THE ‘ALL THEY WERE GOOD, TOO’ TEAMMid-Major Rankings for the Week of Dec. 28--The Catch and Shoot
Kahlil Felder, Oakland: Felder’s Oakland squad couldn’t quite pull the upset on No. 1 Michigan State, but the Grizzlies got 37 points and nine assists out of their diminutive superstar.
BENCH: Bryn Forbes (Michigan State), Ben Bentil (Providence)
THEY WERE GOOD, TOO
Milwaukee Panthers: The Panthers now own two road wins against Big Ten competition, knocking off Minnesota at The Barn this week.
1. Valparaiso (10-2). Last week: 1
16. Oakland (7-4). Last week: 18
25. Milwaukee (9-4). Last week: Not Ranked
New Mexico State will test Wichita State’s ever-changing rotation of big men--Wichita Eagle
BGSU 62, Cleveland State 47: Cold shooting Vikings fall to Falcons--Cleveland State Hoops
WATCH: 2015-16 UIC intro video--The Catch and Shoot
Illinois Rankings for the Week of Dec. 28--The Catch and Shoot
13. UIC (2-8). Last week: 13Chicago Weekly Awards, Dec. 21--The Catch and Shoot
UIC ended a six-game losing streak by beating Purdue-Calumet, but the Flames have still not defeated a Division I team this season. They get their final shot in non-conference play Tuesday against Northern Illinois.
Player of the WeekTop 10 Moments of 2015, No. 4: UIC advances to Horizon League semifinals--The Catch and Shoot
Honorable mentions: Billy Garrett Jr. DePaul; Montel James, Loyola;Fred Sims Jr., Chicago State; Gabe Snider, UIC
Freshman of the Week
Honorable mentions: Eli Cain, DePaul; Dikembe Dixson, UIC; Dererk Pardon, Northwestern
The Morning Dish – Monday, December 28, 2015--Hoopville
Tonight’s MenuMid-Major Madness Power 15: Valparaiso takes over top spot--Mid-Major Madness
It’s not the lightest slate, but also not loaded with must-see matchups.
The best game of the day might be Valparaiso traveling to Nashville to take on Belmont, as it will be a battle of two consistent mid-major winners.
Top 25 Rankings for the Week of Dec. 28--The Catch and Shoot
24. Valparaiso (10-2). Last week: 25College basketball preview: Valparaiso at Belmont--The Post-Tribune