It’s 8:45 a.m. on a Friday in Indianapolis, and Michael Kaltenmark is whipping around the Butler University campus in a 2014 Ford Transit. He and his passengers have a busy schedule to keep, so he disregards the “permit required” sign in a parking spot adjacent to new student registration for the fall semester.
Unless the Butler PD is looking to be shamed on social media, officers will pocket their parking tickets and move along.
The 2016-17 Athlon Sports college basketball All-America team is full of surprises.
First, the easiest pick for the first team is a Duke player who elected to return to school rather than go to the NBA Draft. That’s right, top players staying to become veterans at Duke — like Grayson Allen did — is becoming a bit of a rarity in Durham.
Second, there are three Pac-12 players on the first team and none of them play for Arizona or UCLA (Don’t worry, the Bruins are represented elsewhere).
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. Florida State extended its winning streak against Miami to seven, Clemson easily defeated Boston College on Friday night, NC State beat Notre Dame in a rain-soak atmosphere, while Virginia Tech scored a huge victory over North Carolina.
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Texas A&M edged Tennessee in an overtime thriller, Alabama dominated Arkansas, Florida State escaped Miami with its seventh win in a row in this series, while Washington snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oregon with a 70-21 blowout victory over the Ducks.
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 6 in college football.
- The SEC schedule once again dominates the national headlines. Tennessee visits Texas A&M while Arkansas hosts Alabama. (And for good measure, what we thought would've happened had LSU and Florida played.
Life comes at you fast. The same can be said about any college football season. One week the nation is buzzing about you being a College Football Playoff contender and then a few weeks later, the buzz is now saying your season is a lost cause.
Alabama puts its No. 1 ranking and spot atop the SEC West on the line Saturday night, as Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide hits the road for a trip to Fayetteville and a matchup against Arkansas. The Razorbacks are looking for a marquee win under coach Bret Bielema and hope the hostile crowd at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium can help to derail Alabama’s perfect record in 2016.
Tennessee has crossed two major hurdles in recent weeks with victories over Georgia and Florida, but the schedule won’t get any easier for the Volunteers with a trip to College Station against Texas A&M this Saturday. This is the first meeting between the Aggies and Volunteers as members of the SEC.