Sun Belt predictably ends its regular season unpredictably

Last October, Texas State was picked by Sun Belt coaches to place dead last in conference. Flash forward to March, and Texas State finishes the regular season with a SBC Tournament bye. Winners of 3 of its last four contests, the Bobcats overcame all expectations to earn the fourth and final tournament bye, beating out Arkansas State, … Continue reading Sun Belt predictably ends its regular season unpredictably

Nothing’s settled! Sun Belt hoops continue to sizzle

The Sun, that big yellow ball in the center of our solar system, uses its tremendously dense and hot core to turn hydrogen into helium, creating an atomic fusion that scatters atoms to the surface of the sun, bursting into space in the form of electromagnetic radiation. We feel the heat on Earth. The Sun … Continue reading Nothing’s settled! Sun Belt hoops continue to sizzle

Red Wolves, Panthers and Eagles tighten paws and talons on the Sun Belt

The top three teams in the Sun Belt took care of business on weekend home stands, setting up an upcoming showdown between Georgia State, Georgia Southern, Arkansas State and 2nd-place UT-Arlington. The Red Wolves avenged their only two conference losses, first willing their way past Appalachian State 79-78, then dispatching Coastal Carolina more crisply on Monday … Continue reading Red Wolves, Panthers and Eagles tighten paws and talons on the Sun Belt

Red Wolves survive “Mayhem Monday” while entropy rules the Sun Belt

Total chaos ensued Monday night when conference leader Georgia Southern lost its second straight conference game, and preseason favorite UT-Arlington fell to Coastal Carolina, creating a three-way tie between the Eagles, Red Wolves, and surging Georgia State. The Red Wolves were lead by a defense that has limited 8 of 9 Sun Belt opponents to below season … Continue reading Red Wolves survive “Mayhem Monday” while entropy rules the Sun Belt

Deven Simms and the Red Wolves are chasing Eagles in the Sun Belt

Deven Simms was Grant McCasland's first big get as head coach for the Arkansas State Red Wolves. A 6'4" junior guard, Simms was a first-team all-America junior college standout from Connors State College who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds. If the Red Wolves hoped to have more than just another "rebuilding year," McCasland was going … Continue reading Deven Simms and the Red Wolves are chasing Eagles in the Sun Belt