Winless Tigers tip of problematic iceberg

Originally Published: February 2, 2005
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

Savannah State athletic director Tony O'Neal listened to the reporter on his cell phone for roughly 15 seconds before asking what amounted to a rhetorical question.

"Is this going to be a negative story?"

The country song says that nobody calls from Vegas just to say hello. No reporters call Savannah State just to say hello, either.

O'Neal's men's basketball team is 0-25 and free-falling toward just the second winless season in Division I in the last 50 years. The Tigers haven't ...

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