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2011-12 Athlon Sports Preaseason Top 25 Click on each team for their preview 1. North Carolina 2. Kentucky 3. Ohio State 4. Connecticut 5. Syracuse 6. Duke 7. Vanderbilt 8. Louisville 9. Florida 10. Pittsburgh 11. Baylor...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With nine weeks in the book, it's time to take a look at how teams project to the postseason. There's going to be a lot of changes over the next couple of weeks, especially as teams battle just...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 9 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Cincinnati (6-1) – The Bearcats remain atop the Big East power rankings for the second week...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the most important things to take away from this weekend. Winners Boston College – The Eagles kept their slim bowl hopes alive...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 9 1. Week 9 could go a long ways in determining the SEC East champ. South Carolina shares a 4-1 record with Georgia, but defeated the Bulldogs in the second...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim will bring one of his most experienced teams into his 36th campaign. The Orange will feature four returning starters along with several reserves who played key roles off the bench last season. In addition, Boeheim has...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Expectations remain the same as previous seasons for the defending national champion UConn Huskies. “To make the NCAA Tournament and go as deep as we can,” coach Jim Calhoun says. “That’s exactly what I said last year. Actually, we went pretty...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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It's prediction time as we look into our crystal ball for the Big East's 2011-2012 season and predict who will come out on top and get individual honors. BIG EAST 2011-12 PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH 1. Connecticut This edition of the Huskies...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Few programs reflect the way the expectations game works in college basketball today better than Rick Pitino’s University of Louisville program. Big East coaches picked the Cardinals to finish eighth last season. They came in third. Twice,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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The greatest sport in the world is under assault from many different sides. Conference realignment talk has replaced conversation about who’s number one. Cheating coaches are ruining their schools’ reputations and jeopardizing future success. And...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Is it “Final Four or Bust” for Jamie Dixon and his Pittsburgh basketball program? Hardly, but the ninth-year coach is aware of an antsy fan base. “I know everyone wants us to win a national championship,” says Dixon, who’s advanced to three Sweet...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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And the beat goes on for Marquette University. Looking for their seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, the Golden Eagles head into the 2011-12 season poised to build on last season’s surprise Sweet 16 appearance. That team relied...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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After playing in the NCAA Tournament last year for the first time since 2005, Cincinnati is now fully healed and ready to retake its place as one of the better programs in the country. Coach Mick Cronin, who was rewarded with a new six-year...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Defections have hit the Big East hard over the last few months and it appears the conference is going to lose another team: West Virginia has decided to leave the Big East for the Big 12. With...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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It seems like most of the recent Big East conversation has revolved around expansion, departures or just remaining a viable league. Meanwhile, the gridiron race to wear the conference crown and go to the BCS has become one of the most exciting...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 8 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Cincinnati (6-1) – Thanks to a 37-34 win over South Florida on Saturday, the Bearcats are...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the most important things to take away from this weekend. Winners Alabama/LSU – As expected, both teams passed their Week 8...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 8 1. Four teams enter Week 8 with one conference loss in the ACC Coastal. Georgia Tech was thought to be in the driver’s seat for the division title, but was...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) At the midpoint of the 2011 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Big East. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year – Greg...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) The the midway point of the 2011 college football in the rearview mirror, so Athlon Sports takes a look at the top must-see games left on the Big East slate.   1. West Virginia vs. Rutgers (Week 9)...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) As we hit the midpoint of the college football season, it's time to take a conference-by-conference look at where things stand in realignment/expansion.  ACC Added: Pittsburgh, Syracuse...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 7 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (5-1) – The Mountaineers did not play in Week 7 and will return to action this...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 7 1. Illinois’ schedule hasn’t been one of the most difficult in the nation this year. However, the Illini are 6-0 and setup for a run at the Big Ten title,...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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December 6, 1982. That was the last time a state of Florida team did not appear in the AP Top 25. The success streak of Sunshine State ended this week, as losses by Florida and Florida State dropped them out of the rankings. The Gators are...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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- By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With the defections of Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the ACC, along with TCU’s decision to join the Big 12, the Big East is in desperation mode when it comes to expansion. Only six teams are...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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