Arkansas summers are a monument to consistency: the heat is unbearable, the humidity is intolerable, and University of Arkansas-Little Rock toys with launching a football program. Summertime in Arkansas! But what usually serves as June content for heat-stroked sports writers has taken a turn for reality with a new feasibility study conducted by the big cheeses … Continue reading UALR Trojans “Football?” Maybe it’s happening, maybe.
I have a secret to share with you: once upon a time, the Sun Belt was a powerhouse basketball conference. It's true! This is not the FAKE NEWS! I wasn't around for it, really, but I did a little research and poof, the truth. It's all there. For example, 1986 was kind of a magic … Continue reading The Hottest Sun Belt March Madness Teams of All Time: RANKED!
Landing one team into the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is a time-honored Sun Belt tradition seldom broken, especially of late. It's not as if the Sun Belt hasn't featured great teams – Little Rock and Georgia State have recorded Big Dance wins the last two years. But rarely does the Sun Belt give birth to … Continue reading A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.