Mid-Major Report (2-8)

Here is a quick look at some headlines from those conferences that you may not follow.

 

Southern:

Georgia Southern has gone from one league win last season, to nine SoCon wins at this point this season.

Chattanooga Senior Ricky Taylor is 8th on the Division I scoring list, he needs just two points to move to 6th

The Citadel is struggling to find a lineup that works for them; they have had eight different starting lineups with Mike Groselle being the only player in all of the lineups.

 

MAC:

Kevin Murphy only needed 19 more points to outscore SIU Edwardsville by himself. (OVCSports)

Akron has started 8-1 in the Conference and is ties for their 3rd best start ever; the Zips have won 12 of the last 13 in MAC play.

Buffalo ranks 3rd in the country in rebounding (41.6 rebounds per game) and are on a six game winning streak.

 

OVC:
Murray State is still the lone undefeated team in the nation (23-0), and the only team undefeated in true road games (10-0), Cleveland State has the most road wins with 11.

The Racers have the programs highest rankings ever (7 in Coaches Poll, 9 in AP), they are the first OVC

team to be in the Top 10 since the 1970-71 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The 23 wins is the longest streak ever for any OVC school.

In the win of SIUE, Tennessee Tech’s Kevin Murphy scored a school record 50 points. He was the first 50 point scorer in the OVC since 1991-92.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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