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Big 12 2015 Football Schedule Analysis

The biggest games, easiest schedules, upset specials and more.
2015 Big 12 Football Schedule Analysis

The Big 12 isn’t the best conference in college football but it sure is one of the most entertaining.

 

Baylor-TCU might have been the best game of the year regardless of conference. Oklahoma-TCU wasn’t far behind. Both the Bedlam Series and the Red River Shootout were extremely heated. And any game played in Morgantown felt like it ended in thrilling fashion.

 

Ranking College Basketball's National Champions since 1985

Who is the ultimate champion of champions in March Madness?
Ranking College Basketball's National Champions since 1985

Not all national champions are created equal, especially in college basketball.

 

With 64 teams — and now 68 — competing for a national title, the odds for a random result in the postseason is almost certain.

 

A Very Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2015-16

North Carolina takes a hotly contested to spot ... for now
A Very Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2015-16

A champion has been crowned in college basketball, and while the shining moment will continue in Durham, the rest of the sport is starting to look to 2015-16.

 

Some programs are under more pressure than others in the coming days and weeks. Underclassmen will start to consider the NBA Draft, recruits will commit,  and transfers will come and go.

 

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan Criticizes Officiating in National Championship Game

Duke was 16-of-20 from the free throw line against the Badgers
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan Criticizes Officiating in National Championship Game

In a postgame interview with CBS, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was critical of the officiating in his team's national championship game loss to Duke.

 

In comments to CBS’ Tracy Wolfson, Ryan said the game had more body contact than in any game Wisconsin played all year.

 

National Championship Instant Analysis: Duke 68, Wisconsin 63

Tyus Jones leads Duke freshmen to Blue Devils' fifth championship under Coach K

Duke has needed to answer in tight spots before, but no pressure situation this season was quite like this.

 

The answer was, again, the same. Let Tyus Jones take over. In a rare Duke year ruled by freshmen, the rookies led the way for the Blue Devils’ 68-63 national championship victory.

 

Top 10 Players in the 2015 National Championship Game

Plenty of star power to go around in Indianapolis
The Top 10 Players in the 2015 National Championship Game

How much Duke and Wisconsin can glean from their matchup in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge back in December may be negligible.

 

Some tendencies and stylistic traits may be similar, but consider the personnel. In that meeting in Madison — an 80-70 Duke win — two of the top scorers in the game may not be impact players in Monday night’s national championship game.

 

Masters 2015 Hole-By-Hole Preview: Augusta National

MLB 2015 American League Predictions

Here's how Athlon sees the AL playing out this season
MLB 2015 American League Predictions

MLB 2015 National League Predictions

Here's how Athlon sees the NL playing out this season
MLB 2015 National League Predictions

Opening Day of the 2015 MLB season is here with the San Francisco Giants in place as defending World Series champions for the third time in the last five seasons. There is no lack of National League teams aiming to knock the Giants from their perch, starting in their own division. The NL West was transformed during this offseason thanks to a flurry of trades.

 

2015 Final Four: Every "One Shining Moment" since 1987

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