The Bottoms Line: College Basketball Stock Watch

With the season roughly a week old, what better time to make snap judgments and rash reactions to what has happened so far? In all seriousness, there are things to be gleaned from these early season matchups when looking both at specific teams and conferences. Andy Bottoms takes a look at some of these things in this week’s college basketball stock watch.

Horizon League Tournament Preview: Tickets, TV Schedule, Bracket & History

You may say it’s too early for a conference tournament preview, but Brad Stevens and the Butler Bulldogs have already sewn up the regular season Horizon League crown.

When Bracket Busters Bust…

…You end up with an ESPNU Bracketbuster game featuring a team with 3 wins. That would be Toledo, who rode into Cleveland for a match-up against the CSU Vikings with 24 losses to go along with those 3 wins. Luckily, there were games like ODU-Northern Iowa that mattered.

Mid-Major Madness Starts Early as Butler downs CSU 70-59

After hanging close for a half, foul trouble, domination on the glass, and the inability to connect from three point land earned the Vikings their fifth conference loss by way of a 70-59 thumping by the now 16-0 Butler Bulldogs.

As Cavaliers Look on, CSU Beats YSU, and Looks to Roadtrip

Cavaliers Danny Green and Cedric Jackson sat courtside as CSU (10-12, 6-4) got a much needed win at home against Horizon League bottom feeder Youngstown State 77-69 on Saturday.

Current Vikings Impress Ex-Viking, New Cav Cedric Jackson

Cedric Jackson’s teammates came out with a little extra juice last night after hearing their old teammate was now new teammates with LeBron James.

Cleveland State opens Horizon League play at home with a 62-57 win over Loyola

[Editor’s note: I’m really excited to welcome Brendan Bowers of Stepien Rules back into the fold as a consistent MSF contributor. Brendan will be covering Cleveland State Viking basketball for the remainder of the season from his official seat in press row, representing MSF. Welcome back Brendan.] With 3:47 left in the second half, and […]