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Mid-Major Madness Women’s Player of the Week: Akasha Davis, Lamar

The Cardinal center averaged 25 points and 16.5 rebounds with a pair of double-doubles

Mid-Major Madness Men’s Player of the Week: Shahada Wells, McNeese State

With a career day, he led the Cowboys to a program-defining win

Where are the mid-major stars now? Stephen F. Austin’s Thomas Walkup

Recently being named to the Greek preliminary squad for the FIBA World Cup, Walkup played four years for SFA, leading them to three Southland conference titles

Southland Tournament Recap: Island(ers) in the Sun, again

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi was playin’, havin’ fun, and cuttin’ down nets for a second consecutive year

Southland Conference Tournament Preview: Islanders look to repeat

A firm pecking order has yet to be established in year 2 of the new-look Southland, but Texas A&M-Corpus Christi looks to go back to back while Northwestern State and others aim for their first dance in a while.

Mid-Major Madness Southland Conference audio preview: John Aiken, Steve Lutz, Mark Slessinger

Nick Lorensen and co-host, NSU Demon Fans’ Michael McCauley, talk with coaches from around the conference

Detailing a WACky Monday in the Western Athletic Conference

Conference Tournament, KenPom, Lamar, NET Rankings and more

Southland Finals Game Time, Odds, Preview: 2 Teams Gun for 2nd Ever NCAA Tournament

The winner of the Southeastern Louisiana and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi clash will be a fresh face in the big dance

Southland Tournament Preview: Can Nicholls St. clinch their first NCAA Tournament bid since 1998?

After Stephen F. Austin’s departure, who will punch their ticket to the Field of 68?

SoCon Final Preview: Top two seeds square off

Chattanooga, Furman set to do battle Monday night for SoCon supremacy

Steve Lutz makes most of first head coaching opportunity

After 26 years as an assistant coach, Steve Lutz has his Texas A&M-Corpus Christi program one victory away from a 20-win season in his inaugural campaign

The Southland brings feelings of March to January with tip-off tournament

The eight-team tourney tips off Thursday at 11 a.m. CST

5 games to watch on Day 1 of college basketball

Harvard plays finally, BYU faces a March 2021 Cinderella and more highlight college hoops opening day

What’s next for the Southland Conference?

The Southland has added Texas A&M Commerce, but with so many departures, that may not be enough.

Thomas Walkup is still racking up awards overseas

And picking up the local language too.

Alvin Brooks’ one-of-a-kind coaching journey comes home

The next Lamar coach is set for another homecoming, this one with happier initial memories.

NCAA Tournament Schedule: How to watch Monday’s mid-major matchups

Underdogs Abilene Christian and Ohio look to advance to Sweet 16

Abilene Christian has officially arrived on the national scene

After upsetting the big, bad Texas, Joe Golding’s Wildcats are no longer niche.

Abilene Christian flusters Texas, grabs historic upset win

The Wildcats march on to face UCLA.

Southland Tournament Preview: Nicholls, Sam Houston State, Abilene Christian all eye title

Very little separation exists between three contenders in a top-heavy conference

Southland stalemate: SFA, SHSU, ACU locked in thrilling title race

But could a favorable schedule leave a fourth team holding the crown?

WAC makes expansion official, adds 5 new schools

League goes to 13 total, vastly improving depth with hopes of being a multi-bid league

Sam’s Mid-Major Crush of the Week: Abilene Christian Wildcats

The Southland may very well run through Abilene this season

Report: ASUN ‘likely’ to add Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, and Central Arkansas

The move would be in time for the 2021-22 season.

Stephen F. Austin to serve postseason bans in 3 sports due to low APR scores

The ‘Jacks will not play in the 2021-22 postseason.

Southland Tournament preview: Stephen F. Austin is the conference’s death star

The Lumberjacks went 19-1 in conference play and won most of those games comfortably.

Bubble Watch: Is there any chance for a Stephen F. Austin at-large?

The ‘Jacks have a big win but little else in the top Quads.

Beating Duke was a giant jolt in Stephen F. Austin’s quest back to the top

A year after missing the Southland Tournament, the Jacks now have a big-time launching pad back to national prominence.



Podcast: Mark Slessinger and his UNDEFEATED New Orleans Privateers

There are only a couple hundred unbeatens left in college basketball. UNO is one of them.

New Orleans fears no one, and Mark Slessinger is going to tweet until we know that

Sometimes Twitter is good.

Size disparity dooms Abilene Christian as they fall to Kentucky, 79-44

One set of Wildcats vanquished another.