It’s been an eventful few weeks for Conference USA basketball, and the 2017-18 season won’t end until today, when North Texas hosts San Francisco in the third game of the best-of-three final in the CBI.
Marshall’s win over Wichita State extended the league’s streak of first-round NCAA tournament wins to four. Western Kentucky made a deep NIT run, falling to Utah in a semifinal Tuesday night. The league, in large part because of its postseason success, ranks 11th in stat guru Ken Pomeroy’s ratings, 10 spots up from last season.
The great Ed Miller opines on the state of CUSA basketball as it heads into the offseason.