This week marks the start of spring practice for Georgia Southern. It's the unofficial beginning of perhaps the most highly anticipated season of Chad Lunsford's tenure as head coach. In the weeks after the final buzzer sounded in the 38-3 drubbing of Louisiana Tech in the New Orleans Bowl, Lunsford oversaw a complete overhaul of … Continue reading Things to Watch for as Georgia Southern Starts Spring Practice
Bryant Taking Steps Toward First FCS Playoff Birth Against Duquesne
This spring FCS season has had many headlines such as North Dakota State losing their first game since 2017 and Deion Sanders and Jackson State landing big TV appearances on ESPN. One conference that has stayed under the radar is the Northeast Conference, which has played their games on Sundays the past few weeks. Amidst … Continue reading Bryant Taking Steps Toward First FCS Playoff Birth Against Duquesne
Waves Roll Over Coastal Carolina to Win the CBI
THE PEPPERDINE WAVES ARE YOUR 2020-21 CBI CHAMPIONS FINAL Pepperdine 84Coastal Carolina 61 — Alex Funderburke (@AlexFunderburke) March 25, 2021 Two teams won the right to play a third game in three days on Wednesday night, and Pepperdine took full advantage of the opportunity. The Waves did it on both end of the floor and … Continue reading Waves Roll Over Coastal Carolina to Win the CBI
CBI Day Two Recap
I correctly predicted one close game and one no so close game. We're going to ignore that I got which game would be close and which would be a blow out wrong. We saw an overtime thriller in game one and a near triple-double and a 28-2 run in game two. Game One: Stetson vs. … Continue reading CBI Day Two Recap
CBI Day One Recap/Day Two Preview
Day one at the CBI was full of fun. We saw a team get their first-ever postseason win, a guy drop 25 and nine boards, a record-setting point guard, and a new division one member pick up their first postseason win at the D1 level. Game One: Stetson vs. Bowling Green This was not a … Continue reading CBI Day One Recap/Day Two Preview
The Best Storylines Abound in This Year’s CBI
This pandemic has not been friendly to a lot of areas in sports, and college basketball is no different. In a season marred with teams shutting down their seasons and pausing for long periods of time, men's college basketball postseason tournaments have faced a similar plight. While all eyes are on the NCAA tournament, the … Continue reading The Best Storylines Abound in This Year’s CBI
#BigThingsComing Part 3, Who Shaped Me?
It's March again, which is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. I like writing this kind of thing in March to give people a chance to hear my story and how I deal with having CP. I had originally written this several March's ago and forgot about it, so I decided this March I would come back … Continue reading #BigThingsComing Part 3, Who Shaped Me?
Is the Pioneer Football League Open This Spring?
San Diego is the class of the Pioneer Football League as they have won at least a share of nine straight conference titles and won 38 straight conference games. While there was no indication the Toreros run of dominance would end before this Spring, their opening game may have given PFL fans reason to wonder. … Continue reading Is the Pioneer Football League Open This Spring?
MAC Postseason Basketball 2021
Ohio is playing their best basketball right now. In the regular season they lost to Kent State by 10, lost to Toledo by 17, beat Buffalo by 1, and lost later in the season by an even 20 points. That was their path to the NCAA tournament and the Bobcats won each game convincingly. They … Continue reading MAC Postseason Basketball 2021
Venerable Stadiums of the South Take Center Stage This Weekend
While FCS ball has taken center stage this Spring with some schools cashing in on big linear TV appearances and others partnering with local stations to increase their regional footprint, Division II and Division III ball still marches on. This weekend provides a unique slate of games at older stadiums with uncertain futures. On Saturday, … Continue reading Venerable Stadiums of the South Take Center Stage This Weekend