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Not hearing too many mid-major jokes these days.

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Happy Tuesday, ‘Nova Nation! CBS’ Matt Norlander put together a comprehensive list of how each conference has fared thus far. As we all know, the Big East is doing really well, and is really only hampered by the fact that they’re a 10-team league when comparing them to some of the bigger conferences.

Good to get that publicity.

And now, the "news."

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