Mid-Major Report (2-8)Posted: February 9, 2012 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Akron, Buffalo, Chattanooga, Georgia Southern, Kevin Murphy, MAC, Mid-Major Report, Murray State, OVC, SoCon, Sountern Conference, Tennessee Tech, The Citadel Leave a comment
Here is a quick look at some headlines from those conferences that you may not follow.
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.
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.
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.