As the SoCon Turns has taken a few spins in recent days and weeks, so I thought it’d be a good time to play catch up.
When news of Davidson’s move from the Southern Conference to the Atlantic 10 broke on Tuesday, SoCon commissioner John Iamarino was surprised.
As Davidson made the move official Wednesday, Iamarino’s reaction had officially changed to “disappointed.”
Welcome to the SoConversation, featuring The Citadel beat writer Jeff Hartsell of the Charleston Post and Courier, Elon beat writer Adam Smith of the Burlington Times-News and UTC beat writer John Frierson of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
This special edition of the SoConversation isn’t about the games themselves, but the league and its present and future. In the wake of Appalachian State and Georgia Southern finally announcing that they were leaving for the Sun Belt, and the College of Charleston’s announcement in December that it was going to the Colonial Athletic Association, there is much to discuss.
An interview with Citadel coach Chuck Driesell to wrap up his third season. The Bulldogs went 8-22 overall and 5-13 in the SoCon, and are 24-68 overall and 14-40 in the league in his three seasons.
The Citadel at Wofford
WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday. WHERE: Benjamin Johnson Arena, Spartanburg
RECORDS: Citadel 8-20, 5-12; Wofford 12-18, 6-11.
A sneak peek at Thursday’s story on Mike Groselle, in which we reveal the connection between Mike and the Gerber Baby: