Could the Ragin’ Cajuns be getting a new football stadium?

In 2013 the Louisiana Athletics Department released its facilities master plan. Around that time, the Cajuns were getting national recognition for winning back-to-back New Orleans Bowls. Louisiana looked like it would be the next big Group of 5 school to make it into the national spotlight - following in the footsteps of schools like Boise … Continue reading Could the Ragin’ Cajuns be getting a new football stadium?

Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt

ESPN released its updated Football Power Index this week and ranked every team by its latest numbers. The FPI is defined by ESPN as a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above … Continue reading Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt

A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.

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.