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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Danjel Purifoy

In Features by Ken Cross

Danjel Purifoy joined Mustapha Heron, Austin Wiley, and Jared Harper as the top four scoring leaders for Auburn last season.  As all four enter their sophomore season, they will once again be the focal point on a team that will …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Derek Ogbeide

In Features by Blake Lovell

For Georgia to be successful this season, it will have to be about more than just Yante Maten. That’s where Derek Ogbeide enters the picture. The 6-8 junior forward started 33 of 34 games last season and played valuable minutes …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Maik Kotsar

In Features by Ken Cross

Maik Kotsar continued to make his presence felt last season as South Carolina earned its first Final Four berth in team history. Kotsar became a visible presence in the paint as his length allowed him to be a better defender, …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Jeff Roberson

In Features by Blake Lovell

Every team needs a player like Jeff Roberson. Bryce Drew and Vanderbilt get the luxury of having the 6-6 forward/guard/center on their team, and that should once again pay off in a big way this upcoming season. While my appreciation …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Robert Williams

In Features by Blake Lovell

Texas A&M forward Robert Williams did not have a typical freshman season. In his first game with the Aggies, he blocked five shots. That was the starting point towards the nation’s longest blocked shot streak at 32 games and the …

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High/Low with Georgia and Ole Miss [Podcast]

In Features by Blake Lovell

In this episode of the Southeast Hoops podcast, I share thoughts on preseason magazines and why Georgia and Ole Miss may be getting slotted in wrong places. Topics include: Lindy’s Sports releasing its preseason magazine for ’17-18 Georgia’s ranking and …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Chris Chiozza

In Features by Mitchell Smilie

It’s odd that Chris Chiozza isn’t mentioned often when discussing SEC Player of the Year candidates for the 2017-18 season. Florida will be among the top teams, if not the top team, in the conference this season. When was the last …