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Despite the loss of three senior starters, Cincinnati appears well fortified to make a run at its seventh straight NCAA Tournament under Mick Cronin.   For a while last spring, it appeared as if Cronin, a Cincinnati native, was prepared to...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
In Year 1 of the Steve Prohm era in Ames, the former Murray State head coach inherited a veteran roster but also a nearly impossible situation. In a small town, replacing a guy commonly known as “The Mayor” is a difficult task. However...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Darrell Hazell
Purdue is the second Power 5 team to make an in-season coaching change in 2016, as Darrell Hazell was fired on Sunday following the Boilermakers loss to Iowa. Hazell came to Purdue after a successful 16-10 stint at Kent State, including an 11-3...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama handled Tennessee to remain unbeaten, LSU used a strong second half to pull away from Southern Miss, Arkansas knocked off Ole...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Zach Cunningham
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Sam Darnold
So it turns out that this year wasn’t the year for Colorado. Though valiant in their efforts against USC last week, the Buffalos came up short when it mattered most and settled for field goals instead of touchdowns. Due to injury, Colorado...
Josh Webb
7 months ago
J.T. Barrett
A potential preview of the Big Ten Championship Game is on tap Saturday night, as Ohio State puts its unbeaten record on the line in a tough road environment in Madison against Wisconsin. Thanks to Big Ten realignment, these two teams and...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Joshua Dobbs
The Third Saturday in October is meaningful once again, as Tennessee and Alabama meet for a potential preview of the SEC Championship Game this Saturday in Knoxville. This is the first meeting between the Crimson Tide and Volunteers where both...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Saint Mary’s won 29 games a year ago, beat Gonzaga twice in the regular season for the first time since 1995, captured the West Coast Conference regular-season title and led the nation in field goal percentage and assist-to-turnover ratio....
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Archie Miller has become one of the hottest young coaches in the game after leading the Flyers to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Dayton earned a share of the A-10 regular-season title despite dealing with the suspension of...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Jamaal Williams
BYU (3-3) returns home after a dominating 31-14 victory over Michigan State a week ago on the banks of the red cedar in East Lansing.   Mississippi State (2-3) travels west for the first time since 2002 (loss at Oregon) and is reeling...
Mitch Harper
7 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
The Week 7 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Tennessee, Ohio State-Wisconsin and Notre Dame-Stanford. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
7 months ago
Maybe no team in the country had its season short-circuited as quickly as the Rhode Island Rams last November.   Just 10 minutes into a season-opening win over American, star guard E.C. Matthews crumpled to the floor in a heap while making a...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Replacing a first-round draft pick after falling short of the NCAA Tournament isn’t as big a worry as it may appear.   Leonard Hamilton reloaded again with a recruiting class that ranks among the top 15 nationally for the second...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
The hot seat watch in 2016-17 could focus on two conferences in particular.   The Big Ten and SEC both have coaches who need to perform right away. Some are coaches who have exceled at a mid-major level (Mike Anderson at Arkansas, John Groce...
Mitch Light
7 months ago
This offseason turned out to be a good time for non-blue bloods to be in the market for a new coach.   Few major power programs waded into the coaching carousel. One of college basketball’s most historically proud programs hired a new...
David Fox
7 months ago
The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the...
John Gworek
7 months ago
Scott Satterfield
The Sun Belt’s midweek October slate continues on Wednesday night, as Appalachian State hits the road for a matchup against UL Lafayette. The Mountaineers were the overwhelming favorite in the Sun Belt this preseason and maintain that edge...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The first six weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
For the third consecutive year, Duke and Kentucky are ranked first and second nationally in the recruiting rankings. The team that’s No. 1 and the team that’s No. 2 seems to change from year to year, but the point stands.   No...
David Fox
7 months ago
This isn’t a new concept for any who has followed college basketball in recent years, but transfers can change the entire complexion of a season.   Just ask Syracuse. The Orange had been hurting from the departure of three key players...
David Fox
7 months ago
It would only be fitting if the Oregon Ducks showed up to their next game wearing uniforms modeled after Spanish matadors to honor the “olé” defense they have been playing thus far this season.   Under the watchful eye of former...
Jim Weber
7 months ago
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”...
David Fox
7 months ago
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...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago

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