AAC Champs. A Bearcat team that was sub-.500 earned the 2 seed in the AAC tournament, yet the media wasn't giving them the respect a typical 2 seed would have. East Carolina was the clear favorite, but UC wasn't having it. This team was projected to finish dead last in the conference. They did just the … Continue reading Cincinnati Baseball Wins the AAC Championship
Ball State Baseball competes in the MAC and Maloney knows first hand what to expect coaching in a non power five.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats are in the Super Regional for the first time ever (it's also the first time a team from the Southland Conference has made it to the Super Regional). To get there they had a really tough path, they had to play #16 Arizona twice and region host #5 Texas Tech … Continue reading Can Sam Houston State Continue Their Cinderella Run?
Let's not hide from this. At the beginning of the season, I wrote a Sun Belt Baseball Preview boldly titled Best Hardball in the Group of Five. That's pretty ballsy, you guys, but the Sun Belt was the home of the defending national champion and it featured a perennial powerhouse Ragin Cajuns plus emerging superstar South Alabama. So … Continue reading Sun Belt Baseball Tourney Preview, Season Recap and Stuff
It's a rare treat, to say the Sun Belt is the best at something. But when it comes to play on the diamond, the Sun Belt enters the 2017 season unmatched. The evidence? Coastal Carolina, newly minted to the Sun Belt, enters the season as defending national champion. Two Sun Belt programs appear in the USA … Continue reading Best Hardball in the Group of Five: 2017 Sun Belt Baseball Preview