Fall Report: Houston

Fall Report: Houston Houston is accustomed to reloading these days. The Cougars have evolved into a postseason mainstay under the direction of head coach Todd Whitting, and that’s unlikely to change anytime soon. Houston has made the NCAA postseason four of the last five seasons, and also has hosted regionals multiple times. Last season, the…

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Fall Report: South Carolina

Fall Report: South Carolina ATLANTA — Back in June, after South Carolina completed a 3-0 run through the Greenville Regional, South Carolina coach Mark Kingston was asked what impressed him most about his team. “The fact that they came back from the dead,” he said. “I mean, what’s better than that?” Indeed, as late as…

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Fall Report: South Carolina

Fall Report: South Carolina ATLANTA — Back in June, after South Carolina completed a 3-0 run through the Greenville Regional, South Carolina coach Mark Kingston was asked what impressed him most about his team. “The fact that they came back from the dead,” he said. “I mean, what’s better than that?” Indeed, as late as…

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Fall Report: Tennessee

Fall Report: Tennessee EMERSON, Ga. — Tony Vitello knew when he took over as head coach at Tennessee in the summer of 2017 that the Volunteers wouldn’t be Omaha contenders overnight. It was going to take some time to make headway in the rough-and-tumble SEC, and the Vols took their lumps in Vitello’s first season,…

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Fall Report: Tennessee

Fall Report: Tennessee EMERSON, Ga. — Tony Vitello knew when he took over as head coach at Tennessee in the summer of 2017 that the Volunteers wouldn’t be Omaha contenders overnight. It was going to take some time to make headway in the rough-and-tumble SEC, and the Vols took their lumps in Vitello’s first season,…

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Fall Report: Georgia

Fall Report: Georgia ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia made a huge leap forward last year, making a regional for the first time since 2011, finishing 18-12 in the SEC and earning a national seed. The season was a major success — but nobody in the Bulldogs locker room felt remotely satisfied in the days after Duke…

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