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College Basketball Weekend Preview: Top 10 Games and Predictions

Key games will shape conference races in the Big East, SEC
College Basketball Weekend Preview: Top 10 Games and Predictions

This weekend of college basketball may be a key lesson in the important of matchups in college basketball.

 

Let’s start with Duke: A team that’s had trouble with stopping opposing guards. Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant knows first hand and would like to again prove that guards like him are Blue Devil Kryptonite.

 

Then there’s Villanova, a team that’s made easy work most of its Big East schedule but lost in a blowout to Georgetown. Does John Thompson III hold the key to beating up on Nova? The Wildcats will find out.

Ohio State Fan Gets Urban Meyer, Woody Hayes and Archie Griffin Tattooed on Arm

This Buckeye fan isn't shy about showing his love of Ohio State.
Ohio State Fan Gets Urban Meyer, Woody Hayes and Archie Griffin Tattooed on Arm

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott recently showed off an awesome tattoo celebrating the Buckeyes’ national championship win. And now a fan of Ohio State (Kevin Alexander) has added to the offseason artwork with an impressive tattoo of current coach Urban Meyer, former coach Woody Hayes and two-time Heisman winner Archie Griffin.

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

Which freshmen could have the biggest impact?
College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

College football’s 2015 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Prospects from across the nation and for all 128 FBS programs inked a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which should provide all coaches with a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season.

 

How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

How did the new coaches perform on Signing Day?
How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. And recruiting isn’t just a one-month exercise, as coaches are essentially on the trail all year for multiple classes.

 

College Football 2015 Team Recruiting Rankings

Nick Saban is once again the king of the recruiting trail.
2015 Consensus Team Recruiting Rankings

It's starting to get boring — although, the 2015 recruiting national championship race was closer than it has been in years. 

 

National Signing Day 2015 Winners and Losers

Gus Malzahn and Auburn were big winners on Signing Day
National Signing Day 2015: Winners and Losers

National Signing Day 2015 is (mostly) over and Alabama is once again the champion of the recruiting trail, according to ESPN and 247Sports. In fact, it's almost boring how good Nick Saban and Alabama has been at luring talent to Tuscaloosa, landing their fifth consecutive recruiting championship.

 

Programs like Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State and Clemson all signed elite top 10 classes but were mostly inactive on National Signing Day. That wasn't the case in the state of Florida, out West in the Pac-12 or down on the Plains.

 

These 11 Teams are About to End NCAA Tournament Droughts

Get ready to welcome back some old faces in March Madness
These 11 College Basketball Teams are About to End NCAA Tournament Droughts

The NCAA Tournament can be something like a big family reunion, gathering names and faces we haven’t seen in years.

 

As always, this year’s Tournament will have its share of long lost faces we may have had fond memories of in the last few decades.

 

A former national champion (Maryland) expects to be back as do three other Final Four teams from recent years (Butler and West Virginia) and a one-time Cinderella (Northern Iowa).

 

Florida Basketball Searches for Answers, Finds the NIT

After three Elite Eights and a Final Four, the Gators are destined to miss the NCAA Tournament
Florida Basketball Searches for Answers, Finds the NIT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For most of Tuesday’s game at Vanderbilt, Florida coach Billy Donovan appeared to operate at a simmer.

 

He spent stretches of the second half seated in his folding chair on the Florida bench at the baseline. At least twice, he slouched back into his seat while Florida played defense on the far end of Memorial Gym.

 

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