Originally posted on The Mid-Majority  |  Last updated 11/27/11
Game #8-135: West Alabama at Bucknell BisonNovember 26, 2011 4:30 pmSojka PavillionBBState Stats/RecapThe second game of the day at the Lewisburg Subregional pitted host Bucknell against the Tigers of West Alabama, out of the Division Two Gulf South Conference. It amazed me that the people at the Ticket City Legends Classic were unable to find a fourth Division One team willing to spend their Thanksgiving weekend in rural Pennsylvania. However, their efforts must have been unsuccessful, and the Tigers made the trip to take on the other three mid-majors. The defending Patriot League champion Bison are responsible for the Patriot Leagues only two NCAA Tournament victories. In 2005, the Bison upset Kansas in the first round of the tournament. While they lost in the next round, they were rewarded with an ESPY by ESPN for the "Best Upset," an award that is on display in Sojka Pavilion. The next year, they repeated the feat, beating Arkansas in the first round. These two wins are the on...
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