Our Southeast Hoops staff members strive to bring you the best SEC basketball coverage possible.

To view all stories from each individual writer, simply click on their name. If you’re interested in joining our writing staff, visit the contact page.

Blake Lovell

Founder and Editor

Blake Lovell is the founder of Southeast Hoops. His work has been featured on The New York Times, Athlon Sports, Rivals, Scout.com, FanRag Sports, and many more. He serves as the host of the nationally recognized Marching to Madness podcast, where he interviews coaches and analysts from the world of college basketball. He’s also the host of a weekly college basketball show, Forever March, every Saturday from 10-noon CST on WNSR 560AM/95.9FM in Nashville.

Ken Cross

Staff Writer

Ken Cross has 20-plus years of experience in print and broadcast journalism. He has worked in some capacity for several sports radio entities, including ESPN Radio, FOX Sports Radio, and many more. He is also the founder of CollegeHoopsWatch.com and co-host of Marching to Madness.

Devin Sherrer

Staff Writer

Devin Sherrer is a devout SEC basketball fanatic. He has followed all things SEC since birth and really there is nothing he’d rather do than sit back, relax, and enjoy the roller coaster we call college basketball. He can be found on many SEC and NCAA basketball forums and has been writing basketball-related content for leisure since 2016.

Andrew Parrish

Staff Writer

Andrew Parrish has followed SEC hoops for many years and covers general SEC basketball for Southeast Hoops. He hails from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, but now resides in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Philip Williams

Staff Writer

Philip Williams’ obsession with SEC basketball has grown so ludicrous that he won’t take another varsity hoops coaching job because he’d miss almost all of conference play, and that’s just not an option. He covers general SEC for Southeast Hoops.

Robbie Weinstein

Staff Writer

Robbie Weinstein is a recent graduate of Vanderbilt now studying at Northwestern’s graduate journalism program. A native of Dayton, Ohio, he served as the sports editor for the Vanderbilt Hustler during the 2016-17 school year and has covered Vanderbilt basketball for three years. He currently works as a game-night PR assistant for the Chicago Bulls.

Jordan Harper

Staff Writer

Jordan Harper is a graduate of the University of North Alabama. He has served as a basketball correspondent for Bama Insider for three years and is one of the few Alabamians that loves basketball more than football. He’s addicted to SEC basketball and refuses to seek therapy. He covers general SEC and recruiting for Southeast Hoops.


Mitchell Smilie

Staff Writer

Mitchell Smilie was born and raised in the great state of Alabama. He is currently lost in the wilds of Austin, Texas. He has been a SEC basketball enthusiast for a little over a decade so consider him stricken with SEC basketball fever. He covers general SEC and Alabama for Southeast Hoops.

Cole Johnson

Staff Writer

Cole Johnson is a long-time SEC basketball addict via the gateway drug that is March Madness. He currently covers Alabama basketball and recruiting for Southeast Hoops. He’s also the site’s resident cartoonist.

Jaxon Peebles

Staff Writer

Jaxon Peebles is a sophomore at the University of Alabama and is majoring in public relations with a specialization in sports management. Jaxon has been a lover of the game of basketball from a young age and is an SEC and college basketball aficionado.