Despite turning in seven 20-win seasons, Sun Belt mens basketball was a 1-bid conference to the NCAA Tournament, ultimately sending its seventh best team to the Big Dance. Still, six Sun Belt teams accepted post season invitations, and the outcome wasn't bad. What follows is a summary of postseason #SunBeltHeat, starting with Georgia Southerns' unceremonious first round … Continue reading Burn, Baby, Burn: Post Season Edition #SunBeltHeat!
We are a few precious weeks from the NCAA Tournament, with Selection Sunday guaranteed to start arguments throughout the country. How poorly a “mid-major” program is seeded becomes a major bone of contention for fanbases all over the country. In particular, multiple fanbases assume that a higher the seed is congruent with the likelihood of … Continue reading Cinderella Wears An 11 Seed
Marking the end of the first football season for the Forgotten 5, we put our heads together and made our inaugural “All Forgotten 5 Team.” Through days of discussion and nominations, we narrowed the squad down to a first team and second team with members of every G5 conference represented. Despite a lackluster season as … Continue reading Meet The 2016 All-Forgotten 5 Football Squad
San Diego on average gets over 220 days of sunshine a year and only about 10 inches of rain. The rain gods won this game before it started and let the teams play for second place after that. In a sloppy, mudfest that was reminiscent of the "good ol days of football," BYU and Wyoming … Continue reading BYU slips and slides en route to victory over Wyoming
2016 Poinsettia Bowl Time: 6:00 PM PST Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California TV: ESPN/WatchESPN Betting Line: BYU -11, O/U -- 57 If you look at one of the best surprises this season in the craziness that was the 2016 College Football Season, you would find Craig Bohl and the Wyoming Cowboys. The Pokes were … Continue reading Wyoming hopes to poison BYU’s Poinsettia Bohl’s chances
It was only 19 degrees outside, but that didn't stop the Aztec defense from putting scalding hot pressure on Josh Allen. Throughout the final quarter, while the Cowboys battled from being down, Calvin Munson and the rest of the Aztec defense swallowed up the Wyoming offensive line and forced Allen into erratic decisions. When the … Continue reading Aztecs win first back-to-back conference championships in 42 years
AAC Championship Game: Temple 34, #19 Navy 10 Final Conference USA Championship Game: Western Kentucky 58, Louisiana Tech 44 Final Mountain West Championship Game: San Diego State 0, Wyoming 0 6:45 PM MAC Championship Game: #17 Western Michigan 29, Ohio 23 Final Sun Belt: Georgia Southern 28, Troy 24 Final South Alabama 35, New Mexico State 28 … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Championship Weekend Scoreboard
1) Broncos Broken as Boise State falls to Air Force Coming into its last game, Boise State had one job: don't trip up on itself during its matchup versus Air Force. Previously, the Broncos had lost their last two meetings versus the Falcons, but seemingly were set to take this game and cruise to the Mountain West championship game. Even with … Continue reading Three Things We Learned in the Final Week of MWC Football
Nevada 45, UNLV 10: In a battle of twin 4-7 teams, the Nevada Wolfpack systematically dismantled UNLV to the tune of 45-10. James Butler just missed out on his first 200 yard game of the season, finishing with 196 yards on 32 carries to go along with three touchdowns. That was his sixth 100+ yard … Continue reading MWC Week 13 Big Bowl Of Recaps
If you follow college football with any regularity, you likely know that Charlie Strong is a dead man walking at Texas after losing to what was previously the worst Power Five team in the country in the Kansas Jayhawks. He may not be fired on Monday per UT's interim athletic director, but make no mistake: … Continue reading Which Group of Five Head Coaches Might the Texas Longhorns Consider Hiring?