Category MMBOW

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MMBOW #1: Dyami Starks, Bryant

There are a lot of things that go into a good basketball player, but nothing quite grabs the eye like a pile of points. That's why Bryant Bulldog guard Dyami Starks is the first Mid-Majority Baller of the Week for season 10. Starks led the Bulldogs to wins over Dartmouth and Vermont last week and put the ball...

MMBOW #2: D.J. Balentine, Evansville

Evansville was a bit of an afterthought in the Missouri Valley Conference race and was picked to finish in the middle of the pack behind the usual suspects of Wichita State and Indiana State.  The consensus was the Aces lost four starters and would be hard pressed to repeat their 21 victories from last...

MMBOW #3: Austin Tillotson, Colgate

Plenty of good performances over the holiday weekend to consider, but let's focus in on a perfect game for the Mid-Major Baller of the Week #3. Last Tuesday Colgate sophomore guard Austin Tillotson scored 12 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in a 98-86 win over Tulane on the road. That's a...

MMBOW #4: Alan Williams, USCB

The MMBOW title has been rotating its way around the Midwest and East Coast, but this week it's a time for a little left coast love. UCSB's Alan 'Big Sauce' Williams is the fourth Mid-Major Baller of the Week for the TMMX.Williams has been the motor for UCSB early in the season. With the big man in the lineup...

MMBOW #5: Brad Waldow, Saint Mary's College

In the 10 years of this website Saint Mary's has been one of the proudest carriers of the mid-major banner.  Moraga has been home to Omar Samhan, Patty Mills, Matthew Dellavedova and the beautiful game. That was all supposed to change this year. SMC was smacked with the ever ominous and vague 'failure...

MMBOW #6: Aaric Murray, Texas Southern

There is always a unique story about how a player arrives at a school. Sometimes it's the hometown team they grew up playing for, sometimes it's the only school that wanted them and sometimes it's a long complicated tale. That's the case with Texas Southern center Aaric Murray who spent two years at La Salle...

MMBOW #7: Anthony Drmic, Boise State

Boise State is an interesting case study for the definition of midmajor. The Broncos no longer play in a TMM conference, but the basketball team has long been the forgotten son. While the school and football team looked for big TV money in the Big East the basketball team was shopped around many ill-fitting conferences....

MMBOW #8: Willis Hall, College of Charleston

Conference season is right around the corner, but as the final throws of the preseason finish up Willis Hall of College of Charleston put together one of the best performances of the season. For that and a stellar all-around week Hall is the eighth Mid-Major Baller of the Week for the TMMX season.  Over the...

MMBOW #9 Karvel Anderson, Robert Morris

One of the best things about conference play starting on this side of hoops nation is that it allows teams to check the guarantee games and losses and start a new season. A season where the odds are more even and a bid to the NCAA Tournament still in view as long as conference season goes well. This weeks Mid-Major...

MMBOW #10 - Mitch Bruneel, Utah Valley

As we have talked about in this space before, TMM has always been a celebration of the wonderful basketball that goes unnoticed by most. With that in mind it is only fitting to give out the occasional Mid-Major Baller of the Week to a player that isn't necessarily a star on his own team labors in the smallest...

MMBOW #11 Jacob Parker, Stephen F. Austin

Out in the Southland, Stephen F. Austin is threatening to run away and hide from the rest of the competition. The Lumberjacks have won 15 straight games, last falling before Thanksgiving. Not only is SFA undefeated in conference play at 7-0, they have won the last five league games all away from home. With the...

MMBOW #12 - Maurice Ndour, Ohio

For this weeks installment in the Mid-Major Baller of the Week we take time to honor a player who stepped up his game in a week that his team so desperately needed it. Ohio forward Maurice Ndour put together his best game and week of the season in Bobcat wins over Central Michigan and Toledo and for that is the...

MMBOW #13 - Davon Usher, Delaware

Out in the Colonial Delaware is running away from the pack. The Blue Hens are 10-0 in the CAA and in the midst of a 12-game winning streak. Those numbers almost came crashing to a halt last Wednesday, but Delaware guard Davon Usher came to the rescue. For a great week and one of the better single game performances...

MMBOW #14 - Doug McDermott - Creighton

Let's go ahead and call this a Mid-Major Baller of the Week and Mid-Major career achievement award. As you may have heard Doug McDermott passed Mid-Major legend Larry Bird on the career points list and is now 13th in NCAA history with 2,863 points. This is the part of the post where you might say Creighton is...

MMBOW #14 - Chris Udofia, Denver

The great Mid-Majority fan Paul Hampson (@ThisLeadenPaul) dropped a tweet to the @midmajority this afternoon suggesting Chris Udofia as Mid-Major Baller of the Week and after some research it has been rubber stamped. Udofia becomes the 14th MMBOW for the #TMMX season. Udofia's best game of the week came on Thursday...

MMBOW #15 - Jerelle Benimon - Towson

The Colonial regular season is all wrapped up and while Towson didn't win the league (Delaware did at 14-2, The Tigers finished 13-3), perhaps a Mid-Major Baller of the Week title will serve as a nice consolation prize before the conference tournament.  Senior Forward Jerrelle Benimon did his part to help...

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