May 15, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT
Unusable data led to all of Southern’s athletic programs being banned from postseason play in 2014-15. That won’t be the case next season.
May 10, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT
Whitney led the Braves to the first-ever Division I NCAA tournament victory for an HBCU program.
Apr 26, 2015, 7:35 PM EDT
Robinson has quite the rebuilding job on his hands, but guard LeAntwan Luckett (16.3 ppg) is one of the team’s top four scorers who have eligibility remaining.
Dec 28, 2014, 5:48 PM EDT
Eight days after winning at then-No. 25 Michigan State, Texas Southern scored six points in the final 3.8 seconds to stun Kansas State in Manhattan.
Dec 20, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT
While Michigan State’s 4-for-21 night from three didn’t help matters, Texas Southern shot better than 53 percent from the field.
Oct 11, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT
The SWAC could be a two-team race, with one of those programs (Alabama State) ineligible for postseason play.
Aug 23, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT
Texas Southern has some more intriguing transfers entering the picture this season.
Jul 30, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT
Walker has spent the last 13 seasons at his alma mater.
Jul 11, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT
The final Division I coaching vacancy has been filled…officially.
Jul 2, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT
Taking over a program with significant issues, Price went 5-52 in two seasons at his alma mater.
Mar 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT
Meet the newest team to enter this year’s NCAA Tournament, the Texas Southern Tigers of the SWAC. See why Texas Southern could be an intriguing 16-seed to watch.
Mar 10, 2014, 11:44 AM EDT
Regular season champion Southern’s ineligible for the NCAA tournament, which could open the door for Texas Southern to grab the league’s automatic bid.
Mar 1, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT
According to a report from Tim Gayle of the USA Today, SWAC officials announced on Friday that all 10 teams in the league would be allowed to participate in the 2014 conference tournament despite four teams being banned from the NCAA Tournament due to poor Academic Progress Rates. The SWAC has seen this sort of…
Feb 20, 2014, 8:02 PM EDT
With just a couple weeks remaining in the regular season, the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is in danger of having its regular season champion ineligible for postseason play for the second consecutive season. Last week it was revealed that Southern, which currently leads the conference and reached the NCAA tournament a season ago, has been…
Jan 28, 2014, 1:30 AM EDT
GAME OF THE DAY: No. 9 Villanova 65, Georgetown 60 The Wildcats held off a Georgetown team desperate for a win on Monday night as Villanova went into the Verizon Center and held off the Hoyas for a Big East win. Villanova could never seem to pull away from Georgetown, as the Hoyas jumped out…
Dec 18, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT
Texas Southern senior forward Aaric Murray is now playing at his third college, with his move to the SWAC school being preceded by stops at La Salle and West Virginia. There’s no doubt that Murray possesses a lot of talent, but maturity issues shortened his stay at each of those first two schools. On Wednesday…
Oct 18, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT
One aspect of college basketball that has drawn the ire of some fans over the years is the presence of “guarantee games,” contests in which a school pays the visiting school to play a contest that in most cases is little more than a glorified exhibition. Programs struggling to balance their accounts send teams on…
Oct 5, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. On March 21st of this year, Gonzaga – the team that arguably popularized the term “Cinderella” as a signifier for mid-major success against the odds – nearly found the glass slipper on the other…
Oct 5, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…
Aug 22, 2013, 10:02 PM EDT
Before the 2012-13 season began there were high expectations for then-West Virginia center Aaric Murray. Murray was coming off of a season away from game action after transferring in from La Salle, and the expectation was that the talented forward would help the Mountaineers successfully handle the switch from the Big East to the Big…
Jul 12, 2013, 12:21 PM EDT
In early July Mississippi Valley State head coach Chico Potts was arrested on charges of domestic violence following an altercation with his wife. Friday it was reported by Andy Katz of ESPN.com that the school has suspended Potts indefinitely with pay until Mississippi Valley State’s investigation into the incident is completed. “Effective immediately, Coach Potts…
Jun 30, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT
Earlier this spring it was announced by the NCAA that Alabama State was one of six men’s basketball programs to be banned from postseason play in 2013-14 due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) numbers. On Friday, Alabama State announced that after the NCAA’s evaluation of additional data submitted by the athletic department the Hornets…
Jun 21, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT
Texas Southern head coach Mike Davis took over the program last season under circumstances that were anything but ideal. Thanks to poor Academic Progress Rate (APR) marks, the Tigers were banned from postseason play for the 2012-13 season. That didn’t stop Davis’ team from having a successful season in the SWAC, as Texas Southern went…
Sep 16, 2010, 10:57 PM EDT
Low-major college basketball programs routinely sport with rough non-conference schedules. It’s a fact of early season hoops. The big schools offer big paydays in return for (what they hope) is a winnable game in front of home fans. Some schools – like Arkansas-Pine Bluff did last season – build on a brutal schedule and eventually…
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