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15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament

By Nathan Rush, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The best team doesn’t always win the NCAA Tournament. Many of greatest rosters ever assembled failed to cut down the nets in the one-and-done, single-elimination Madness of March. These are the 15 best teams that never won the NCAA Tournament. RELATED: Top 10 Arenas in College Basketball1. 1991 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels(34–1, 18–0 Big West)Coach Jerry TarkanianLost to Duke...

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: 2015 ACC Early Preview

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 ACC conference preview. Has the ACC elevated itself into national prominence with the likes of the SEC and Pac-12? Who are the best quarterbacks in the league and who will start for Florida State? Just how wide open is the Coastal Division? Are Miami and North Carolina the wild cards to watch? Can Duke...

2015 ACC Football Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Never before has scheduling been a bigger issue than the 2014 College Football Playoff. The committee clearly took a stance on Baylor’s weak non-conference matchups and it cost the Bears a chance at the national championship. That shouldn’t ever be the issue in the ACC with Notre Dame and a litany of constant SEC foes dotting the non-conference slate. The balance of power...

ACC's Pre-Spring Top 15 Player Rankings for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The ACC is losing some significant star power with the departure of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley, Louisville safety Gerod Holliman and Miami running back Duke Johnson (just to name a few). All 14 teams in the ACC will be busy this spring filling key personnel question marks for 2015, and the loss of several star players shows why most preseason...

ACC 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. Florida State, Clemson and Georgia Tech are the early favorites to win the ACC in 2015, and each team opens spring ball with plenty of question marks. Who will replace Jameis Winston at quarterback for the...

Ranking the ACC's Football Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 days ago
Recruiting rankings matter. They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the only way to start. In fact, the data backing up the value of recruiting rankings is impenetrable. For example, look at last year’s rosters...

ACC Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services team rankings for the ACC — 247Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN — and created the ACC consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned: Florida State, Clemson and everybody elseIt’s clear who the class of the ACC was in 2015 recruiting. The Seminoles and Tigers were...

5 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in ACC for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
Attrition and finding replacements for departed players are a key aspect of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may look for answers in the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster waiting for his turn to step into the starting lineup. Regardless of how the player is replaced, all-conference and All-...

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 days ago
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season. Florida State dominated the ACC over the last two...

Sun Bowl battle pits Duke against Arizona State

By The Sports Network, 4 months 16 hours ago
El Paso, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Duke Blue Devils and Arizona State Sun Devils will conclude their 2014 seasons on Dec. 27, as they meet up at Sun Bowl Stadium to take part in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. David Cutcliffe's Blue Devils are taking part in their third straight postseason event after finishing the regular season at an impressive 9-3, including a second-place finish in the ACC's...