Burn, Baby, Burn: Post Season Edition #SunBeltHeat!

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!

It’s gonna be Texas State and Troy in the Sun Belt Finals, of course

Because you are a loyal and regular reader of Forgotten 5, I don't really need to remind you that the Texas State Bobcats were picked to finish dead last by Sun Belt hoops coaches to start the 2016-17 season. In that same poll, the Trojans (of Troy) were predicted to finish 9th, while UTA, Little … Continue reading It’s gonna be Texas State and Troy in the Sun Belt Finals, of course

Sun Belt predictably ends its regular season unpredictably

Last October, Texas State was picked by Sun Belt coaches to place dead last in conference. Flash forward to March, and Texas State finishes the regular season with a SBC Tournament bye. Winners of 3 of its last four contests, the Bobcats overcame all expectations to earn the fourth and final tournament bye, beating out Arkansas State, … Continue reading Sun Belt predictably ends its regular season unpredictably