Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ November slate of games

Furman will enter its most crucial month of the 2022 season with a much needed off week before beginning the final month of the season, which will likely decide both FCS playoff and SoCon title hopes. In the previous two articles, I have projected the Paladins will be 6-3 overall and 4-2 in league playContinue reading “Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ November slate of games”

Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ Oct slate of games

I continue my preview of Furman’s early-season schedule, taking a look at what will be the determining month of the season for Furman football as it usually is, as the Paladins enter the meat of their Southern Conference schedule. Oct. 1, 2022–Samford at Furman Furman and Samford has seemingly been one of the more underratedContinue reading “Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ Oct slate of games”

Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ Sept slate of games

Noting a busy off-season: With spring sports winding down at every program around the nation, and with the NFL Draft heading into its third day, naturally I have started to shift my focus towards the 2022 SoCon Football season, as well as what lies ahead for head coach Clay Hendrix and the Paladins, as theContinue reading “Furman Football 2022: Previewing the Paladins’ Sept slate of games”

Breaking down a busy off-season in the SoCon

A brief SoCon postseason recap It seems like its been a while since the season ended, yet the news has been non-stop. Three SoCon teams played in the postseason, with all three losing their opening game, highlighted by Chattanooga’s heartbreaking 54-53 loss to Illinois. The Mocs had two excellent chances to win before seeing twoContinue reading “Breaking down a busy off-season in the SoCon”

NCAA Tournament 2022: A unique look at mid-major March Madness in Greenville amid the ‘K’haos

Setting the scene for college hoops final game of a thrilling 2021-22 season Following Saturday night’s epic 81-77 win by North Carolina over Duke in what was the first-ever meeting between the two rivals in the NCAA Tournament, the Tar Heels move on to Monday night’s national title game against Kansas, which defeated Villanova, 81-65,Continue reading “NCAA Tournament 2022: A unique look at mid-major March Madness in Greenville amid the ‘K’haos”

SoCon Hoops 2021-22: Looking back at the ‘March Magic’ in Asheville

The Mocs won a SoCon Tournament that will go down as one of the best ever “Grow old and stay old” were the words that rang true from ESPN college basketball analyst Fran Frischilla’s speech at the SoCon’s preseason media outing at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville. The two teams that have been ableContinue reading “SoCon Hoops 2021-22: Looking back at the ‘March Magic’ in Asheville”

Chattanooga serves cold-hearted fate to Furman’s SoCon title dreams

David Jean-Baptiste’s desperation 36-foot contested effort from just past half court on the left side swished through the hoop as time expired and the Mocs portion of the crowd of 5,023 fans on hand at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center went bonkers, as Chattanooga qualified for its SoCon standard 12th NCAA Tournament in program history, whileContinue reading “Chattanooga serves cold-hearted fate to Furman’s SoCon title dreams”

Furman closes out the regular-season at The Citadel

Furman (19-11, 11-6 SoCon) will close out the 2021-22 regular-season Saturday afternoon with a trip to the low country of the Palmetto State to take on The Citadel (12-16, 6-11 SoCon) in a key league battle. Furman, which has already locked up a top three seed in the SoCon Tournament for a seventh-straight season, willContinue reading “Furman closes out the regular-season at The Citadel”

Furman sweeps Wofford for the first time in 16 years

It’s true that Furman’s 25-point earlier this season at Wofford might have been a bit of an aberration, and Saturday’s 70-69 win by the Paladins was more an indicator of how close the games have been in recent memory. It was a game that finished similar to the last time the two met at theContinue reading “Furman sweeps Wofford for the first time in 16 years”

SoCon Hoops 2021-22: League race heating up down the stretch

Just when it seemed the league race seemed easy to figure out following Saturday’s results, it is now harder to figure out although even with its 73-70 hiccup at home to UNC Greensboro, Chattanooga still seems primed for a regular-season title and the No. 1 overall seed in the Southern Conference Tournament, which commences MarchContinue reading “SoCon Hoops 2021-22: League race heating up down the stretch”