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NCAA Basketball Conference Tournaments Ranked by Excitement

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    I thought I'd get a discussion going on what NCAA Conference tournaments everyone is looking forward to the most, and the least. It's easy to go with the heavy hitting favorites such as the Power 5 conferences such as the American Coast Conference (ACC) or the Southeastern Conference (SEC), but I thought we'd getting ranking system going on some of the less talked about conferences. Found a fun article for comparison's sake. I'll start ranking what may be the least exciting NCAA conference tournaments and end with what could be the most exciting/interesting to watch. Let's see if everyone agrees with this list.

    Least:

    1. Northeast

    2. Sun Belt

    3. Ivy League

    4. West Coast

    5. Big Sky

    Most:

    1. Mid-American

    2. Conference USA

    3. Big Sky

    4. Southern

    5. Missouri Valley

    Yeah, did you notice Big Sky was on both lists? Here's their reason:

    "Yeah I’m calling the Big Sky out for being boring just one section after praising it for being exciting. Things change quickly. This is March. Try and keep up.

    Here’s the reason: On paper it looks like it’s going to be “crazy competitive,” but this is the only conference tournament in America where the No. 1 seed has cut down the nets in each of the last four seasons. It doesn’t stop there. The No. 1 seed has actually won the Big Sky tournament in eight of the last nine years, and the one year the top seed didn’t win, it was the No. 2 seed that took home the title. Great news for Eastern Washington/Montana. Not so great for the rest of us."

    So who else agrees? Would love to see other people's rankings as well. Throw in Power Five conference tournaments as well if you like.

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    Conference USA is the most interesting to me, mainly because I'm a homer and am rooting for UNT. Would be awesome to see them in the tournament. Hasn't happened since 2010, when they were a part of the Sun Belt West conference.
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    Dallasite Wrote: Conference USA is the most interesting to me, mainly because I'm a homer and am rooting for UNT. Would be awesome to see them in the tournament. Hasn't happened since 2010, when they were a part of the Sun Belt West conference.
    That's very true. I too root for the Mean Green. It would definitely be cool to see my alma mater in the tournament.