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Mid-Major Monday: Liberty

Team: Liberty Flames Conference: Atlantic Sun Current Record: 20-5 Coach: Ritchie McKay Coach Profile: McKay’s been all over. He was an assistant at Virginia and well as a head coach at Portland State, Colorado State, Oregon State, and New Mexico. He’s led them to 59 wins and a pair of A-Sun Tournament titles over the past two seasons and a … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Liberty

Mid-Major Monday: Wright State

Team: Wright State Raiders Conference: Horizon Current Record: 17-4 Coach: Scott Nagy Coach Profile: Nagy is coming off another great season at Wright State and a second straight Horizon League regular-season title. He’s now 91-43 since joining Wright State in 2016 and elevated the Raiders to a consistent Horizon League contender year-in and year-out. Nagy was previously the head coach … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Wright State

Mid-Major Monday: Colgate

Team: Colgate Raiders Conference: Patriot Current Record: 7-1 Coach: Matt Langel Coach Profile: Langel played and coached at Penn under Fran Dunphy. When Dunphy moved to Temple, Langel followed as his assistant. In, 2011 Langel got his head coaching chance at Colgate. He’s built quite a program that’s seen success over the last few years. He’s led the Raiders to … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Colgate

Mid-Major Monday: Loyola (IL)

Team: Loyola (IL) Conference: Missouri Valley Current Record: 14-3 Coach: Porter Moser Coach Profile: Moser previously spent time as head coach at Little Rock (2000-2003) and Illinois State (2003-2007). He then spent four year at Saint Louis before taking the Loyola job in 2011. Most people learned who he was back in 2018 when he took the Ramblers on an … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Loyola (IL)

Mid-Major Monday: Western Kentucky

Team: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Conference: C-USA Current Record: 13-4 Coach: Rick Stansbury Coach Profile: Stansbury was the head coach at Mississippi State from 1998–2012, where he took the Bulldogs to six NCAA Tournaments. He spent 2014-2016 as an assistant at Texas A&M before coming to Western Kentucky in 2016. He has a record of 82-52 so far at WKU coming … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Western Kentucky

Mid-Major Monday: Furman

Team: Furman Paladins Conference: SoCon Current Record: 10-3 Coach: Bob Richey Coach Profile: Bob Richey took over Furman just three years ago, but the Paladins have been solid ever since. They haven’t made the NCAA Tournament yet under Richey, but they did crack the Top 25 last year and almost certainly would’ve made the NCAA Tournament. Furman is likely the … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Furman

Mid-Major Monday: Belmont

Team: Belmont Bruins Conference: Ohio Valley Current Record: 12-1 Coach: Casey Alexander Coach Profile: Casey Alexander is now in his 2nd second season at Belmont and it looks like he was the perfect successor to the Bruins previous coach, Rick Byrd. Alexander both played and coached under Byrd for nearly 20 years. He then became a head coach at Stetson … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Belmont

Mid-Major Monday: Abilene Christian

Team: Abilene Christian Wildcats Conference: Southland Current Record: 9-2 Coach: Joe Golding Coach Profile: Joe Golding took over his alma mater in 2011 and helped transition them to division 1 (now in their 8th D1 season). Golding has won 47 over the past two seasons and took them to their first NCAA Tournament in 2019 (15 seed- lost to 2 … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Abilene Christian

Mid-Major Monday: Drake

Team: Drake Bulldogs Conference: Missouri Valley Current Record: 10-0 Coach: Darian DeVries Coach Profile: DeVries spent nearly two decades on the Creighton coaching staff. Two years ago, DeVries got his first head coaching gig with the Bulldogs. He’s won at least 20 games in both seasons, and he won a Missouri Valley regular season title in his first year. The … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Drake

Mid-Major Monday: Winthrop

Team: Winthrop Eagles Conference: Big South Current Record: 5-0 Coach: Pat Kelsey Coach Profile: Kelsey is a brilliant young coach (45 years old), he’s learned under Skip Prosser and Sean Miller early on in his career as an assistant. He’s been an assistant at both Xavier and Wake Forest. He coached some great teams at Wake Forest with Chris Paul, … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Winthrop

Mid-Major Monday: Marshall

Team: Marshall Thundering Herd Conference: C-USA Current Record: 4-0 Coach: Dan D’Antoni Coach Profile: D’Antoni has been the head coach at Marshall since 2014. Before that he was the assistant to his younger brother, Mike, in the NBA for the Suns, Knicks, Lakers and Rockets. In 2018, he led the Thundering Herd to an 13-4 … Continue reading Mid-Major Monday: Marshall

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