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2017 NCAA Tournament Round 1, Day 1 Scores

Posted on 17 Mar, 2017, by in College Basketball

The first day of the NCAA Tournament didn’t have a Cinderella feel to it. Both Villanova and Gonzaga won their matchups, while the lower seeds who did win, Xavier and Middle Tennessee, weren’t causing major shocks while doing so. Northwestern, playing their first ever Big Dance game, beat Vanderbilt and advanced to the round of 32. More

College Football 2016 Season: 9 Teams Remain Undefeated

Posted on 23 Oct, 2016, by in College Football, Featured

There are nine remaining undefeated teams in the 2016 college football season after week 8: Two in the Big Ten (Michigan, Nebraska) and Big 12 (Baylor, West Virginia); one in the SEC (Alabama), ACC (Clemson), Pac-12 (Washington), Mountain West conference (Boise State) and MAC (Western Michigan). More

2016 College Football Season: Week 4 Rankings Changes Predictions

Posted on 25 Sep, 2016, by in College Football

Not everyone was active in week 4, but there was plenty of action to go around, from the easiness teams like Alabama, Louisville and Michigan enjoyed, contrasted with the big ranked vs ranked wins teams like Wisconsin, Ole Miss, Texas A&M and Tennessee had, which should mean a lot of changes in the 20-5 area of the rankings, including LSU, Florida and Georgia probably dropped from the top 25, or at least taking a very heavy hit. More

College Football: Rankings Changes, Upsets & Big Comebacks

Posted on 18 Sep, 2016, by in College Football

If the results of week 3 taught us anything about the 2016 college football season, is that we have a better picture of the real contenders and favorites for the playoffs and national title, like Alabama and Ohio State after their impressive road wins against ranked opponents, and who doesn’t belong there: Florida State after being crushed by Louisville, Notre Dame following another home loss, and Oklahoma themselves, with two losses against ranked teams to show their big game problem hasn’t disappeared. More

College Football: Week 3 Big Games, Potential Upsets & Predictions

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in College Football

Week 3 of the 2016 college football season really throws us into the action, with four games between ranked teams: #2 Florida State in an ACC clash with #10 Louisville, #1 Alabama playing at #19 Ole Miss, #12 Michigan State facing #18 Notre Dame, and #3 Ohio State travelling to Norman, facing #14 Oklahoma. More

College Football: One Major & Illegal Upset, Favorites Struggle, Rankings to Shuffle

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in College Football, Featured

Week 2 of the college football season was supposed to simple: Only two real threats of upsetting ranked teams, and plenty of easy games for the rest. Teams like Alabama, Ohio State and Michigan made it look easy. Others, like Georgia and Clemson struggled with some very weak opponents, which could hurt them in the rankings. Others, like TCU and especially Oklahoma State, fell into the upset trap, which will probably move them from the polls, at least for one week. More

2016 College Football Season: Upsets, Blowouts & Rankings Effect

Posted on 4 Sep, 2016, by in College Football

An interesting (and too spread out) opening weekend to the 2016 season in college football, with LSU stunned by unranked Wisconsin, Houston doing the game to Oklahoma, while USC suffered one of the worst losses in school history, by making the mistake and agreeing to meet Alabama on neutral ground. Obviously, rankings are going to shift due to some of these results, although it is just week 1. More

Wisconsin at the Buzzer, Notre Dame With a Tip, Texas A&M Simply Insane

Posted on 21 Mar, 2016, by in College Basketball

In the closing day to a hectic first weekend in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, it was less about upsets and more about unbelievable finishes: The Wisconsin buzzer beater by Bronson Koenig against Xavier; the Notre Dame winning tip by Rex Pflueger and Texas A&M erasing a 12-point deficit against Northern Iowa with less than 44 seconds to go. More

NCAA Tournament Day 3 Second Round Scores

Posted on 20 Mar, 2016, by in College Basketball

The trend of lower seeds winning didn’t stop on the third day of the NCAA Tournament, but the round of 32 was less about shock. Number one seeds kept on … More

Oregon & Utah Only Pac-12 Teams Left in the NCAA Tournament

Posted on 19 Mar, 2016, by in College Basketball

Of the seven Pac-12 teams that made it into the 2016 NCAA Tournament, only Oregon and Utah managed to win their first round games and move ahead to the Round of 32. California, Arizona, Oregon State, Colorado and USC were all higher seeds and lost, making a little bit of conference history. More