Bisons shoot their way past West Alabama in GSC Tourney

Great three-point shooting and solid defense carried the Bisons to an opening-round victory last night in the GSC Tournament.  Harding defeated West Alabama 82-56, and the Bisons got out to such a hot start that it was never a close game. Sam Brown led the team with four threes and 16 points, but three other […]

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Weekend losses drop Bisons to 5-7 in GSC

Christian Brothers 77, Harding 67 #10 Christian Brothers visited Searcy on Thursday hoping to get a little revenge for Trent Morgan’s buzzer-beater earlier this season in Memphis.  They did just that, holding the Bisons to 36% shooting from the field in a 77-67 win. Nick Kohs and Reggie Peyton scored 45 of CBU’s points, while […]

Gulf South Conference Preview 2008-2009

These previews will be in descending order, using the team’s 2007-08 net efficiency, which I think is the best metric of overall team quality. Christian Brothers 2007-2008 Record: 22-10 Net Efficiency: +13.5 The Bucs have some significant losses: perennial star forward Kevin Weybright, starting guard Justin Ray, and reserve guard Roberto Casiano.  Weybright is a […]

Shooting woes help Bucs sink Bisons, but Harding ends up with #1 seed

The rims were on shooting lockdown Saturday in Memphis, and the Bisons couldn’t muster up enough offense to stick with Christian Brothers, losing 70-56 to the West Division’s current hottest team in the regular season finale. The two teams combined for 35 3-point attempts and made just three of them: 1-for-12 for the Bisons and […]

Making the GSC Tournament: Possible Scenarios

The Bisons cut down the nets after last night’s game, since it was the first time in the 50-year history of the program that the Harding men finished tied for a conference (or really the division) championship. They still have some work to do, though, if they want to win a GSC Championship and make […]

Weekend surge pushes Bisons to the front

My mind has mostly been elsewhere in the last day or so, but I was paying attention to the games last week, and hopefully I can throw out a few good thoughts. Harding 69, Southern Arkansas 66 [TABLE=87] The Bisons mitigated the negative effects of Steven Barnett’s slippery handle (8 turnovers) with an impressive rebounding […]

GSC Predictions 2007-2008

I’ve used this space a lot over the past few years to throw out opinions about D-II basketball, but I try to emphasize that the prediction game is an awfully tough one to play. At the Division-II level, many of the players are either total unknowns or washed-up former high-school, JC, and even D-I stars […]