peter’s

Preview

1st Round – March 2nd

#9 Saint Peters vs. #8 Marist – 7:30pm

#10 Canisius vs. #7 Niagara – 9:30pm

March 2-5

at Springfield, MA

TBD

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MAC

2011 Champion: Akron

Preview

March 5, 7-10

at Cleveland, OH

TBD

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MEAC

2011 Champion: Hampton

Preview

March 6-10

at Winston-Salem, NC

TBD

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Missouri Valley Conference

2011 Champion: Indiana State

Preview

1st Round – March 1st

#8 Indiana State: 66 – #9 Southern Illinois: 51 – Final

#7 Drake:65 – #10 Bradley: 49 – Final

March 1-4

at St. Louis, MO

TBD

Mountain_West

Mountain West Conference

2011 Champion: San Diego State 

Preview

March 8-10

at Las Vegas, NV

TBD

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NEC

2011 Champion: Long Island

Preview

Quarterfinals – March 1st 

#8 Sacred Heart: 68 at #1 LIU Brooklyn: 80 – Final

#7 Central Conneticut: 77 at #2 Wagner: 87 – Final

#6 Monmouth: 68 at #3 Robert Morris: 87 – Final

#5 Quinnipiac: 80 at #4 St. Francis (NY): 72 – Final

March 1,4,7

at Highest Seeds

TBD

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OVC

2011 Champion: Morehead State

Preview

Quarterfinals – March 1st 

#5 SEMO: 73 – #4 Tennessee Tech: 77 – Final

#7 Jacksonville State: 54 – #3 Morehead State: 68 – Final

Semifinals – March 2nd 

#1 Murray State vs. #4 Tennessee Tech – 6pm

#2 Tennessee State vs. Morehead State – 8pm

Feb. 29 – March 3 TBD

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Pac-12 Conference

2011 Champion: Washington

Preview

March 7-10

at Los Angeles, CA

TBD

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Patriot League

2011 Champion: Bucknell

Preview

Quarterfinals – Feb. 29th

#8 Navy: 63 – #1 Bucknell: 87 – Final

#5 Lafayette: 84 – #4 Holy Cross: 76 – Final *UPSET

#7 Colgate: 57 – #2 Lehigh: 70 – Final

#6 Army:40 – #3 American: 57 – Final

Semifinals – March 3rd 

#5 Lafayette at #1 Bucknell – 2 or 4:30pm (ET) CBSsports

#3 American at #2 Lehigh – 2 or 4:30pm (ET) CBSsports

Feb. 29, March 3, 7

at Highest Seeds

TBD

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SEC

2011 Champion: Kentucky

Preview

March 8-11

at New Orleans, LA

TBD

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Southern Conference

2011 Champion: Wofford

Preview *under preview section

1st Round – March 2nd

College of Charleston vs. Appalachian State 11:30 AM

Western Carolina vs. Citadel 2:00 PM

Samford vs. Furman 6:00 PM 

Georgia Southern vs. Chattanooga 8:30 PM

March 2-5

at Asheville, NC

TBD

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Southland Conference

2011 Champion: Texas-San Antonio

Preview

March 6-10

at Katy, Texas

TBD

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SWAC

2011 Champion: Alabama State

Preview

March 7-10

at Garland, TX

TBD

Summit-League

Summit League

2011 Champion: Oakland

Preview

March 3-6

at Sioux Falls, SD

TBD

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Sun Belt Conference

2011 Champion: UALR

Preview

March 3-6

at Hot Springs, AR

TBD

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West Cost Conference

2011 Champion: Gonzaga

Preview

2nd Round- March 1st

#8 Portland: 66 – #5 San Francisco: 87 – Final

#7 Pepperdine: 22 – #6 San Diego: 33 – Halftime

Feb 28 – March 5

at Las Vegas, NV

TBD

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WAC

2011 Champion: Utah State

Preview

March 8-10

at Las Vegas, NV

TBD
Andrew Coppens

About Andrew Coppens

Andy is a member of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). He is the Managing Editor of MadTownBadger and associate editor of Bloguin's World Cup site, 32flags.com as well as Publisher of Big Ten site talking10.com

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