Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor  No 2 Jacksonville State claimed their fourth-straight Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday, squeaking by UT Martin 14-7. The Gamecocks also extended their OVC-win streak to 31, and picked up the OVC’s automatic FCS playoff birth. "I'm proud of this team for getting us right where we want to be at the end … Continue reading Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

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I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament

https://twitter.com/DMayes34/status/842814510603915265 Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer I love basketball. I am a big fan of all sports and consume sports media at a somewhat-maybe-probably unhealthy level, but something about basketball sets it apart from the others for me. However, as a 5-foot-9-inch, un-athletic student at Fyffe High School (yes, it is a real place), my basketball … Continue reading I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament

JSU’s NCAA Tourney destination set

Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter It’s set. In their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team will take on the Louisville Cardinals. The OVC champion Gamecocks were named the 15-seed in the Midwest region and they will matchup with 2-seeded Louisville of the ACC in Indianapolis on Friday. “Everyone’s excited.” JSU senior … Continue reading JSU’s NCAA Tourney destination set

Dances with Gamecocks: JSU defeats UT Martin to win OVC, secure spot in NCAA Tourney

  Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter “We left Jacksonville with one thing in mind,” Coach Ray Harper said. “We didn’t come here to play one game; we came here on a mission.” Mission accomplished. Jacksonville State took down UT Martin 66-55 in the Ohio Valley Tournament Final on Saturday night to secure JSU’s first OVC title … Continue reading Dances with Gamecocks: JSU defeats UT Martin to win OVC, secure spot in NCAA Tourney