Texas-Tyler returns its full roster from last season's Elite Eight squad. In head coach Kendra Hassell's second season, the Patriots realize that the sky is the limit. Brian Lester has more in the season's first Around the South.
After finishing one spot behind Thomas More last season, Tufts will start this season as the top team in the country. The Jumbos top our preseason poll with rival Amherst in second, Texas-Tyler third and the defending champions fourth. Get the full ranking here.
Texas-Tyler rallied late to force overtime against George Fox and then forced the Bruins out of the tournament, leaving two perfect teams in playoffs. Meanwhile Wash U continued its mastery of CMU and three hosts rolled. That and more in our women's recap.
Which eight teams of the 32 left can get the job done and march on to the championship weekends? Thursday night, Dave McHugh chats with some of those who have already surprised and those who hope to keep their tournament dreams reality. Watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here:
The Patriots have played just one game outside of their gymnasium in the past 40 days, but say they're ready to get in a plane and fly to St. Paul, Minn., to take on George Fox. More in a Road to Indianapolis feature by Rob Knox.
The basketball season has started for most. Quirky schedules means some have not hit the hardwood as of yet. On Sunday's show, Dave will talked to some who have started, some who have not, and some who are still getting used to new coaches. Watch the Sunday edition of Hoopsville On Demand now!
Hoopsville for Sunday, January 25 did not go on air accordingly to plan. Due to technical challenges, the show was postponed. However, we do have a couple of the interviews we planned to air during the show for you.
She’Cara Humphrey was considering playing volleyball in college, and if she had gone that route, she and perhaps the UT-Tyler Patriots overall wouldn't be talking about a trip to the NCAA Tournament this week. A Road to Stevens Point feature by Brian Lester.
Pat Coleman came on to talk about interesting coaching moves. Guests also included Castleton State and No. 25 UT-Tyler women's programs along with No. 7 Amherst, Baptist Bible, No. 21 Randolph-Macon, and Rose-Hulman men's teams. Check it out!
Lindsey Hausmann poured in 14 of her 18 points and the UT Tyler Patriots shot better than 46-percent in the second half to open American Southwest Conference play with a 75-68 win over Hardin-Simmons at the Mabee Complex Saturday afternoon.