Bisons play it dangerously close, but reach GSC Tourney yet again

Quick aside for starters: Unlike pretty much every D-I conference (and most in D-II), not everyone makes the GSC tournament.  Since it’s such a large conference, only the top 5 teams in each 8-team division make it, and the #4-5 teams have to play a first-round game while everyone else gets a bye.  This works […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]