Team preview: Northwestern State

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 13, 2009, 10:33 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


Tipoff at Northwestern State the last few years meant three things. First, everybody wearing purple and white had better be ready to play, because Mike McConathy is known for spreading the minutes around and getting everybody but the athletic trainer in the boxscore. Second, there would be a Hancock on the roster. Last season, the team's second-leading scorer was the third Hancock brother to play in Natchitoches, La.