THE PEPPERDINE WAVES ARE YOUR 2020-21 CBI CHAMPIONS FINAL Pepperdine 84Coastal Carolina 61 — Alex Funderburke (@AlexFunderburke) March 25, 2021 Two teams won the right to play a third game in three days on Wednesday night, and Pepperdine took full advantage of the opportunity. The Waves did it on both end of the floor and … Continue reading Waves Roll Over Coastal Carolina to Win the CBI
I correctly predicted one close game and one no so close game. We're going to ignore that I got which game would be close and which would be a blow out wrong. We saw an overtime thriller in game one and a near triple-double and a 28-2 run in game two. Game One: Stetson vs. … Continue reading CBI Day Two Recap
Day one at the CBI was full of fun. We saw a team get their first-ever postseason win, a guy drop 25 and nine boards, a record-setting point guard, and a new division one member pick up their first postseason win at the D1 level. Game One: Stetson vs. Bowling Green This was not a … Continue reading CBI Day One Recap/Day Two Preview
Ohio is playing their best basketball right now. In the regular season they lost to Kent State by 10, lost to Toledo by 17, beat Buffalo by 1, and lost later in the season by an even 20 points. That was their path to the NCAA tournament and the Bobcats won each game convincingly. They … Continue reading MAC Postseason Basketball 2021
6th Men don't get enough praise, much less the 6th men in the MAC. Here's a little recognition for the players who are only missing the numbers in the Games Started column.
The WAC recently announced it would allow transitioning teams to participate in their conference tournament. This is a bigger deal than it may seem at the surface for several reasons. For those that are not familiar, the NCAA has rules regarding schools transitioning from Division II to Division I. They require a four year "transition … Continue reading The WAC Does the Right Thing and Allows Transitioning Teams in Their Tournament.
11 days before Jared Benko officially starts his tenure as Georgia Southern Athletic Director he has his first major task: hiring a new men's basketball coach. Surprising news came down Friday night that Mark Byington resigned his position and taken the head job at James Madison. https://twitter.com/EvanDaniels/status/1241139711411970048?s=20 At first glance the move is a bit … Continue reading Mark Byington Leaves Georgia Southern for James Madison
We're talking about how college sports are on a hiatus for the foreseeable future because of the COVID-19 virus. Not having sports really stinks, but not having March Madness to watch sucks the absolute most this time of year. We went ahead and put together a re-watch list of games for each Group of Five … Continue reading Ten Mid-Major March Madness Games to Re-Watch During the COVID-19 Break
One Shot Short 2015. A raucous red crowd in Dayton, Ohio roared as a white-clad Derrick Marks dribbled up the floor. Announcers on the sideline gesticulated wildly while the amped-up home fanbase goaded on their Dayton Flyers. The Boise State Broncos weren't fazed. They kept their shoulders square in the face of unbridled opposing momentum … Continue reading Boise State Basketball: A Cinderella Season Or The Usual Step Short?
The Army Black Knights went into Patriot League play sitting at 5-6. Hope seemed low for the Black Knights to do anything big this season; then it got worse. They opened Patriot League play 0-4 and dropped to 5-10 on the season. Desperately needing a win, they played Holy Cross and ended up winning by … Continue reading The Hottest Team No One Is Talking About: Army Men’s Basketball