Tag: Tony Benford

WKU 70 North Texas 64 – 12.30.12

Moral victories are useful. They are like candy, temporarily tasty, make you feel good, but ultimately useless to building a good program. Last night the basketball team fell to 0-2 on the conference season and 5-8 overall. Coming off the game against Lehigh in which they couldn’t score or defend and going into a WKU-MTSU…

Lehigh Recap

CJ McCollum didn’t even play. Sixty or so NBA scouts attended tonight’s game to figure out where they were going to take CJ and our own Tony Mitchell in the upcoming draft. CJ is a senior while Tony is only a sophomore. He is widely expected to go pro after this year. Without a possible…

Lehigh 12.20.12

Ladies and gentlemen. Eagles and Mean Green. Thank you for gathering here today. Tonight we face a foe whose scoring prowess is unlike any other we have faced. He is the all-time leading scorer in the Patriot League. He is the reigning Patriot two-time player of the year. Our challenge isn’t limited to findng a…

NIT Gut Punch

Raise your hand if you thought we had an outside chance at beating K-State. Raise your hands if you are reevaluating everything you thought about this team. This 0-2 start can be rationalized a number of ways. ¬†Basketball is a funny game and sometimes the ball doesn’t want to bounce your way — let alone…

Tony Benford Is The New Coach

Today we hired a new coach for the basketball team. Where you stand on Tony Benford depends on what you think this team needs. Do we need the guy that recruited Tony Mitchell, Chris Jones, and Jordan Williams? Then we needed Shawn Forrest. Do we need a successful, name guy that knows Tony Mitchell and…