Two Men Walk into Thibodaux and Create a Winner

    The Nicholls Colonels (13-8, 7-1) are sitting in first place in the Southland Conference and on the surface, are just another mid-major team taking their brief turn in the spotlight. However, their story is about two men intersecting at an unlikely place, Thibodaux, La., to produce a season fans have been waiting decadesContinue reading “Two Men Walk into Thibodaux and Create a Winner”

Mid-Major Update

    Here’s an Update on three teams that have been playing well recently. Saint Mary’s had a disappointing time in the Wooden Legacy tournament earlier this season. The Gaels went 1-2 as they lost games to Washington St and Georgia. They have been on cruise control ever since. They’re 18-2 and 7-0 in league play – alreadyContinue reading “Mid-Major Update”

After Loss to Cincinnati, the Time is Now for UCF

    After UCF’s 49-38 home loss to No. 12 Cincinnati on Tuesday, junior guard B.J. Taylor expressed frustration with the loss, but vowed that the team would be better by March. “We have good players in that locker room – good offensive players in that locker room,” Taylor said. “The offense is going toContinue reading “After Loss to Cincinnati, the Time is Now for UCF”

BRACKETOLOGY: Monday January 15, 2018

This bracket is good for games thru 1/14 Last Four In: Washington, Texas, Boise St, Missouri Last Four Out: Colorado, NC State, Georgia, SMU Next Four Out: Texas A&M, St. Bonaventure, Saint Mary’s, San Diego St EAST 1.Villanova16.Gardner Webb/Boston U Pittsburgh 8.Florida St9.Houston 5.Cincinnati12.South Dakota St Boise 4.North Carolina13.Wright St 6.Tennessee11.Western Kentucky Wichita 3.Kansas14.Montana 7.TCU10.NotreContinue reading “BRACKETOLOGY: Monday January 15, 2018”

Jacksonville Rides Impressive First Half to Win over Lipscomb

The Jacksonville Dolphins shot a season high 65.5 percent in the first half and held Lipscomb to 31.3 percent as they rolled to a 87-69 win on Saturday. The win propelled the Dolphins to their first 3-0 start in Atlantic Sun Conference play in 10 years. “I thought we did a really good job ofContinue reading “Jacksonville Rides Impressive First Half to Win over Lipscomb”

Is Kevin Keatts Working Magic at NC State?

He might be. After NC State (12-5) won its second straight game over a team with just one loss on the season, the Wolfpack’s postseason outlook just became a little bit rosier. NC State beat Arizona in the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas earlier this season, has a win over Penn State and just beatContinue reading “Is Kevin Keatts Working Magic at NC State?”

BRACKETOLOGY: Tuesday January 9, 2018

This bracket is good for games thru 1/8 Last Four In: USC, Washington, Texas, Marquette Last Four Out: Boise St, Alabama, St Bonaventure, Syracuse Next Four Out: San Diego St, Maryland, Saint Mary’s, Colorado EAST 1.Villanova16.Penn/North Carolina A&T Pittsburgh 8.Nevada9.Notre Dame 5.Auburnl12.William & Mary Boise 4.Gonzaga13.UC Davis 6.Arkansas11.Louisville Dallas 3.Wichita Stl14.East Tennessee St 7.Texas A&M10.ProvidenceContinue reading “BRACKETOLOGY: Tuesday January 9, 2018”

The #RiverCityRumble was College Hoops at it’s Finest

I know no one outside of the city of Jacksonville cared much about what happened Saturday night at UNF Arena. However, those who cared enough to make it inside were treated to two rivals, the North Florida (UNF) Ospreys and Jacksonville Dolphins, trading body blows for 40 minutes with the Dolphins coming away with a 90-86 win. “As a basketball playerContinue reading “The #RiverCityRumble was College Hoops at it’s Finest”

BRACKETOLOGY: Tuesday January 2, 2018

This bracket is good for games thru 1/1 Last Four In: Boise St, Notre Dame, Washington, Texas Last Four Out: Georgia, Ohio St, Auburn, Maryland Next Four Out: Providence, San Diego St, Utah, Saint Mary’s MIDWEST 1.Michigan St16.North Carolina A&T/Canisius Detroit 8.Syracuse9.SMU 5.Gonzagal12.Buffalo Boise 4.Texas Tech13.UC Santa Barbara 6.Cincinnati11.Missouri Charlotte 3.North Carolina14.Louisiana 7.Tennessee10.Nevada Pittsburgh 2.Kansas15.RadfordContinue reading “BRACKETOLOGY: Tuesday January 2, 2018”