Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5? Part Two

The Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship with many more following this week. While a regular season title doesn’t really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there’s still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it’s still … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5? Part Two

Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5?

On Friday night, the Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship. While a regular season title doesn't really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there's still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it's still meaningful in a … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5?

Often Overlooked, Rick Byrd Has Turned Belmont Into A Forgotten 5 Power Program

Belmont Bruins head coach Rick Byrd has seen it all. He watched as his alma mater spurned him time and time again during exhaustive coaching searches. He coached at the Division III level with Maryville college, he coached at the NAIA level with Lincoln Memorial and early in his career with Belmont, he brought the … Continue reading Often Overlooked, Rick Byrd Has Turned Belmont Into A Forgotten 5 Power Program

Going Undefeated In Conference Play Is Incredibly Hard

What a difference a week makes. Just a week ago, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, the Akron Zips, and the UNC Wilmington Seahawks were undefeated in their respective conference and on the bubble for an at-large berth. Since then, UNCW lost twice (to William & Mary and Charleston), Akron was destroyed at Ohio, and MTSU … Continue reading Going Undefeated In Conference Play Is Incredibly Hard

Forgotten 5’s Guide To Super Bowl Weekend Basketball

We are heading into the stretch run of the season with the Big Dance just in sight and finally, conferences races are starting to become clear. Well, other than in the Atlantic 10. That wild conference currently has six teams within 1-1.5 games of the top seed. VCU, Dayton, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, and … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Guide To Super Bowl Weekend Basketball

Forgotten 5’s Guide To College Basketball For The Final Weekend Of January

Another week has passed and the Forgotten 5 bubble has gotten smaller and smaller with disappointing losses in conference play. Teams like Oakland (lost four of last five), East Tennessee State (two SoCon losses), Nevada (second loss to Fresno State), and Richmond (lost two of last three) will have to win their respective conference tournaments … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Guide To College Basketball For The Final Weekend Of January