A key component in this unusual college basketball season is conference schedules. The summer and fall proved to be a chaotic time for programs alike as coaches scrambled to put games on their schedule, even despite the sport’s postponed opening day.

We’re now almost midway through January and most teams have at least a decent chunk of their regular season completed. But one of the interesting wrinkles this season is the implementation of the two-game series conference schedule, with two teams meeting twice in 24- or 48-hour spans at the same facility.

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This scheduling method is common throughout mid-major conferences this season. Not counting the Patriot League’s unusual schedule which occasionally calls for two-game series, a total of 16 conferences have adopted the model. These conferences are listed below.

  • Mountain West
  • Missouri Valley
  • Conference USA
  • Sun Belt
  • CAA
  • Big West
  • Horizon
  • Summit
  • MAAC
  • Big Sky
  • America East
  • Atlantic Sun
  • WAC
  • Big South
  • NEC
  • MEAC

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Eli Boettger
Eli Boettger

Heat Check CBB founder, editor