One Shot Short 2015. A raucous red crowd in Dayton, Ohio roared as a white-clad Derrick Marks dribbled up the floor. Announcers on the sideline gesticulated wildly while the amped-up home fanbase goaded on their Dayton Flyers. The Boise State Broncos weren't fazed. They kept their shoulders square in the face of unbridled opposing momentum … Continue reading Boise State Basketball: A Cinderella Season Or The Usual Step Short?
In a week where there are not a lot of big time match ups in the Group of 5 Conferences, besides USF vs UH, there are still some notable games that could affect bowl match ups and conference standings. While there are some interesting Mid-Week games, we are just going to be breaking down the … Continue reading Week 9 Group of 5 Games of The Week
The NCAA Selection Show Monday afternoon marked the beginning of the second half of the season. The announcement of the tournament field in its entirety begins the long road to Omaha. There are 64 Division I Baseball programs all fighting for a spot in the College World Series. When? June 2 – June 28 Who? … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Guide To The 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament
Wow, it is conference tournament week (for most conferences) already. This has been an interesting season for the Forgotten with multiple programs pushing for a deep run into the NCAA tournament. The Baseball America top 25 rankings currently have five teams in the poll with Long Beach State sitting at #7 nationally. From teams like … Continue reading This Week In Forgotten 5 Baseball: Championship Week Edition
Last year, I cheerlessly wrote that the Sun Belt was "college football's black hole." This was not hyperbole, y'all. The SBC went a horrendous 13-34 against out-of-conference competition, with 69% (tee hee) of those wins coming at the expense of the FCS. That's terrible. The conference's best wins came against a very good 11-3 San … Continue reading Sizzling Hot Take: #SunBeltHeat 2016 Autopsy