CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 27: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers drops back to pass during the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Top 10 Non-Conference Games for ACC in 2015

The 2015 football schedule was unveiled on Thursday for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the ACC will play more teams from Power 5 conferences than any other league in America. Though maligned for much of the season in 2014, the ACC went 8-5 against other power conferences during the regular season and ACC champion Florida […]

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Ohio State Goes as D’Angelo Russell Does

D’Angelo Russell’s shoulders are not that broad, but as the ultimate barometer for Ohio State, Russell is certainly carrying his team. The Buckeyes go as Russell does, and their success will be determined by how far one of the top freshmen in the country can propel Thad Matta’s troops. The stats are clear. Russell’s 19.4 […]

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Who is the Best Point Guard In The Big 12?

The Big 12 is the best conference in college basketball this season. The league has an average KenPom rating of .8507, by far the best in the country. 8 of the 10 teams in the league are in the KenPom top 50, and 9 are in the top 100. Perhaps it’s no coincidence, then, that […]


Grant’s Tomb: It’s Time For Alabama Basketball To Move On

The circumstances under which Anthony Grant became the head basketball coach at the University of Alabama are, weirdly enough, the very reasons why the Crimson Tide need to start fresh with a new basketball coach at season’s end. Following a loss at home on Tuesday night to Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators, it’s clear […]

Rooms for Charlottesville hotels cheaper than tickets to Virginia-Duke

The Virginia Cavaliers have proven that they are again one of the most dominant programs in the NCAA, going 19-0 to start off the 2014-2015 season.  Coming off of last season’s Sweet Sixteen run, where they fell to Michigan State in a heart breaker, Virginia had high expectations for this season.  So far they have […]


Bubble Nation: Which Teams Are Most Squarely On The Bubble?

It’s January 27. Super Bowl week also marks the run-up to college basketball insanity. League titles for the most part will be won or lost in the month of February. Contenders and pretenders will show themselves with road wins and home losses. It’s part of what makes the sport so much fun. A large part […]

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Taking Stock: Players Who Won And Lost At the Senior Bowl

With fewer underclassmen declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft, what better way to see what this class has to offer than at the Senior Bowl on Saturday? The game produced several strong performers, but as most know, it is the performance through the week at practice for the scouts that makes or breaks an NFL […]


Orange Anxiety: The Acute Need For Syracuse To Produce

One of the central emergent themes in this college basketball season — one which will continue to merit attention in the coming weeks — is that a lot of big-name programs are in trouble relative to making the NCAA tournament. The two teams that played in the first national semifinal at last year’s Final Four, […]


Winning Time In The ACC: A Big Week Arrives For A High-Profile Conference

It’s good on a number of levels that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski notched his 1,000th victory on Sunday, in a non-conference game against St. John’s. The win occurred outside the realm of the ACC. It served as a stand-alone event removed from the league race. The seminal achievement in the history of college basketball could […]


The Top 5 College Basketball Stories From Saturday, January 24

A total of 137 games were played on Saturday. What five stories emerged from the pack? Here they are: * 5 – DAVIDSON AND DAYTON AVOID BAD LOSSES There is a difference between a quality win and a bad loss, between making a tangible gain and avoiding a huge step backward. For the Davidson Wildcats […]