ESPN 2015 Silent Night Feature: In honor of tonight’s famed Silent Night game at Taylor University, here’s an ESPN feature on one of college basketball’s finest traditions.
USF, Derek Hinen no. 1 on SportsCenter: Did you check out the highlights from the University of St. Francis vs. Marian double-overtime thriller? ESPN sure did, as the combination to two buzzer beaters for St. Francis landed #1 on ESPN’s Top 10 list.
2017 Larry Smith Award Presentation to winner George Tinsley: Enjoy watching the video of the presentation of the Larry Smith Award to Kentucky Wesleyan legend, George Tinsley.
After settling for LIU's Steinberg Wellness Center for their first game in Brooklyn, the Alabama men's basketball team will now play a game at the actual Barclays Center in what is actually known as the Barclays Center Classic. DJC gave a thorough breakdown of the problems with this event in his recap so I'll leave it at that. Show More Summary
They Could Really Play The Game - 113 points: This morning, I have the honor to speak at the Bevo Francis Classic. What a thrill! If you don’t know the story, well, it’s one of the greatest stories in the history of our great game. Here’s a short video that provides a little glimpse of the story of Bevo Francis and the Rio Grande Redmen from 1952-54:
The 2018 recruiting class gained another commit on Wednesday when Diante Wood, a 3-star guard from Anniston, Alabama, committed to Alabama. Wood is a two-time class 1A player of the year, and he has won three straight state titles at Sacred Heart High School. Show More Summary
This post is going up late so I'm sure most of you know by now that Jared Butler - a top 100 guard in the class of 2018 - committed to Alabama earlier tonight. This is another recruiting win for the staff. They identified Butler early before his stock rose over the last year. Show More Summary
The schedule really picks up in December. Assuming our guys can hold their own in November, the team will have a chance to solidify their non-conference resume with five opponents that could be in the NCAA Tournament come March.Before we get into that, some news and notes from this past weekend. Show More Summary
Avery Johnson spoke to the media for the first time in preparation for the 17-18 season. Topics covered included the Kobie Baker situation, Riley Norris has a hip injury (Avery says he's week to week in his recovery), one-and-dones,Show More Summary
Don Meyer Tribute Video: This is just wonderful!
It's seven weeks from the official start of the 2017-18 season, but recruiting never ends. The staff is currently on the road paying visits to recruits in the 2018, 19 and 20 classes. I've been doing my best to keep up with it all, but the day job comes first. Show More Summary
2017 State of Small College Basketball Address
2017 State of Small College Basketball Address: Here it is! The 2016-17 State of Small College Basketball Address! Enjoy, share and spread the word!
Happy weekend, people. I promised a recruiting post. I'm writing a recruiting post. Full disclosure: I am a novice when it comes to recruiting. I don't follow it closely. Everything written here was researched in the last few days. For...Show More Summary
2017 Bevo Francis Award - Justin Pitts - Northwest Missouri State University: We are very pleased to announce that the presentation of the Bevo Francis Award will take place this coming Monday, April 17, at 3:30 (CST) in the University Ballroom in the Student Union on the campus of Northwest Missouri State. Show More Summary
2017 Bevo Francis Award - Justin Pitts - Northwest Missouri State University: Northwest Missouri State’s Justin Pitts Wins 2017 Bevo Francis Award BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – With much excitement, Small College Basketball is pleased to announce the winner of the coveted 2017 Bevo Francis Award. Show More Summary
scb-final | BEVO FRANCIS AWARD: Watch the video of the Finalists for the 2017 Bevo Francis Award by clicking on the link above. Here’s the official press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2017 Contact: Tyler Price, Assistant Director...Show More Summary
Lots of big headlines. In no particular order, here goes: Legendary Bethel (IN) Coach Mike Lightfoot Announced his retirement from coaching, effective at the conclusion of the season. Coach Lightfoot has led his Bethel teams to a total of seven National Championships - 3 in the NAIA, and 4 in the NCCAA. Show More Summary
The North Carolina Tar Heels advanced to the finals of the 2016 Maui Invitational on Tuesday with a commanding 107-75 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The No. 4-ranked Tar Heels moved to 6-0 with their first victory over a major-conference opponent of the season. Show More Summary
The Tide showed off its depth by getting 59 points off the bench and cruising to a relatively easy win over the Ball State Cardinals. The beginning of the game resembled the Alabama v. LSU football contest from last weekend, with the scoreboard still reading goose eggs going into the first media timeout. Show More Summary