March 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (31-3), +1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-1), +2 Kansas Jayhawks (28-4), -2 Arizona Wildcats (30-4), +2  Oregon Ducks (29-5) California-Los Angeles Bruins (29-4), -3 Kentucky Wildcats (29-5)  Duke Blue Devils (27-8), +7 North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7), -1  Baylor Bears (25-7), -1  Florida State Seminoles (25-8) Louisville Cardinals (24-8)  West Virginia Mountaineers (26-8)  Purdue Boilermakers … Continue reading March 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

Photo Credit: VU Hoops (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   Click HERE for a PDF file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. Click HERE for a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. All downloadable brackets are brought to you by Print Your Brackets.   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (31-3) vs.  #16 Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (19-15) /  #16 New Orleans Privateers … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champions

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Southern Methodist Mustangs   Atlantic 10 Conference  Rhode Island Rams   Atlantic Coast Conference  Duke Blue Devils   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Iowa State Cyclones   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  North Dakota Fighting Hawks … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champions

Final 2017 Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: FanRag Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading Final 2017 Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 12th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 12th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Our Daily Bears (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: WV Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Orlando Sentinel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Big East Coast Bias (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Yle (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 7th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, March 6th, 2017, at 7:00 PM EST.   10.  Justin Jackson, Forward/Guard, North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6) Statistics: 32 games played, 31.5 minutes per game, 18.3 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, 2.6 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 0.6 steals per game, 45.2% field goal percentage, 38.5% … Continue reading March 7th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kansas Jayhawks (28-3) Villanova Wildcats (28-3) California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-1)  Oregon Ducks (27-4) Arizona Wildcats (27-4) Kentucky Wildcats (26-5) North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6)  Baylor Bears (25-6), +2  Purdue Boilermakers (25-6), +5  Florida State Seminoles (24-7), +1 Louisville Cardinals (24-7), +1  West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7), -3  Butler Bulldogs (23-7), -5  Duke Blue … Continue reading March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1) over  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)   ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3) over  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)   ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, … Continue reading 2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Kentucky Wildcats (26-5, 16-2)  #2 Florida Gators (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Arkansas Razorbacks (23-8, 12-6)  #4 South Carolina Gamecocks (22-9, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Alabama Crimson Tide (17-13, 10-8)  #6 Mississippi Rebels (19-12, 10-8)  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Oregon Ducks (27-4, 16-2)  #2 Arizona Wildcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3, 15-3)  #4 Utah Utes (20-10, 11-7)   FIRST ROUND  #5 California Golden Bears (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #12 Oregon State Beavers (5-26, 1-17)  #6 Southern … Continue reading 2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sportle.tv (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Purdue Boilermakers (25-6, 14-4)  #2 Wisconsin Badgers (23-8, 12-6)  #3 Maryland Terrapins (24-7, 12-6)  #4 Minnesota Golden Gophers (23-8, 11-7)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Michigan State Spartans (18-13, 10-8)  #6 Northwestern Wildcats (21-10, 10-8)  #7 Iowa … Continue reading 2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

2017 Big East Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Basketball Society (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Villanova Wildcats (28-3, 15-3)  #2 Butler Bulldogs (23-7, 12-6)  #3 Providence Friars (20-11, 10-8) vs.  #6 Creighton Bluejays (23-8, 10-8)  #4 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #5 Seton Hall Pirates (20-10, 10-8)   FIRST ROUND  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Big East Conference Tournament

2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (28-3, 16-2)  #2 West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Baylor Bears (25-6, 12-6) vs.  #6 Kansas State Wildcats (19-12, 8-10)  #4 Iowa State Cyclones (20-10, 12-6) vs.  #5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (20-11, 9-9)   FIRST … Continue reading 2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Keeping It Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, 14-4)  #2 Florida State Seminoles (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-8, 12-6)  #4 Louisville Cardinals (24-7, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Duke Blue Devils (23-8, 11-7)  #6 … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3)  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Richmond Spiders (19-11, 13-5)  #4 Rhode Island Rams (21-9, 13-5)   SINGLE BYES  #5 St. Bonaventure Bonnies (19-11, 11-7)  #6 George Washington Colonials (18-13, … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1)  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 Houston Cougars (21-9, 12-6)  #4 Central Florida Knights (20-10, 11-7) vs.  #5 Memphis Tigers (19-12, 9-9)   FIRST ROUND  #6 Connecticut Huskies (14-16, 9-9) vs.  #11 South Florida … Continue reading 2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament

March 5th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: The Spokesman-Review (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 5th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Top 15 Wooden Award Finalists

Photo Credit: The Ringer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Saturday, March 4th, 2017, at 12:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (27-3) Statistics: 30 games played, 34.8 minutes per game, 15.0 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, 55.7% field … Continue reading Top 15 Wooden Award Finalists

March 4th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sports Rants (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 4th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 3rd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: The Register-Guard (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 3rd Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 2nd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Zimbio (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 2nd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Top 10 Naismith Trophy Award Semifinalists

Photo Credit: Keeping It Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, at 12:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (26-3) Statistics: 29 games played, 35.0 minutes per game, 14.8 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, … Continue reading Top 10 Naismith Trophy Award Semifinalists

March 1st Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Rock Chalk Talk (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the … Continue reading March 1st Sweet 16 Bracketology

2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champion Predictions

Photo Credit: Autzen Zoo (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Southern Methodist Mustangs   Atlantic 10 Conference  Dayton Flyers   Atlantic Coast Conference  North Carolina Tar Heels   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Kansas Jayhawks   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  Eastern Washington Eagles   Big … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champion Predictions

February 27th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Our Daily Bears (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, February 27th, 2017, at 1:00 AM EST.   10.  Jonathan Motley, Forward, Baylor Bears (23-6) Statistics: 28 games played, 30.4 minutes per game, 17.3 points per game, 9.8 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game, 1.0 block per game, 0.3 steals per game, 52.7% field goal percentage, 29.6% 3-point … Continue reading February 27th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

February 27th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kansas Jayhawks (26-3), +2 Villanova Wildcats (27-3) California-Los Angeles Bruins (26-3), +3 Gonzaga Bulldogs (29-1), -3  Oregon Ducks (26-4), -1 Arizona Wildcats (26-4), -1 Kentucky Wildcats (24-5), +4 North Carolina Tar Heels (25-5), +4  Butler Bulldogs (23-6), +14  West Virginia Mountaineers (23-6), +5  Baylor Bears (23-6), -4  Florida State Seminoles (23-6), +5 Louisville Cardinals (23-6), … Continue reading February 27th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Baker Mayfield Arrested

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Oklahoma Sooners’ junior quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested early Saturday morning in Arkansas and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and fleeing. Mayfield, 21, has played in the NCAA for 3 seasons. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 13 games and completed 254 of his 358 pass attempts (70.9% completion rate) for … Continue reading Baker Mayfield Arrested

Maurice Watson Turns Himself In To Police

Photo Credit: Creighton Creighton Bluejays’ guard Maurice Watson turned himself in to police after a warrant for his arrest was issued last Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. Watson was charged with first-degree sexual assault. Watson has been out for the remainder of his senior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in a game on Monday, January 16th, 2017, at Xavier against the Musketeers. His recovery … Continue reading Maurice Watson Turns Himself In To Police

Gonzaga Fails To Complete Perfect Regular Season With Loss Against BYU

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Gonzaga Bulldogs have failed to fully piece together their first undefeated regular season in school history. With their loss at home in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Washington, against the Brigham Young Cougars by a score of 79-71, the Bulldogs have ended their 2016-2017 regular season with a 29-1 overall record and a 17-1 West Coast Conference (WCC) record. Despite trailing … Continue reading Gonzaga Fails To Complete Perfect Regular Season With Loss Against BYU

Kansas Claims Record 13th Straight Big 12 Title

Photo Credit: KUSports For the 13th consecutive season, the Kansas Jayhawks are regular season Big 12 Conference champions. This matches an all-time consecutive regular season conference championship record set by the California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins from the 1966-1967 season to the 1978-1979 season. The first regular season Big 12 Conference championship won by the Jayhawks on this 13-season streak was in the 2004-2005 season. In … Continue reading Kansas Claims Record 13th Straight Big 12 Title

February 20th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (28-0) Villanova Wildcats (26-2) Kansas Jayhawks (24-3)  Oregon Ducks (24-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (25-3), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (24-3), +1  Baylor Bears (22-5), -3 Louisville Cardinals (22-5), +2  Duke Blue Devils (22-5), +2  Florida Gators (22-5), +2 Kentucky Wildcats (22-5), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (23-5), +2  Purdue Boilermakers (22-5), +2 Wisconsin Badgers … Continue reading February 20th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

February 16th Top 12 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Make Playz (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 16th, 2017, at 3:20 PM EST.   12.  De’Aaron Fox, Guard, Kentucky Wildcats (21-5) Statistics: 25 games played, 29.5 minutes per game, 15.6 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game, 5.4 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.6 steals per game, 46.7% field goal percentage, 16.7% 3-point … Continue reading February 16th Top 12 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

February 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-0) Villanova Wildcats (24-2) Kansas Jayhawks (22-3)  Baylor Bears (22-3)  Oregon Ducks (22-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (23-3), +2 California-Los Angeles Bruins (23-3), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (20-5), +7  Florida State Seminoles (21-5), +2 Louisville Cardinals (20-5), -3  Duke Blue Devils (20-5), +3  Florida Gators (20-5), +6 Kentucky Wildcats (20-5), +6 North Carolina Tar Heels … Continue reading February 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Photo Credit: The Washington Post On Saturday, February 11th, 2017, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee gave us an early look at who they would have as their current #1 through #4 seeds in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the first time ever. In previous years, the world only got to see how the committee thinks when they actually released the bracket itself … Continue reading First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Gonzaga Stays Unbeaten With Win At Saint Mary’s

Photo Credit: The Spokesman-Review In what many people saw as the final game of the regular season that the #1 and undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs had a legitimate chance to lose, the Bulldogs once again rolled to victory. They did so on the road against the #20 Saint Mary’s Gaels by a score of 74-64. Bulldogs’ senior center Przemek Karnowski led the team with 19 points in the … Continue reading Gonzaga Stays Unbeaten With Win At Saint Mary’s

Fab Melo Dies

Photo Credit: The Big Lead Former Syracuse Orange and Boston Celtics’ center Fabricio “Fab” Melo has passed away. He was found dead at his home in Brazil on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. His cause of death remains unknown, and he was just 26 years young. Melo played for the Syracuse men’s basketball organization from the 2010-2011 season through the 2011-2012 season before being drafted with the 22nd overall pick in … Continue reading Fab Melo Dies

2016-2017 NCAA Football and Basketball Team Combination Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list combines the football and basketball teams among NCAA schools and ranks the top 10 football/basketball combination schools. NOTE: All records and rankings are up to date through 4:30 PM EST on Friday, February 10th, 2017.  Wisconsin Badgers, Big Ten Conference Football Record: 11-3 Football AP Poll Rank: 9th Basketball Record: 21-3 Basketball AP Poll Rank: 7th  Florida State Seminoles, Atlantic … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football and Basketball Team Combination Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Basketball Regular Season Conference Champion Predictions

Photo Credit: Cincinnati Enquirer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Cincinnati Bearcats   Atlantic 10 Conference  Dayton Flyers   Atlantic Coast Conference  Florida State Seminoles   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Kansas Jayhawks   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  Weber State Wildcats   Big South Conference  North … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Regular Season Conference Champion Predictions

February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Wildcat Blue Nation (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST. 30.  Marcus Foster, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (20-4) Statistics: 24 games played, 29.9 minutes per game, 18.0 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 0.7 steals per game, 48.0% field goal percentage, 32.9% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

Photo Credit: Duke – 247 Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 45.6% … Continue reading Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST.   20.  Dillon Brooks, Forward, Oregon Ducks (21-3) Statistics: 20 games played, 22.5 minutes per game, 14.4 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 3.2 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 50.7% field goal percentage, 37.5% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Photo Credit: Noles 247 – 247Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, … Continue reading Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk

Photo Credit: Mid-Major Madness As of January of 2012, not many people would consider the Wichita State Shockers men’s basketball team anything more than a mid-major team that would need to win the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship to get into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. That perspective did not change in March of 2012 either, when the Shockers, despite making it into the tournament … Continue reading Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk

Top 10 Mid-Major Team NCAA Basketball Rankings

Photo Credit: Winners and Whiners (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Note: This list includes the subjective top 10 teams from all of the mid-major conferences in NCAA basketball, which include all conferences except the American Athletic Conference, the Atlantic 10 Conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big Ten Conference, the Big 12 Conference, the Big East Conference, the Pacific 12 Conference, and the Southeastern Conference. … Continue reading Top 10 Mid-Major Team NCAA Basketball Rankings

February 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (24-0) Villanova Wildcats (22-2), +1 Kansas Jayhawks (20-3), +1  Baylor Bears (20-3), -2 Wisconsin Badgers (20-3), +1  Oregon Ducks (21-3), +1 Louisville Cardinals (19-4), +4 Arizona Wildcats (21-3), -3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (21-3), -1 North Carolina Tar Heels (21-4), +3  Florida State Seminoles (20-4), +3  Cincinnati Bearcats (21-2), +4 Virginia Cavaliers (17-5), -3 … Continue reading February 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Party Like It’s 2015?

Photo Credit: Madison A lot has happened since the night of Saturday, April 4th, 2015, when the Wisconsin Badgers knocked off the 38-win undefeated Kentucky Wildcats by a score of 71-64 in the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin then lost the national championship game to the Duke Blue Devils by a score of 68-63 … Continue reading Party Like It’s 2015?

Iowa State Stuns Kansas To End Jayhawks’ 51-Game Home Winning Streak

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Just days after writing an article, which you can read HERE, about how it is seemingly inevitable that the Kansas Jayhawks will win at home at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas, particularly in close games, the Iowa State Cyclones (14-8) stunned the #3 Jayhawks (20-3) in overtime at Allen Fieldhouse by a score of 92-89 to give the Jayhawks their first home loss … Continue reading Iowa State Stuns Kansas To End Jayhawks’ 51-Game Home Winning Streak

February 4th Top 20 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Photo Credit: 1170 KPUG-AM (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Saturday, February 4th, 2017, at 12:00 AM EST.   20.  Alec Peters, Guard, Valparaiso Crusaders (19-4) Statistics: 23 games played, 35.8 minutes per game, 23.8 points per game, 10.9 rebounds per game, 2.2 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 45.8% field goal percentage, 33.9% 3-point … Continue reading February 4th Top 20 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Phear the Phog: The Dynasty of the Kansas Jayhawks Rolls On

Photo Credit: keywordteam.net Even as the #2 Baylor Bears led the #3 Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 34-28 at halftime, 56-55 with under seven minutes to go in the game, and were tied at 64-64 with under two and a half minutes to play, was there ever any reason to believe that Kansas would lose their first home game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas, a … Continue reading Phear the Phog: The Dynasty of the Kansas Jayhawks Rolls On

Is This Finally Northwestern’s Year?

Photo Credit: BT Powerhouse There are only five original Division I NCAA basketball teams that have never been in the NCAA basketball tournament. Those teams are the Army Black Knights, the Citadel Bulldogs, the Northwestern Wildcats, the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, and the William and Mary Tribe. Of those, only the Northwestern Wildcats play basketball in a major conference. Is this their year to finally make it … Continue reading Is This Finally Northwestern’s Year?

Edmond Sumner Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Xavier Musketeers’ guard Edmond Sumner will miss the remainder of his junior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in Sunday’s win at St. John’s against the Red Storm. He is set to have surgery in the near future at a date yet to be determined. Sumner, 21, has been in the NCAA for 3 seasons, all with the Musketeers. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Edmond Sumner Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

January 30th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (22-0)  Baylor Bears (20-1), +3 Villanova Wildcats (20-2), -1 Kansas Jayhawks (19-2), -1 Arizona Wildcats (20-2), -1 Wisconsin Badgers (18-3), +10  Oregon Ducks (19-3), +3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (19-3), -2  West Virginia Mountaineers (17-4), +14 Virginia Cavaliers (16-4), +3 Louisville Cardinals (18-4), +3 Kentucky Wildcats (17-4), -5 North Carolina Tar Heels (19-4), -5 … Continue reading January 30th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Is the #1 Spot Now Gonzaga’s To Lose?

Photo Credit: The Gonzaga Bulletin (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) After much talk about how good of a college basketball team the Gonzaga Bulldogs have been this season, which you can read about both HERE and HERE, it would appear that the Bulldogs will be ranked #1 in next week’s AP Poll for just the 2nd season in school history, the other being in the … Continue reading Is the #1 Spot Now Gonzaga’s To Lose?

Teams Ranked #1, #2, and #4 Fall on the Same Night for the First Time Since 2012

Photo Credit: Sporting News Tonight was not a great night to be ranked at the top of the NCAA basketball AP Poll. The teams ranked #1, #2, and #4 in the AP Poll all fell to opponents in true road games, an extremely rare occurrence, especially this late in the season. The #1 Villanova Wildcats (19-2) lost by a score of 74-72 on the road … Continue reading Teams Ranked #1, #2, and #4 Fall on the Same Night for the First Time Since 2012

January 23rd Top 25 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Photo Credit: The Ringer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, January 23rd, 2017, at 1:00 AM EST.   25.  Marcus Foster, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (18-2) Statistics: 20 games played, 29.9 minutes per game, 18.7 points per game, 2.4 rebounds per game, 1.6 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 0.8 steals per game, 49.8% field goal percentage, 34.9% 3-point field … Continue reading January 23rd Top 25 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

January 23rd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (19-0) Villanova Wildcats (19-1) Kansas Jayhawks (18-1), +1 Arizona Wildcats (18-2), +8  Baylor Bears (18-1), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (19-2), -3 Kentucky Wildcats (17-2), -2 North Carolina Tar Heels (18-3), +1  Florida State Seminoles (18-2), +1  Oregon Ducks (18-2), +1  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (17-3), +2  Butler Bulldogs (17-3), +2 Virginia Cavaliers (15-3), … Continue reading January 23rd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Top 6 Hottest NCAA Basketball Teams

Photo Credit: 12 News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) We are getting closer and closer to March Madness, and with that come conference tournaments and the 2017 NCAA basketball tournament. These six teams are all legitimate contenders to win the national championship this season as it is, and they are also extremely hot; in fact, no team on this list has lost in the year of … Continue reading Top 6 Hottest NCAA Basketball Teams

Allonzo Trier To Make Return from Suspension Saturday Against UCLA

Photo Credit: Sporting News Arizona Wildcats’ sophomore guard Allonzo Trier will make his season debut today against the California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins after being suspended for a performance-enhancing drug (PED) violation for the first 19 games of the Wildcats’ season. Today’s game is the biggest of the season so far for the Wildcats, who sit tied atop the Pac-12 Conference with the Oregon Ducks with a 17-2 … Continue reading Allonzo Trier To Make Return from Suspension Saturday Against UCLA

OG Anunoby Out for the Season with Right Knee Injury

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Indiana Hoosiers’ forward OG Anunoby will miss the remainder of his sophomore season with a right knee injury that he suffered in Wednesday’s win at Pennsylvania State against the Nittany Lions. He is set to have surgery and is expected to make a complete recovery from the injury. Anunoby, 19, has been in the NCAA for 2 seasons, both with the Hoosiers. He is coming off … Continue reading OG Anunoby Out for the Season with Right Knee Injury

Maurice Watson Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: Creighton Creighton Bluejays’ guard Maurice Watson will miss the remainder of his senior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in Monday’s win at Xavier against the Musketeers. He is set to have surgery in two or three weeks, and his recovery will likely take between six to nine months. Watson, 23, has been in the NCAA for 4 seasons, and has played both for the … Continue reading Maurice Watson Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

January 16th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (17-0), +4 Villanova Wildcats (17-1) California-Los Angeles Bruins (18-1) Kansas Jayhawks (16-1) Kentucky Wildcats (15-2), +1  Baylor Bears (16-1), -5  Creighton Bluejays (17-1), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (15-2), +5 North Carolina Tar Heels (16-3), +1  Florida State Seminoles (16-2), -2  Oregon Ducks (16-2) Arizona Wildcats (16-2), +2  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (16-2), +3 … Continue reading January 16th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Is Duke Even a Top 5 Team…in the ACC?

Photo Credit: The Denver Post To open up this season of NCAA basketball, the Duke Blue Devils were to popular choice to make a run to the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament and bring home their second national championship in three seasons. However, things have not gone as planned so far for Duke. They certainly are not a bad team, but in a … Continue reading Is Duke Even a Top 5 Team…in the ACC?

Is Gonzaga the Nation’s Top Team?

Photo Credit: USA Today It is rare in any college sport, particularly football and basketball, that there can be a legitimate argument stating that a team in a non-major conference is the best in that respective sport. This, however, is one of those times. The Gonzaga Bulldogs, who were ranked #5 in this past week’s AP Poll, are now the only remaining team in the NCAA with … Continue reading Is Gonzaga the Nation’s Top Team?

Top 10 NCAA Football Games of the 2016-2017 Season

Photo Credit: Cleveland (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (6-0), 30,  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (4-2), 23   9.  Pittsburgh Panthers (6-4), 43,  #2 Clemson Tigers (9-1), 42 8.  #5 Clemson Tigers (5-0), 42,  #3 Louisville Cardinals (4-1), 36 7.  Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (5-2), 24,  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (6-1), 21 6.  #3 Clemson Tigers (8-0), 37,  #12 Florida State Seminoles (5-3), 34 5.  #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-2), 38,  #6 … Continue reading Top 10 NCAA Football Games of the 2016-2017 Season

Top 10 NCAA Football Bowls of the 2016-2017 Season

Photo Credit: FanRag Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10. Raycom Media Camellia Bowl  Appalachian State Mountaineers (10-3), 31,  Toledo Rockets (9-4), 28   9. New Era Pinstripe Bowl  Northwestern Wildcats (7-6), 31,  #23 Pittsburgh Panthers (8-5), 24    8. Hyundai Sun Bowl  #18 Stanford Cardinal (10-3), 25,   North Carolina Tar Heels (8-5), 23   7. Foster Farms Bowl  #19 Utah Utes (9-4), 26,  Indiana Hoosiers (6-7), 24   … Continue reading Top 10 NCAA Football Bowls of the 2016-2017 Season

Early 2017 Season New Year’s Six Bowl Matchup Predictions

Photo Credit: Reign of Troy (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: These are not official rankings, instead they are what I believe that the rankings will look like prior to next season’s bowl season.   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs.  #4 Florida State Seminoles   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl  #2 Southern California Trojans vs.  #3 Pennsylvania State … Continue reading Early 2017 Season New Year’s Six Bowl Matchup Predictions

Early 2017 Season NCAA Football Power Rankings

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes each team’s record from the 2016-2017 NCAA football season.  Alabama Crimson Tide (14-1)  Southern California Trojans (10-3)  Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-3)  Florida State Seminoles (10-3)  Clemson Tigers (14-1)  Ohio State Buckeyes (11-2)  Washington Huskies (12-2)  Oklahoma Sooners (11-2)  Wisconsin Badgers (11-3)  Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-3)  Michigan Wolverines (10-3)  Auburn Tigers (8-5)  Louisiana State Tigers … Continue reading Early 2017 Season NCAA Football Power Rankings

Final New Year’s Six Bowl Re-Assignments

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: These are not official rankings, instead they are what I believe that the rankings should look like now that bowl season is complete.   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl   #1 Clemson Tigers (14-1) vs.  #4 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-3)   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl  #2 Alabama Crimson Tide … Continue reading Final New Year’s Six Bowl Re-Assignments

Clemson’s Historical Season Stretches Far Beyond Winning the National Championship

Photo Credit: FanSided (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Because of their epic 35-31 College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, which was their first since the 1981 season and second in school history, the Clemson Tigers have now done something that no other college football team has done before. Clemson did not only rally from down 14-0 to beat the 14-0 … Continue reading Clemson’s Historical Season Stretches Far Beyond Winning the National Championship

The Missed Field Goal that Saved Clemson’s Season

Photo Credit: Anderson Independent-Mail The Clemson Tigers are now the NCAA football champions after an exciting 35-31 victory in the College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship game over the Alabama Crimson Tide. Just as there always are after a sports season ends and a team is crowned champions, there are “what if” theories about Clemson’s season. In particular, there is one huge play that happened way back … Continue reading The Missed Field Goal that Saved Clemson’s Season

Clemson Defeats Alabama in Epic CFP Championship Rematch

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated On Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, the ACC champion Clemson Tigers avenged last season’s 45-40 College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship game loss to the SEC champion Alabama Crimson Tide with a thrilling 35-31 victory that came down to the final second of the game. The scoring began with 9:23 to go in the first quarter, when … Continue reading Clemson Defeats Alabama in Epic CFP Championship Rematch

Final 2016-2017 Season NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from the previous edition of power rankings. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the word “NEW” will be placed next to the team’s name … Continue reading Final 2016-2017 Season NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Bowl Games Record: 24-18 2016 Season Record: 227-76 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl  North Carolina Central Eagles (9-3) vs.  Grambling State Tigers (12-1) Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia Score: Grambling State wins, 10-9   Gildan New Mexico Bowl  Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (6-7) vs.  New Mexico Lobos (9-4) Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th, … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (January 9th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) January 9th Bowl Game Record: 1-0 Bowl Games Record: 24-18 2016 Season Record: 227-76 College Football Playoff National Championship  #2 Clemson Tigers (14-1) vs.  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (14-1) Date/Time: Monday, January 9th, 2017, at 8:30 PM EST Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida Score: Clemson wins, 35-31   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (January 9th)

The Rematch: Key Things To Know

Photo Credit: Capstone Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) For the first time in college football history, the national championship game will feature the same two teams for consecutive seasons. This season, the Alabama Crimson Tide will look to defend their championship from a season ago over the Clemson Tigers, the team they beat in the College Football Playoff (CFP) championship game last season … Continue reading The Rematch: Key Things To Know

January 9th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Baylor Bears (15-0), +1 Villanova Wildcats (15-1), -1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (16-1) Kansas Jayhawks (14-1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (15-0) Kentucky Wildcats (13-2)  Duke Blue Devils (14-2)  Florida State Seminoles (15-1), +1  Creighton Bluejays (15-1), +3 North Carolina Tar Heels (14-3), +3  Oregon Ducks (15-2), +4  Butler Bulldogs (14-2), +5  West Virginia Mountaineers (13-2), -5 Arizona Wildcats … Continue reading January 9th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

January 6th Top 25 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Photo Credit: VU Hoops (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Friday, January 6th, 2017, at 4:35 PM EST.   25.  Alec Peters, Forward, Valparaiso Crusaders (11-3) Statistics: 14 games played, 36.5 minutes per game, 25.0 points per game, 10.4 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, 0.9 steals per game, 43.9% field goal percentage, 32.1% 3-point field goal … Continue reading January 6th Top 25 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Top 10 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017 Following Joe Mixon’s NFL Draft Declaration

Photo Credit: FanSided (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.   Mason Rudolph, Quarterback, Oklahoma State Cowboys Statistics: 284/448 (63.4% completion percentage), 4,091 passing yards, 28 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 83 rush attempts, 61 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns, 1 reception, 24 receiving yards, 1 solo tackle, 1 total tackle   9.  Trace McSorley, Quarterback, Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions Statistics: 224/387 (57.9% completion percentage), 3,614 passing yards, 29 passing touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 146 rush attempts, … Continue reading Top 10 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017 Following Joe Mixon’s NFL Draft Declaration

Will Gonzaga Run the Table?

Photo Credit: FanSided NOTE: All statistics are updated as of 5:00 PM EST on Thursday, January 5th, 2017. All records are updated as of 11:30 PM EST on Thursday, January 5th, 2017. As hard as it is to go undefeated in NCAA basketball, the 2016 NCAA basketball tournament bracket was the only one since 2013 that saw no teams enter into the tournament with an undefeated … Continue reading Will Gonzaga Run the Table?

Joe Mixon Declares for NFL Draft Amid Controversy Surrounding Video

Photo Credit: Houston Chronicle Oklahoma Sooners’ sophomore running back Joe Mixon has declared for the 2017 NFL Draft amid the controversy surrounding him in regards to a 2014 video of him striking a woman from that was recently made public. Mixon was considered among the top contenders to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy award had he decided to stay in college for another season. Mixon, 20, … Continue reading Joe Mixon Declares for NFL Draft Amid Controversy Surrounding Video

Re-Assigning Teams for the New Year’s Six Bowls

Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: These are not official rankings, instead they are what I believe that the rankings should look like as of right now following bowl season.   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0) vs.  #4 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-3)   College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl … Continue reading Re-Assigning Teams for the New Year’s Six Bowls

Top 25 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

Photo Credit: NOLA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Statistics from the 2016 season are included for each player. 25.  /  Malik Zaire, Quarterback, Undetermined (Likely Wisconsin Badgers or North Carolina Tar Heels) Statistics: 11/23 (47.8% completion percentage), 122 passing yards, 1 passing touchdown, 20 rush attempts, 34 rushing yards Statistics*: 26/40 (65.0% completion percentage), 428 passing yards, 4 passing touchdowns, 19 rush attempts, 103 rushing yards *=statistics are from the 2015 season with … Continue reading Top 25 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (January 2nd)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) January 2nd Bowl Games Record: 2-2 Bowl Games Record: 23-18 2016 Season Record: 226-76 Outback Bowl  #17 Florida Gators (9-4) vs.  Iowa Hawkeyes (8-5) Date/Time: Monday, January 2nd, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida Score: Florida wins, 30-3   Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic  #15 Western Michigan Broncos (13-1) vs.  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (11-3) Date/Time: Monday, January 2nd, 2017, at … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (January 2nd)

January 2nd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (14-0)  Baylor Bears (13-0), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (14-1), -1 Kansas Jayhawks (12-1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (14-0), +2 Kentucky Wildcats (11-2), +2  Duke Blue Devils (12-2), -2  West Virginia Mountaineers (12-1), +2  Florida State Seminoles (14-1), +8 Virginia Cavaliers (11-2), +1 Louisville Cardinals (12-2), -5  Creighton Bluejays (13-1) North Carolina Tar Heels (12-3), -4 … Continue reading January 2nd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 31st)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 31st Bowl Games Record: 3-1 Bowl Games Record: 21-16 2016 Season Record: 224-74 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl  #20 Louisiana State Tigers (8-4) vs.  #13 Louisville Cardinals (9-4) Date/Time: Saturday, December 31st, 2016, at 11:00 AM EST Location: Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida Score: Louisiana State wins, 29-9   TaxSlayer Bowl  Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-4) vs.  Kentucky Wildcats (7-6) Date/Time: Saturday, … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 31st)

Championship Predictions for Every Sport in 2017

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN & CBS Sports (team logos) 2016 was one of the most exciting sports years ever. Who would have guessed that the Villanova Wildcats would win the National Championship the way they did? Who would have guessed that the Denver Broncos would deliver another Super Bowl to Peyton Manning in his last season? No one thought that the Chicago Cubs … Continue reading Championship Predictions for Every Sport in 2017

2016 Michigan Wolverines: The Team that Could’ve Been

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The 2016 Michigan Wolverines did a lot of good things. When the season started, the opportunities seemed endless. After a loss in the Orange Bowl leaves them at 10-3 on the season, many believe they left a lot on the table. Jim Harbaugh had a lot to look forward to in his 2nd year as the coach of the Wolverines. The team … Continue reading 2016 Michigan Wolverines: The Team that Could’ve Been

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 30th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 30th Bowl Games Record: 4-1 Bowl Games Record: 18-15 2016 Season Record: 221-73 AutoZone Liberty Bowl  Georgia Bulldogs (8-5) vs.  Texas Christian Horned Frogs (6-7) Date/Time: Friday, December 30th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee Score: Georgia wins, 31-23   Hyundai Sun Bowl  #18 Stanford Cardinal (10-3) vs.  North Carolina Tar Heels (8-5) Date/Time: Friday, December 30th, 2016, … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 30th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 29th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 29th Bowl Games Record: 2-1 Bowl Games Record: 14-14 2016 Season Record: 217-72 Birmingham Bowl  South Florida Bulls (11-2) vs.  South Carolina Gamecocks (6-7) Date/Time: Thursday, December 29th, 2016, at 2:00 PM EST Location: Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama Score: South Florida wins, 46-39   Belk Bowl  Arkansas Razorbacks (7-6) vs.  #22 Virginia Tech Hokies (10-4) Date/Time: Thursday, December 29th, 2016, … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 29th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 28th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 28th Bowl Games Record: 2-2 Bowl Games Record: 12-13 2016 Season Record: 215-71 New Era Pinstripe Bowl  #23 Pittsburgh Panthers (8-5) vs.  Northwestern Wildcats (7-6) Date/Time: Wednesday, December 28th, 2016, at 2:00 PM EST Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York Score: Northwestern wins, 31-24   Russell Athletic Bowl  #16 West Virginia Mountaineers (10-3) vs.  Miami (Florida) Hurricanes (9-4) Date/Time: … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 28th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 27th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 27th Bowl Games Record: 1-3 Bowl Games Record: 10-11 2016 Season Record: 213-69 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl  Army Black Knights (8-5) vs.  North Texas Mean Green (5-8) Date/Time: Tuesday, December 27th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas Score: Army wins, 38-31   Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman  #24 Temple Owls (10-4) vs.  Wake Forest … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 27th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 26th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 26th Bowl Games Record: 2-1 Bowl Games Record: 9-8 2016 Season Record: 212-66 St. Petersburg Bowl  Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (6-7) vs.  Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-7) Date/Time: Monday, December 26th, 2016, at 11:00 AM EST Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida Score: Mississippi State wins, 17-16   Quick Lane Bowl  Maryland Terrapins (6-7) vs.  Boston College Eagles (7-6) Date/Time: Monday, December … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 26th)

December 26th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (12-0) California-Los Angeles Bruins (13-0)  Baylor Bears (12-0) Kansas Jayhawks (11-1)  Duke Blue Devils (12-1) Louisville Cardinals (11-1), +2 Gonzaga Bulldogs (12-0) Kentucky Wildcats (10-2), -2 North Carolina Tar Heels (11-2)  West Virginia Mountaineers (11-1) Virginia Cavaliers (10-1)  Creighton Bluejays (12-0)  Butler Bulldogs (11-1) Wisconsin Badgers (11-2)  Purdue Boilermakers (11-2) Indiana Hoosiers (10-2) … Continue reading December 26th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 24th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 24th Bowl Game Record: 0-1 Bowl Games Record: 7-7 2016 Season Record: 210-65 Hawaii Bowl  Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (8-5) vs.  Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (7-7) Date/Time: Saturday, December 24th, 2016, at 8:00 PM EST Location: Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii Score: Hawaii wins, 52-35   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 24th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 23rd)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 23rd Bowl Games Record: 1-2 Bowl Games Record: 7-6 2016 Season Record: 210-64 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl  Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-6) vs.  Old Dominion Monarchs (10-3) Date/Time: Friday, December 23rd, 2016, at 1:00 PM EST Location: Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau Score: Old Dominion wins, 24-20   Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl  Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (9-5) vs.  #25 Navy Midshipmen (9-5) … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 23rd)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 22nd)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 22nd Bowl Game Record: 0-1 Bowl Games Record: 6-4 2016 Season Record: 209-62 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl  Idaho Vandals (9-4) vs.  Colorado State Rams (7-6) Date/Time: Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, at 7:00 PM EST Location: Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho Score:  Idaho wins, 61-50   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 22nd)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 21st)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 21st Bowl Game Record: 1-0 Bowl Games Record: 6-3 2016 Season Record: 209-61 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl  Brigham Young Cougars (9-4) vs.  Wyoming Cowboys (8-6) Date/Time: Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, at 9:00 PM EST Location: Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California Score:  Brigham Young wins, 24-21   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 21st)

Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

Photo Credit: Keeping it Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) As the Chicago Bears prepare for their game on Saturday against the Washington Redskins, they sit at 3-11 on the season and in last place in the NFC North division. The Bears have 18 players on Injured Reserve and 15 of them are starters on both sides of the ball. As the season comes to a … Continue reading Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 20th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 20th Bowl Game Record: 1-0 Bowl Games Record: 5-3 2016 Season Record: 208-61 Boca Raton Bowl  Memphis Tigers (8-5) vs.  Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (11-3) Date/Time: Tuesday, December 20th, 2016, at 7:00 PM EST Location: FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida Score: Western Kentucky wins, 51-31   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 20th)

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 19th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) December 19th Bowl Game Record: 1-0 Bowl Games Record: 4-3 2016 Season Record: 207-61 Miami Beach Bowl  Central Michigan Chippewas (6-7) vs.  Tulsa Golden Hurricane (10-3) Date/Time: Monday, December 19th, 2016, at 2:30 PM EST Location: Marlins Park in Miami, Florida Score: Tulsa wins, 55-10   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Score (December 19th)

December 19th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (11-0) California-Los Angeles Bruins (12-0)  Baylor Bears (11-0) Kansas Jayhawks (10-1)  Duke Blue Devils (10-1) Kentucky Wildcats (10-1), +1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (11-0), +1 Louisville Cardinals (10-1), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (10-2), -3  West Virginia Mountaineers (9-1), +2 Virginia Cavaliers (9-1), +2  Creighton Bluejays (11-0), -1  Butler Bulldogs (10-1), +5 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2) … Continue reading December 19th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 17th)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)) December 17th Bowl Games Record: 3-3 Bowl Games Record: 3-3 2016 Season Record: 206-61 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl  North Carolina Central Eagles (9-3) vs.  Grambling State Tigers (12-1) Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia Score:  Grambling State wins, 10-9   Gildan New Mexico Bowl  Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (6-7) vs.  New … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Scores (December 17th)

Donnel Pumphrey Breaks Career FBS Rushing Yards Record

Photo Credit: Saturday Blitz San Diego State Aztecs’ running back Donnel Pumphrey has broken the all-time FBS rushing yards record. He did it in today’s 34-10 Las Vegas Bowl victory against the Houston Cougars at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pumphrey racked up 115 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown on 19 rush attempts in today’s win. Pumphrey, a senior who has been … Continue reading Donnel Pumphrey Breaks Career FBS Rushing Yards Record

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: CBS Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Included is a list of all of the bowl games this season as well as the date, time, and location of each. Writers Picking Asher Fair – (A)  JD Jensen – (B) Chase Hudson – (C) Clancy Hughes – (D) Ian Blum – (E) Joey Higginbotham – (F) Christian Ormsby – (G) Saj Jain – (H) Jake Scanlon … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Consensus Picks

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Predictions

Photo Credit: TBO (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Included is a list of all of the bowl games this season as well as the date, time, and location of each.   Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl  North Carolina Central Eagles (9-2) vs.  Grambling State Tigers (11-1) Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia Prediction:  Grambling State wins, … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Predictions

First Team All-FBS Offense

Photo Credit: FOX News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  Lamar Jackson, Quarterback, #13 Louisville Cardinals (9-3) Statistics: 220/382 (57.6% pass completion percentage), 3,390 passing yards, 30 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 234 rush attempts, 1,538 rushing yards, 21 rushing touchdowns, 1 solo tackle, … Continue reading First Team All-FBS Offense

Second Team All-FBS Offense

Photo Credit: YouTube (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  DeShaun Watson, Quarterback, #2 Clemson Tigers (12-1) Statistics: 328/486 (67.5% completion percentage), 3,914 passing yards, 37 passing touchdowns, 15 interceptions, 129 rush attempts, 529 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns Running Back … Continue reading Second Team All-FBS Offense

Third Team All-FBS Offense

Photo Credit: Greenville Online (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  Baker Mayfield, Quarterback, #7 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) Statistics: 235/330 (71.2% completion percentage), 3,669 passing yards, 38 passing touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 74 rush attempts, 143 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns Running Back … Continue reading Third Team All-FBS Offense

First Team All-Power Five Offense

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  Lamar Jackson, Quarterback, #13 Louisville Cardinals (9-3) Statistics: 220/382 (57.6% pass completion percentage), 3,390 passing yards, 30 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 234 rush attempts, 1,538 rushing yards, 21 rushing touchdowns, 1 solo tackle, … Continue reading First Team All-Power Five Offense

Second Team All-Power Five Offense

Photo Credit: Cleveland (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  DeShaun Watson, Quarterback, #2 Clemson Tigers (12-1) Statistics: 328/486 (67.5% completion percentage), 3,914 passing yards, 37 passing touchdowns, 15 interceptions, 129 rush attempts, 529 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns Running Back … Continue reading Second Team All-Power Five Offense

Third Team All-Power Five Offense

Photo Credit: Breitbart (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Please note that this list is not official nor was it voted by anyone and it is only what I think this team should look like.   Quarterback  Baker Mayfield, Quarterback, #7 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) Statistics: 235/330 (71.2% completion percentage), 3,669 passing yards, 38 passing touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 74 rush attempts, 143 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns Running Back … Continue reading Third Team All-Power Five Offense

Ranking the Top 10 Teams Not in a Bowl Game

Photo Credit: Rebel Nation – The Magazine (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  Oregon Ducks (4-8) Wins Against:   California-Davis Aggies (3-8)  Virginia Cavaliers (2-10)  Arizona State Sun Devils (5-7)  Utah Utes (8-4)   9.  Oregon State Beavers (4-8) Wins Against:   Idaho State Bengals (2-9)   California-Golden Bears (5-7)  Arizona Wildcats (3-9)  Oregon Ducks (4-8)   8.  California-Los Angeles Bruins (4-8) Wins Against:  Nevada-Las Vegas Rebels (4-8)  Brigham Young … Continue reading Ranking the Top 10 Teams Not in a Bowl Game

NCAA Football Conference Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Tulsa World (featured image), CBS Sports (conference logos), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  Sun Belt Conference Teams Ranked in the Top 25 in the College Football Playoff Rankings: N/A Analysis: Only four of the 11 teams in the Sun Belt Conference have winning records, and none of those four teams are ranked. Only two of those four have fewer than four losses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers and … Continue reading NCAA Football Conference Power Rankings

Early Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Statistics from the 2016 season are included for each player. Players who will likely enter the 2017 NFL Draft are not included, while those who are unlikely to enter the 2017 NFL Draft but still might are included. 15.   Mason Rudolph, Quarterback, Oklahoma State Cowboys Statistics: 262/416 (63.0% completion percentage), 3,777 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 79 rush attempts, 54 rushing … Continue reading Early Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

Jarrett Stidham Commits to Auburn

Photo Credit: KHOU Former Baylor Bears quarterback Jarrett Stidham has announced that he will be transferring to play for the Auburn Tigers in the 2017 season. According to Baylor head coach Jim Grobe, Stidham wanted to move on to another school to play football as a quarterback as a starter instead of as a backup when he made his decision to transfer from Baylor back in … Continue reading Jarrett Stidham Commits to Auburn

December 12th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (10-0) California-Los Angeles Bruins (10-0)  Baylor Bears (8-0) Kansas Jayhawks (9-1)  Duke Blue Devils (10-1) North Carolina Tar Heels (10-1) Kentucky Wildcats (9-1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-0) Indiana Hoosiers (8-1), +2 Louisville Cardinals (9-1), +2  Creighton Bluejays (10-0), -1  West Virginia Mountaineers (8-1), +1 Virginia Cavaliers (8-1), +1 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2), +2 Purdue Boilermakers … Continue reading December 12th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Voting Finishers

Photo Credit: The Onion (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Jabrill Peppers, Linebacker, #6 Michigan Wolverines (10-2) Statistics: 46 solo tackles, 21 assisted tackles, 67 total tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 interception, 1 pass defensed, 21 punt returns, 310 punt return yards, 1 punt return touchdown, 10 kickoff returns, 260 kickoff return yards, 27 rush attempts, 167 rushing yards, 3 rushing touchdowns, 2 receptions, 3 receiving yards 4.  Dede Westbrook, Wide … Continue reading Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Voting Finishers

Lamar Jackson Wins 2016 Heisman Trophy Award

Photo Credit: Cleveland Louisville Cardinals’ quarterback Lamar Jackson has been crowned the winner of this season’s most prestigious award in college football, the Heisman Trophy. He is the sixth quarterback in the last seven years to have been awarded the Heisman Trophy. Jackson, 19, completed 220 of his 382 (57.6% pass completion percentage) for 3,390 passing yards and 30 passing touchdowns along with 9 interceptions this past season as a true sophomore. … Continue reading Lamar Jackson Wins 2016 Heisman Trophy Award

Week 15 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from last week’s power rankings. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the word “NEW” will be placed next to the team’s name when … Continue reading Week 15 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

SportsPress Heisman Trophy Award Voting

Photo Credit: Hookem (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Voting All 11 of SportsPress’s current writers came together to vote for their top 5 Heisman Trophy award candidates. They voted for any players, even those who are not among the official five finalists for the award. 1st place votes count as 5 points, 2nd place votes count as 4 points, 3rd place votes count as 3 … Continue reading SportsPress Heisman Trophy Award Voting

Final 2016 Heisman Trophy Award Predictions

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Jabrill Peppers, Linebacker, #6 Michigan Wolverines (10-2) Statistics: 46 solo tackles, 21 assisted tackles, 67 total tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 interception, 1 pass defensed, 21 punt returns, 310 punt return yards, 1 punt return touchdown, 10 kickoff returns, 260 kickoff return yards, 27 rush attempts, 167 rushing yards, 3 rushing touchdowns, 2 receptions, 3 receiving yards Analysis: Jabrill Peppers is … Continue reading Final 2016 Heisman Trophy Award Predictions

The 12 Games and 2 Plays that Kept Penn State Out of the CFP

Photo Credit: For The Win – USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is the point in the NCAA football season where fans are talking about “what if” this and “what if” that to imagine possible scenarios where there teams would have ended up in a better bowl; in particular, the College Football Playoff (CFP). The one team in particular that this is … Continue reading The 12 Games and 2 Plays that Kept Penn State Out of the CFP

2016 Heisman Trophy Award Finalists

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) The five finalists that received invitations to New York City, New York, on Saturday, December 10th, 2016, for the crowning of the 2016 Heisman Trophy award have been revealed. Here is a list of the five players who were invited.  Lamar Jackson, Quarterback, #13 Louisville Cardinals (9-3) Statistics: 220/382 (57.6% pass completion percentage), 3,390 passing yards, 30 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions, … Continue reading 2016 Heisman Trophy Award Finalists

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#5 through #1)

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Jalen Hurts, Quarterback, #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0) Statistics: 220/337 (65.3% pass completion percentage), 2,592 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 162 rush attempts, 841 rushing yards, 12 rushing touchdowns, 1 solo tackle, 1 total tackle Analysis: Jalen Hurts has emerged as the best freshman quarterback in the entire country, and he led the #1 team in the country … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#5 through #1)

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#10 through #6)

Photo Credit: buckeyeextradispatch.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  D’Onta Foreman, Running Back, Texas Longhorns (5-7) Statistics: 323 rush attempts, 2,028 rushing yards, 15 rushing touchdowns, 7 receptions, 75 receiving yards Analysis: D’Onta Foreman did not have a game this season during which he totaled under 124 rushing yards or 131 scrimmage yards, and he consistently ran all over opposing defenses. He is one of the most consistently dominant running backs … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#10 through #6)

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#15 through #11)

Photo Credit: matiastanea.gr (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 15.  Joe Mixon, Running Back, #7 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) Statistics: 168 rush attempts, 1,183 rushing yards, 8 rushing touchdowns, 32 receptions, 449 receiving yards, 5 receiving touchdowns,  1/1 (100% completion percentage), 26 passing yards, 1 passing touchdown, 4 punt returns, 25 punt return yards, 21 kickoff returns, 494 kickoff return yards, 1 kickoff return touchdown Analysis: Joe Mixon is … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#15 through #11)

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#20 through #16)

Photo Credit: The Morning Call (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 20.   Mitch Trubisky, Quarterback, North Carolina Tar Heels (8-4) Statistics: 281/408 (68.9% completion percentage), 3,468 passing yards, 28 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 79 rush attempts, 270 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns, 1 reception, 8 receiving yards Analysis: Mitch Trubisky is an accurate quarterback that does a well above average job of moving the ball through the air, and he is also somewhat of … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#20 through #16)

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#25 through #21)

Photo Credit: Black Shoe Diaries(featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 25.  Rawleigh Williams III, Running Back, Arkansas Razorbacks (7-5) Statistics: 233 rush attempts, 1,326 rushing yards, 12 rushing touchdowns, 14 receptions, 227 receiving yards, 1 receiving touchdown, 1/1 (100% completion percentage), 1 passing yard, 1 passing touchdown, 2 solo tackles, 2 total tackles Analysis: Rawleigh Williams III had an amazing season in which he totaled 1,553 scrimmage yards … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#25 through #21)

Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#30 through #26)

Photo Credit: UW Dawg Pound (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 30.  Kamryn Pettway, Running Back, #14 Auburn Tigers (8-4) Statistics: 185 rush attempts, 1,123 rushing yards, 7 rushing touchdowns, 2 receptions, 14 receiving yards Analysis: Kamryn Pettway only played in eight games this past season, but that did not stop him from rushing for 1,123 yards on just 185 carries despite playing against tough defenses from teams … Continue reading Top 30 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 14 (#30 through #26)

Isaiah Jones Wraps Up NCAA Football Career On Top

Photo Credit: Orlando Sentinel It has been over a week since the East Carolina Pirates wrapped up their disappointing season with a 37-10 loss to the Temple Owls on Saturday, November 26th, 2016, and with a 3-9 record, they never had a chance to make a bowl game this season. Now that the bowl schedule is official and the Pirates will officially watch the games from … Continue reading Isaiah Jones Wraps Up NCAA Football Career On Top

2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Schedule

Photo Credit: Visit Pasadena (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Included is a list of all of the bowl games this season as well as the date, time, and location of each.   Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl  North Carolina Central Eagles (9-2) vs.  Grambling State Tigers (11-1) Date/Time: Saturday, December 17th, 2016, at 12:00 PM EST Location: Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia   Gildan … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football Bowl Schedule

December 5th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (8-0), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (9-0), +9  Baylor Bears (8-0), +6 Kansas Jayhawks (7-1)  Duke Blue Devils (8-1) North Carolina Tar Heels (8-1), -3 Kentucky Wildcats (7-1), -6 Gonzaga Bulldogs (8-0) Saint Mary’s Gaels (6-0), +3  Creighton Bluejays (8-0) Indiana Hoosiers (7-1), +2 Louisville Cardinals (7-1), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (6-1), NEW, +13 … Continue reading December 5th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Week 14 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Photo Credit: Cleveland (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the only seven teams that I see that still have a legitimate chance at making it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP) when the CFP Selection Committee meets on Sunday, December 4th, 2016.  Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0)  Clemson Tigers (12-1)  Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1)  Washington Huskies (12-1)  Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-2)  Michigan Wolverines (10-2)  Oklahoma … Continue reading Week 14 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Week 14 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from last week’s power rankings. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the word “NEW” will be placed next to the team’s name when … Continue reading Week 14 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Scores

Photo Credit: Talking10 (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes each matchup as well as each team’s updated overall record and conference record. Locations for each game are also included as well as final scores.   American Athletic Conference Championship  #19 Navy Midshipmen (9-3, 7-2) vs.  Temple Owls (10-3, 8-1) Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland Score: Temple wins, 34-10   Atlantic Coast Conference Championship  #3 Clemson … Continue reading NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Scores

Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 14 Record: 5-3 2016 Season Record: 203-57  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0), 54,  #15 Florida Gators (8-4), 16  #3 Clemson Tigers (12-1), 42,  #23 Virginia Tech Hokies (9-4), 35  #4 Washington Huskies (12-1), 41,  #8 Colorado Buffaloes (10-3), 10  #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (11-2), 38,  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-3), 31  #9 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2), 38,  #10 Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-3), 20  #17 … Continue reading Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

Army-Navy Game Preview/Prediction

Photo Credit: FirstAndMonday’s The Army-Navy game is just a week away for both teams suiting up in Baltimore, Maryland. The time of the game is 3:00 PM EST next Saturday, December 10th, 2016.   Army-Navy game history This historic Armed Forces rivalry began in 1890, when the Midshipmen defeated the Black Knights by a score of 24-0. Army and Navy have played each other 118 times, and Navy leads … Continue reading Army-Navy Game Preview/Prediction

College Football Playoff: What We Know Now

Photo Credit: WinView Games Following the #4 Washington Huskies’ blowout win over the #8 Colorado Buffaloes in the Pac-12 Conference championship game, here is what we know about how the College Football Playoff (CFP) field of four teams will likely shape out. “IN” means that the team should be into the CFP, “STILL ALIVE” means that the team still has a chance to get into … Continue reading College Football Playoff: What We Know Now

Washington Claims Pac-12 Championship with Victory over Colorado

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated for Kids The #4 Washington Huskies (12-1, 9-1) are likely headed to their first ever College Football Playoff (CFP) after they demolished the #8 Colorado Buffaloes (10-3, 8-2) in the Pac-12 Conference championship game by a score of 41-10. It is their first Pac-12 Conference title since they shared the title with the Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers in … Continue reading Washington Claims Pac-12 Championship with Victory over Colorado