Numbers support chances for UNI, Creighton

Originally Published: January 25, 2006
By Ken Pomeroy | Special to ESPN Insider
For several years, Missouri Valley fans have pleaded to have their conference anointed a major.

I don't have the power to do that, nor would I want to do anything that would prevent Kyle Whelliston from covering the quality ball the MVC offers, but this season the Missouri Valley clearly is on a different level than the rest of the nonpower conferences.