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Southeast Region Final Thoughts: What's in Store for 2011-12?

April 7th, 2011
Butler makes a return trip to the Final Four

Next up is the Southeast region, which contributed to the craziness of the NCAA Tournament beginning with Butler knocking off top-seed Pittsburgh in the third round. The question now is what's next for the entire region beginning with the Panthers, who welcome a solid recruiting class while also waiting to see what Ashton Gibbs' decision in regards to staying in the NBA Draft will be.  

First Four Tuesday Recap: Bulldogs Come Back to Beat UALR

March 16th, 2011
Matt Dickey and J.P. Primm scored 22 points apiece for UNC AshevilleTuesday marked the beginning of the NCAA Tournament, although it's tough for most people to consider anything earlier than Thursday being the starting point. The first game of the "First Four" matched Big South champion UNC Asheville and Sun Belt winner Arkansas-Little Rock and the game did not disappoint, requiring an extra five minutes to determine the winner. A Matt Dickey three pointer from the left corner with 11 seconds remaining pushed the game into overtime, where the Bulldogs took the lead for good on a pair of J.P. Primm free throws with 1:11 remaining.

Pittsburgh vs UNCA/UALR: Preview & Prediction

March 15th, 2011
(1) Pittsburgh vs. (16) UNC Asheville/Arkansas-Little Rock

Southeast Region - Washington, D.C.

March 17 - 3:10 truTV

 

First Round Tuesday: Your Commentary

March 15th, 2011
Solomon Bozeman punched UALR's ticket with this shot6:40 PM UNC-Asheville vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (TruTV)

Southeast Region Overview: Can Pitt Reach the Final Four?

March 15th, 2011
Ashton Gibbs led Pitt with 21 points and seven assistsWashington, D.C. (March 17)
(1) Pittsburgh vs. (16) UNC Asheville/Arkansas-Little Rock

Jon Teitel's "Big Dance" Interviews: Arkansas-Little Rock's Steve Shields

March 11th, 2011
UALR head coach Steve Shields

Recently CHN writer spent some time with Arkansas-Little Rock head coach Steve Shields, whose team won four games in four days to win the Sun Belt conference tournament. Where the Trojans get seeded remains to be seen, but the shot-making ability of senior guard Solomon Bozeman and their five seniors are things opponents will need to account for next week.  

Jon Teitel: How do you go from being an all-conference golfer for your dad Gene at Baylor 25 years ago to winning a conference tournament title as a basketball coach?

Jon Teitel's "Big Dance" Interviews: UALR's Solomon Bozeman & Joe Kleine

March 9th, 2011
Solomon Bozeman punched UALR's ticket with this shotIn the latest installment in his "Big Dance" interview series CHN writer spent some time with the hero of Arkansas-Little Rock's comeback win over North Texas in yesterday's Sun Belt title game (guard Solomon Bozeman) along with assistant coach Joe Kleine. Both names are quite familiar to basketball fans, even before last night, due to Bozeman beginning his career at USF before transferring and Coach Kleine's playing career in both college and the NBA.

Jon Teitel: You transferred from USF in 2008.

College Hoops Tuesday Recap: Three More Tickets Punched

March 9th, 2011
Reggie Hamilton scored 26 points in Oakland's winThree more tickets were punched on Tuesday night with one being snagged by Greg Kampe's Oakland Golden Grizzlies in a 90-76 win over Oral Roberts in the Summit League title game. Regular season and tournament MVP Keith Benson went off for 28 points, 14 rebounds and four assists and Reggie Hamilton added 26 points and six assists as Oakland completed an impressive run through the conference that included just one loss (IUPUI).

Jon Teitel's Coaching Greats Series: Former UALR Head Coach Mike Newell

December 26th, 2010
Mike Newell led UALR to three NCAA Tournament appearancesIn the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer spent some time with former Arkansas-Little Rock head coach Mike Newell. Coach Newell won 113 games in the first five years of his tenure at UALR and led the Trojans to three NCAA Tournament appearances. Also a head coach at Lamar from 1990-93, Coach Newell finished up a nine-year run at Arkansas-Monticello in 2010 and hopes to catch on with a Division I program as either an assistant or head coach in 2011.