Jon Teitel's Coaching Greats Series: Samford's Jimmy Tillette

January 17th, 2011
Jimmy Tillette is the all-time wins leader at SamfordAs part of his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time in the preseason with current Samford head coach Jimmy Tillette. Coach Tillette, who led a New Orleans-based Babe Ruth team to the World Series title as a child, is the all-time wins leader in Samford history and was also an outstanding high school coach in the Crescent City. Currently his Samford Bulldogs are 10-7 overall and 2-3 in the Southern Conference.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Samford's Steve Barker

September 19th, 2010
Steve Barker scored 1,902 points at Samford

In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Samford great Steve Barker. Barker is the Bulldogs' second all-time scorer with a total of 1,902 points and career leader in free throw percentage. Barker is now the head basketball coach at McLean County High School in Kentucky. 

Poll: Who Will Win the Southern Conference?

October 20th, 2009
Appalachian St

SoCo Awards: Curry Player of the Year & More

March 5th, 2009
2008-09 All-Conference
Kellen Brand, Appalachian State
Stephen Curry, Davidson
Noah Dahlman, Wofford
Nicchaeus Doaks, Chattanooga
Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston
Andrew Lovedale, Davidson
Stephen McDowell, Chattanooga
Harouna Mutombo, Western Carolina
Demetrius Nelson, The Citadel
Cameron Wells, The Citadel

All-Freshman Team
John Brown, The Citadel
Ben Drayton III, Georgia Southern
Damian Eargle, UNC Greensboro

State of '08: Alabama

August 25th, 2008

What is the top D1 basketball program in each state.. and which program is the worst? While there's not much competition in Hawaii.. there are great debates to be had in loaded regions like California, North Carolina, and Texas. The State of '08 is a state by state ranking based mostly on recent success (the last five years) mixed in with subjective factors such as conference prestige, historical success, and overall program direction.


Ohio Valley Conference Preview

November 3rd, 2006
Favorite: Murray St. Player of the Year: Shawn Witherspoon. Conference Rank: 27th.