Can the Atlantic 10 Make a Difference in March?

It’s the first weekend of March. You might be intimately familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of Virginia, and you might be preparing to size up Kansas without Perry Ellis as the Jayhawks prepare to face Oklahoma. You might know various power-conference teams inside and out. However, what about a league such as the Atlantic […]

Tom Izzo

Bubble Watch: A Huge Weekend Arrives for the Big Ten

Because it seems that about half of the Big Ten Conference has found itself located firmly on the bubble, this weekend’s schedule provides some very tantalizing games. Bubble games might not feature the best teams, but they bring the most drama to the conclusion of the regular season, leading into the conference tournaments. The Big […]


A Glimpse at the Big 12 quarterbacks of 2015

With a couple of notable exceptions, the Big 12 quarterback class of 2014 failed to light the world on fire like some of it’s predecessors. Bryce Petty and Trevone Boykin were dynamic, but beyond those two stars was a mishmash of the good, the mediocre and the forgettable. In 2011, the Big 12 had four […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 11:  Tyler Haws #3 of the Brigham Young Cougars is fouled as he drives against Gary Bell Jr. #5 and Kevin Pangos #4 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the championship game of the West Coast Conference Basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on March 11, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gonzaga won 75-64.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bubble Breakdown: Boise State, Davidson Assume New Positions

The regular season will come to a close this weekend, and life for teams on the bubble is very fragile. Key developments this week within mid-major conferences have shrunk the number of bubble spots, and at this point in the season, one game can make or break a team’s NCAA hopes. Teams in all caps […]

Chasson Randle, C.J. Wilcox, Shawn Kemp, Jr.

Bubble Dominoes: Why Stanford, LSU, UCLA, and Texas A&M Are Worried

It doesn’t happen every spring, but it does happen every March, just before the seasons officially change: A plot twist in the middle section of a power-conference race puts a bubble team in even bigger trouble. Hmmm — why this focus on the “middle section” of a conference race? What could be the point of […]


NJIT’s Feel-Good Story Is Masking Some Unpleasant Truths

In one of the better and more heartwarming stories of the college basketball season, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been invited to play in its first Division I postseason tournament, the CIT. The Postseason Tournament, which is like the distant, non-blood relative to the NCAA Tournament and only cousins with the NIT […]


The Rasheed Sulaimon Sexual Assault Accusations Reveal An Ugly Truth

Thanks to some great reporting from the Duke Chronicle, more and more information is coming to the light concerning Rasheed Sulaimon being accused of sexually assaulting two different women. The details that have been reported are troubling, confusing to some, and are part of a situation that should be played out over the course of a […]

CFB Wes Lunt

A Glimpse of the Big Ten Quarterbacks of 2015

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Big Ten quarterback discussion, you say? Let’s get weird. The best quarterback in a Big Ten stadium this upcoming year might be a head coach, and the best guy that’s actually going to throw the ball was a third stringer about this time last year, hopelessly buried on the depth […]

Shaka Smart

Bubble Viewer’s Guide: The End Of The Regular Season

With the conference tournaments looming, bubble teams are looking to make some final impressions in the regular season. Here are some mid-week games to watch: TUESDAY Ole Miss at Alabama: With both of these teams on the bubble (and yes, Alabama is on the bubble, albeit the periphery), both need this win badly. Alabama needs […]


A Glimpse at the Pac-12 Quarterbacks of 2015

The Pac-12 is known as a conference full of high powered offenses and that starts at the quarterback position. In 2014, the Pac-12 boasted Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota but the conference was very deep in QB talent. Cody Kessler, Brett Hundley, Sean Mannion, Connor Halliday and Anu Solomon are just some of the names […]