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League Breakdown: Mid-South Conference

League Breakdown: Mid-South Conference

By naiahoopsreport_admin September 2, 2019 0 Comments

The Mid-South Conference is a 9 team NAIA DI Conference that features teams from Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

2018-19 Standings
 1 Georgetown 11-3 33-4
 13 Pikeville 9-5 23-8
 RV Campbellsville 7-7 22-9
 21 Cumberlands (KY) 7-7 21-10
 Life 7-7 19-14
 Lindsey Wilson 6-8 16-15
 Shawnee State 5-9 14-16
 Cumberland (TN) 4-10 11-15

The Mid-South Conference is a brutally tough league, that always prepares their teams for the National Tournament. This year was no exception, as the Regular Season and Tournament Champions, Georgetown College, also won the NAIA DI National Championship. Three teams from the league (Georgetown, Pikeville, and Cumberlands (Ky)) all qualified for the NAIA DI National Tournament. Pikeville made it to the NAIA Quarterfinals before losing.

National Champs
2018-2019 NAIA D1 National Champs – Georgetown (KY)
Top Returners
3rd Team All-American

Eljay Cowherd 13.3ppg, 4.92rpg, 6.28apg (3rd in NAIA DI in Total Assists (226), and 4th in NAIA DI in assists per game)

School: Georgetown
Class: SR
Position: G

HM All-Americans

Chris Coffey 14.5ppg, 11.4rpg

School: Georgetown
Class: SR
Position: F

Luke Layhew 12.9ppg, 6.6rpg

School: Pikeville
Class: SR
Position: F

Key Players Lost
1st Team All-American. MSC Player of the Year
Jayvian Delacruz Photo

Jayvian Delacruz 19.5ppg, 5.7rpg

School: Pikeville

Position: G

Stephaun Adams SR G Campbellsville Virgin Islands
Malik Colvin-Seldon SR F Cumberlands (KY) Cincinnati, OH
Jayvian Delacruz SR F Pikeville Brooklyn, N.Y.
Evan Milligan SR F Life Evansville, In.
Andrew Smith SR F Campbellsville Johnson City, Tenn.
Troy Steward SR G Georgetown Nepton, Ky.
Hagen Tyler SR G Campbellsville Danville, Ky.
New Program

Thomas Moore makes the jump to NAIA, and joins the Mid-South Conference.

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