With the coaching carousel finally at rest (we think), here's the toughest task for each of the 59 new Division I bosses.
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Malek Green had a career-high 23 points as Morehead State narrowly beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 72-68 in the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney first round on Wednesday night.
Jason Burnell tied his career high with 30 points plus 13 rebounds as Jacksonville State won its seventh straight game, routing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 97-72 on Saturday.
Tyresse Williford came off the bench to score 16 points to carry Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to a 76-68 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.
Nick Muszynski scored 19 points on 7 of 11 shooting, leading six players into double-digit scoring as Belmont walloped SIU-Edwardsville 97-75 Saturday night for its 11th straight win.
Dan Kinchen scored 19 points and drained a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds on the clock and SIU-Edwardsville broke a four-game losing streak, defeating Tennessee State 85-84 on Thursday night after losing a 17-point lead.
DelFincko Bogan tied his career high with a season-high 23 points and UT Martin edged Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 73-69 on Saturday.
Mack Smith scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois topped Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-65 on Thursday. Josiah Wallace added 16 points for the Panthers, while Ben Harvey chipped in 15.
Ja Morant scored 20 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as Murray State rolled to an 86-55 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday night.
Terry Taylor scored 22 points with four 3-pointers and Austin Peay dispatched SIU-Edwardsville 80-45 on Thursday night.
Tyresse Williford tossed in 27 points, Brandon Jackson scored 25 and Christian Ellis made his only basket count as SIU-Edwardsville outlasted Eastern Kentucky 88-82 in double overtime on Saturday night.
Tyresse Williford scored 23 points, sinking 10 of 13 free throw attempts, David McFarland scored 18 and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 83-76 Thursday night, overcoming a 14-point deficit.
Quintin Dove had 25 points and Derek Hawthorne Jr. added 20 as UT Martin picked up its first Ohio Valley Conference victory, beating SIU-Edwardsville 85-69 on Saturday afternoon to halt a nine-game losing skid.
David McFarland scored 21 points and Cameron Williams blocked Isaiah Gable's shot attempt with a second left and SIU-Edwardsville beat Southeast Missouri State 87-86 in triple overtime Thursday night.
Ja Morant had a career-high 40 points to go with 11 assists and five steals as Murray State beat SIU-Edwardsville 82-72 on Saturday night.
Terry Taylor had a career-high 33 points with 12 rebounds and Austin Peay broke open a tight game in the second half to defeat SIU-Edwardsville 79-71 on Thursday night.
Belmont has been a virtual lock for the NCAA tournament in recent seasons, and the Bruins have a duo of scorers to lead them back there again.
Jeff Goodman provides his grades for all the head-coaching hires throughout the country. Avery Johnson, Mark Price and Chris Mullin are among the big names, but have limited college experience.
Jeff Goodman logs all the coaching changes heading into the 2015-16 college basketball season.
Missouri senior guard Michael Dixon remains suspended and will not play in the team's regular-season opener Saturday against Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.