North Alabama will visit UNC-Pembroke in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs on Saturday. It's a matchup pitting the No. 3 seed Lions at the No. 2 seed Braves.
The winner will advance to the national quarterfinals, or Super Region 2 final, next weekend.
North Alabama advanced after a win over Tuskegee last weekend in the first round. Pembroke was idle.
Regardless of the outcome this weekend, this will likely be my final post of the season.
Will Hall was officially introduced as the head coach of West Georgia on Friday afternoon in Carrollton.
The announcement came less than 48 hours after it was learned Hall had been offered and accepted the Wolves' head coaching job, which came open after Daryl Dickey stepped down to focus on athletic director duties.
Hall spent the past three seasons at West Alabama, where he guided the Tigers to a pair of GSC championships, the first in school history in football, and
North Alabama will welcome the Tuskegee Golden Tigers to Braly Municipal Stadium on Saturday, in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.
The Lions, the No. 3 seed from Super Region 2, are back in the playoffs for the third time since 2010.
Tuskegee, the No. 6 seed in the region, is a program that is making a rare appearance in the playoffs. Historically, the Golden Lions turn down an invite to play in a more lucrative bowl game.
The Golden Lions
West Georgia has found its next head coach.
Sources have confirmed to me that Will Hall has accepted the West Georgia coaching position, just hours after spending the day on campus and meeting with school administration.
The school has not officially confirmed the hire, as of late Wednesday night.
West Georgia’s coaching vacancy came available after Daryl Dickey announced that he would step down as head coach following the 2013 season, in order to focus on
Updated 11-21-2013 at 12:13 AM by Ed Hooper
North Alabama was the only Gulf South Conference member selected as a participant in the NCAA Division II playoffs, set to begin on Saturday.
The Lions (8-2) were tabbed as Super Region 2's No. 3 seed and will host eighth-seed Tuskegee (8-2) in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Ala.
Despite recording a mammoth 91-28 win over Central State on Saturday, West Alabama (8-3, co-champion of the GSC) was left out of the playoffs.