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1997-98 Sun Belt Conference Season Summary

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Record: 137-145, .486 W-L% (17th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: -3.43 (17th of 30) ▪ SOS: -2.35 (17th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Arkansas State and South Alabama
Tournament Champion: South Alabama

NCAA Tournament: 1 (South Alabama)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 South AlabamaRT 14 4 .778 21 7 .750 65.0 54.5 7.6 -2.9
2 Arkansas State R 14 4 .778 20 9 .690 74.8 70.5 1.2 -3.1
3 Louisiana-Lafayette  12 6 .667 18 13 .581 74.5 73.4 -0.3 -1.5
4 Arkansas-Little Rock  10 8 .556 15 13 .536 67.4 70.0 -5.4 -2.8
5 Louisiana Tech  9 9 .500 12 15 .444 68.5 67.1 -1.4 -2.8
6 New Orleans  9 9 .500 15 12 .556 69.3 67.1 -0.9 -3.0
7 Lamar  7 11 .389 15 14 .517 66.8 66.1 -3.5 -4.2
8 Jacksonville  6 12 .333 8 19 .296 65.8 70.9 -7.8 -2.8
9 Western Kentucky  6 12 .333 10 19 .345 65.7 69.7 -5.3 -1.3
10 Texas-Pan American  3 15 .167 3 24 .111 72.3 91.7 -18.5 0.9

NCAA Tournament

First Round
South Alabama lost (64-51) versus Illinois (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Chris SnowdenLa.-Lafayette 31
  Kendall RegisLa.-Lafayette 31
  Shea WhitingLa.-Lafayette 31
  Brett SmithLa.-Lafayette 31
  Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 31
6. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 30
7. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 29
  Marlone JacksonLamar 29
  Steven BidesWestern Ky. 29
  Melvin AdamsWestern Ky. 29
  Vince EdwardsWestern Ky. 29
  Micah MarshArkansas St. 29
  Greg SpringfieldWestern Ky. 29
  Donny CoryellLamar 29
  Chico FletcherArkansas St. 29
  Rod JonesLamar 29
  Jabari MylesArkansas St. 29
  Rock WinstonLamar 29
  Ronald NunneryLamar 29
  William HowellLa.-Lafayette 29
  Eric BeattyArkansas St. 29
  Frank ObudoLamar 29
Field Goals
1. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 175
2. Ryan MossUALR 167
3. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 166
4. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 160
5. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 157
  Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 157
7. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 152
8. Ronald NunneryLamar 151
9. Jabari MylesArkansas St. 150
10. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 141
  Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 141
Field Goal Attempts
1. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 408
  Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 408
3. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 375
4. Ronald NunneryLamar 368
5. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 355
6. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 349
7. Chris GreenUALR 335
8. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 324
9. Micah MarshArkansas St. 311
  Chico FletcherArkansas St. 311
Field Goal Percentage
1. Ryan MossUALR .650
2. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. .565
3. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans .540
4. Jabari MylesArkansas St. .521
5. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. .488
6. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette .450
7. Steven BidesWestern Ky. .419
8. Ronald NunneryLamar .410
9. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American .407
10. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech .397
2-Point Field Goals
1. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 174
2. Ryan MossUALR 167
3. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 151
4. Jabari MylesArkansas St. 149
5. Ronald NunneryLamar 139
6. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 137
7. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 129
  Omar CooperLouisiana Tech 129
9. Micah RossJacksonville 128
10. Ivan OstarcevicTex.-Pan American 117
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Ronald NunneryLamar 323
2. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 316
3. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 301
4. Jabari MylesArkansas St. 283
5. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 265
6. Ryan MossUALR 257
7. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 243
8. Chico FletcherArkansas St. 233
9. Ivan OstarcevicTex.-Pan American 231
10. Micah RossJacksonville 215
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Ryan MossUALR .650
2. Omar CooperLouisiana Tech .645
3. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. .623
4. Micah RossJacksonville .595
5. Marlone JacksonLamar .577
6. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. .570
7. Maurice StrongWestern Ky. .564
  Matt PalmquistTex.-Pan American .564
9. Freddy HicksArkansas St. .560
10. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans .551
3-Point Field Goals
1. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 92
2. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 88
3. Micah MarshArkansas St. 83
4. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 71
5. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 67
6. Chris GreenUALR 63
  Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 63
8. John KnoxJacksonville 62
9. Matt SundbladLamar 54
10. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 53
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 259
2. Micah MarshArkansas St. 203
3. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 202
4. Chris GreenUALR 183
5. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 181
6. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 167
7. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 164
8. John KnoxJacksonville 161
9. Matt SundbladLamar 159
10. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 140
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. .436
2. Micah MarshArkansas St. .409
3. John KnoxJacksonville .385
4. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette .355
Free Throws
1. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 114
2. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 112
3. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 111
4. Ronald NunneryLamar 105
5. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech 100
6. Matt SundbladLamar 96
7. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 94
8. Jamar BaileyJacksonville 93
  Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 93
10. Chris GreenUALR 90
Free Throw Attempts
1. Ronald NunneryLamar 184
2. Micah RossJacksonville 178
3. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 172
4. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 151
5. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 143
6. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 142
7. Jamar BaileyJacksonville 140
8. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech 138
9. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 134
10. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 132
Free Throw Percentage
1. Matt SundbladLamar .923
2. Micah MarshArkansas St. .806
3. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette .803
4. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech .803
5. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. .791
6. Chris ManuelLa.-Lafayette .778
7. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette .776
8. Chris GreenUALR .744
9. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech .725
10. Corey BrownNew Orleans .723
Total Rebounds
1. Ryan MossUALR 272
2. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 223
3. Jabari MylesArkansas St. 221
4. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 219
5. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 213
6. Micah RossJacksonville 202
7. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 199
8. Marlone JacksonLamar 193
9. Brett SmithLa.-Lafayette 188
10. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 181
Assists
1. Chico FletcherArkansas St. 240
2. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 139
3. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 126
4. James PriceUALR 124
5. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 121
6. Chris GreenUALR 104
7. Edderick WomackNew Orleans 103
8. Micah MarshArkansas St. 98
9. Corey BrownNew Orleans 87
10. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 81
Steals
1. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 61
2. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 60
3. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 59
4. Ronald NunneryLamar 55
5. Chico FletcherArkansas St. 54
6. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 48
7. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 44
8. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 41
9. Courtney HargraysLouisiana Tech 39
  Corey BrownNew Orleans 39
Blocks
1. Freddy HicksArkansas St. 65
2. Ryan MossUALR 55
3. Greg SpringfieldWestern Ky. 40
4. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 33
5. Eric BeattyArkansas St. 30
  Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 30
7. Tory WalkerNew Orleans 27
8. Micah RossJacksonville 25
9. Chris ManuelLa.-Lafayette 24
10. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 23
  Jamar BaileyJacksonville 23
Points
1. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 523
2. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 479
3. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 463
4. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 459
5. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 450
6. Micah MarshArkansas St. 438
7. Chris GreenUALR 425
8. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 421
9. Ronald NunneryLamar 419
10. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 417
Points Per Game
1. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 17.8
2. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 17.3
3. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 17.0
4. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 16.9
5. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 16.0
6. Chris GreenUALR 15.2
7. Micah MarshArkansas St. 15.1
8. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 15.0
9. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech 14.9
10. Ryan MossUALR 14.5
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Ryan MossUALR 9.7
2. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 8.4
3. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 8.3
4. Jabari MylesArkansas St. 7.6
5. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 7.6
6. Micah RossJacksonville 7.5
7. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 7.4
8. Marlone JacksonLamar 6.7
9. Steven BidesWestern Ky. 6.2
10. Marlon ChambersLouisiana Tech 6.1
Assists Per Game
1. Chico FletcherArkansas St. 8.3
2. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 5.1
3. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 4.7
4. James PriceUALR 4.4
5. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 4.2
6. Edderick WomackNew Orleans 3.8
7. Chris GreenUALR 3.7
8. Micah MarshArkansas St. 3.4
9. Corey BrownNew Orleans 3.2
10. Tyree JacksonJacksonville 3.2
Steals Per Game
1. Lalo RiosTex.-Pan American 2.3
2. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 2.2
3. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette 1.9
4. Ronald NunneryLamar 1.9
5. Chico FletcherArkansas St. 1.9
6. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American 1.8
7. Chris ManuelLa.-Lafayette 1.5
8. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech 1.5
9. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 1.5
10. Courtney HargraysLouisiana Tech 1.4
  Corey BrownNew Orleans 1.4
Blocks Per Game
1. Freddy HicksArkansas St. 2.4
2. Ryan MossUALR 2.0
3. Greg SpringfieldWestern Ky. 1.4
4. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 1.2
5. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 1.1
6. Eric BeattyArkansas St. 1.0
7. Tory WalkerNew Orleans 1.0
  Chris ManuelLa.-Lafayette 1.0
9. Micah RossJacksonville 0.9
10. Jamar BaileyJacksonville 0.9
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Ryan MossUALR .650
2. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. .604
3. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. .567
4. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette .552
5. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans .542
6. Jabari MylesArkansas St. .523
7. Casey GreenLa.-Lafayette .505
8. Lonnie CooperLouisiana Tech .486
9. Steven BidesWestern Ky. .483
10. Larry JacksonTex.-Pan American .442
True Shooting Percentage
1. Omar CooperLouisiana Tech .654
2. Ryan MossUALR .650
3. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. .634
4. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. .630
5. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. .623
6. Micah MarshArkansas St. .609
7. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette .592
8. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech .580
9. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. .572
10. Matt SundbladLamar .572
Offensive Win Shares
1. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 3.9
2. Ryan MossUALR 3.4
3. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 3.1
4. Micah MarshArkansas St. 3.0
5. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 2.9
6. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 2.8
7. Omar CooperLouisiana Tech 2.7
8. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 2.6
9. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 2.5
10. Derek SmithLouisiana Tech 2.4
Defensive Win Shares
1. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 3.3
2. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 3.2
3. Ronald NunneryLamar 2.1
4. Marlone JacksonLamar 2.0
5. Ryan MossUALR 2.0
6. Chris ManuelLa.-Lafayette 2.0
7. Jerome CoaxumSouth Ala. 1.8
8. Freddy HicksArkansas St. 1.7
9. Eddie WashingtonNew Orleans 1.6
10. Frank ObudoLamar 1.6
Win Shares
1. Darrian EvansSouth Ala. 6.1
2. Rico AldersonSouth Ala. 5.7
3. Ryan MossUALR 5.4
4. Toby MadisonSouth Ala. 5.1
5. DeWaune WesleyNew Orleans 4.0
6. Antonio HarveyArkansas St. 4.0
7. Tyrone FosterLa.-Lafayette 3.9
8. Omar CooperLouisiana Tech 3.7
9. Micah MarshArkansas St. 3.6
10. Marlone JacksonLamar 3.5