's 2006 Summer Session archive

Updated: September 7, 2006, 11:09 AM ET

Trying to cram for your summer final exam? Just want to catch up on a couple missed lectures? No sweat. Here's the entire 2006 Summer Session, listed week-by-week:

Week 1: Big 12, Northeast, Atlantic Sun and Colonial
Big 12It might be a good thing that Kansas lost in the NCAAs' first round (again) in '06. Story NortheastAfter another close call in the NCAAs, there are no more moral victories for the NEC. Story A-SunThe names keep changing but the tempo's always the same in the A-Sun. Story Colonial"Pulling a Mason" is now a buzz phrase, but is a CAA redux even realistic? Story

Week 2: Mountain West, Big West, Horizon and Pac-10
MWCThe Mountain West is poised to become this season's Missouri Valley. Story Big WestThe NCAAs and Long Beach together? Now the Big West's in trouble. Story HorizonBehind star Blake Schilb, are the NCAAs on the Horizon for Loyola (Chi.)? Story Pac-10Chase Budinger, possibly Arizona's best freshman ever, has company. Story

Week 3: ACC, Southern, Ivy and MAC
ACCAcceptance of its stud freshmen by its sophs might be Carolina's biggest hurdle. Story SouthernBobby Cremins' return will make life in the SoCon a bit more interesting. Story IvyNew Penn coach Glen Miller takes over a team with talent -- and high expectations. Story MACCan 'Bron's buds push Akron, the MAC's newest "it" team, into the NCAAs? Story

Week 4: Big East, Patriot, MEAC and Missouri Valley
Big EastVillanova's Big East smallball legacy will be carried on by Marquette. Story PatriotAfter two NCAA wins, are expectations now too high for Bucknell? Story MEACDelaware State likes to take it slow in the MEAC, but the Hornets still sting. Story MVCAfter a four-bid 2006, is it even possible for the Missouri Valley to top that? Story

Week 5: Big Ten, Ohio Valley, SWAC and Atlantic 10
Big Tenis Michigan ready to regain its place among college basketball's elite? Story OVCWill the professor of slow manage to stump the Ohio Valley again? Story SWACIs the SWAC finally back and ready to end its 13-year NCAA tourney slide? Story A-10Can a former Ivy League coach fill John Chaney's shoes at Temple? Story

Week 6: Big South, Mid-Continent, Southland and America East
Big SouthWill wily Winthrop return to the NCAA tourney with a higher seed? Story Mid-ConIUPUI looks poised to make its second run to the NCAA Tournament. Story SouthlandTAMU-CC is finally in the Southland, but how will it fare in its first league run? Story America EastA-East upstart Albany could scare a few more foes this season. Story

Week 7: SEC, MAAC, Sun Belt and Conference USA
SECCould the defending champs be even better this season? They may have to be.Story MAACLots of coaches went bye-bye ... as did the tournament 1-seed's double-bye. Story Sun BeltDarrin Horn and Western Kentucky are eager to atone for their title game flameout. Story C-USACoach Cal likes his Tigers again, but is C-USA foe Houston to bite them? Story

Week 8: West Coast, Big Sky, Independents and WAC
WCCCan new coach Vance Walberg and Pepperdine run and stun the rest of the WCC? Story Big SkyGreeley native Tad Boyle came home to lead newbie Northern Colorado. Story Tim Miles spurned CAA co-champ UNCW to stay at North Dakota State. Crazy? Maybe he knew something you don't. Story WACReggie Theus is running New Mexico State into serious WAC contention. Story