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 game for lovers of offense. Despite only shooting 31% from the floor, Bowling Green carried a … [Read more...] about CBI Day One Recap/Day Two Preview
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 NIT and CBI are still going through with their … [Read more...] about The Best Storylines Abound in This Year’s CBI
Yesterday, in a sort of dull day in the college football universe, UCLA and a pair of HBCUs provided big news. The Bruins agreed to home games against Alabama State in 2022 and North Carolina Central in 2023. While this seems like another irrelevant headline of another cupcake game, there is more about these games than meet the eye. Historical Trend? While this has not … [Read more...] about Could We See More HBCU Games Out West?
Last weekend, in competition with the buzz of Fan Controlled Football and the push for March Madness in basketball, the FCS season kicked off with a thrilling 2OT classic between McNeese State and Tarleton State. This week, the FCS slate consists of a few games where lesser teams will serve as cannon fodder. On Friday, Nicholls State will host a Division II Lincoln … [Read more...] about For Some, One-Off Guarantee Games Are A Plus this Spring
During this Spring FCS season, we will not have many chances to compare the strength of leagues to one another through non-conference play. The structure of the Spring season prevents this as many conferences are playing conference-exclusive schedules. Yet there are rare chances for key games, beyond the paycheck games we saw last week. This week two such games take center … [Read more...] about Two Big Games Mark An Important Weekend For the Big South