Preview: Stephen F. Austin

Despite new roster and coaching staff, Lumberjacks will compete in Southland

Updated: October 9, 2013, 4:06 PM ET
By Josh Reed | ESPN Insider

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

2012-13: 27-5 (16-2)
In-conference offense: 1.04 points per possession (3rd)
In-conference defense: 0.82 points allowed per possession (1st)

Imagine a very small NCAA tournament, in which only one team from every conference gets to participate. Now imagine that instead of handing out bids to conference tournament victors, each conference simply nominates the team it believes will best represent the conference. Stephen F. Austin wishes this system had been in place last season.