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The depth of the ACC was nearly on full display in 2016-17. The league produced seven NCAA Tournament teams, six of which ended up in the Sweet 16 and two in the Final Four.   The final AP poll, before the start of the NCAA Tournament,...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Kareem Hunt
Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago is home to the White Sox, but on Wednesday night, the scene shifts to college football, as Northern Illinois hosts Toledo in an intriguing midweek MACtion showdown.   At 3-6, the Huskies are fighting just to...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Paul Chryst
After the first weekend of action in November, the Big Ten’s West Division features three teams – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Nebraska – tied at 4-2 in league play. And with three games remaining, the battle to win this division is...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
The Florida Gators had been an NCAA Tournament fixture and reached the Final Four as recently as 2014 but enter this season having missed the NCAAs in consecutive seasons for just the second time since the 1990s. Mike White, Billy Donovan’s...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Those examining the state of the Georgia men’s basketball program could easily come to a couple of very different conclusions:   Mark Fox, entering his eighth season, has established a steady program, the only one outside of Kentucky...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
This year, Billy Kennedy isn’t making any promises.   A year ago the Texas A&M coach guaranteed the Aggies would reach the NCAA Tournament. He proved true to his word as A&M shared the SEC regular-season championship with...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
As Kentucky continues to find a new roster that can win the SEC, the rest of the SEC is still trying to find its footing.   Perhaps one of the most unlikely of candidates found a way to grab some of the spotlight last season as Texas A&M...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 10 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama once again proved to be the best in college football? What else is there to say...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Zach Terrell
Western Michigan hits the road for the final time in the regular season, as coach P.J. Fleck’s Broncos travel to Ohio to take on Kent State. Western Michigan was the top Group of 5 program in the first College Football Playoff selection...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
For a coach fighting for his job entering the 2015-16 season, Kevin Willard delivered a rather emphatic statement about athletic director Pat Lyons’ widely questioned decision to give him one more season. Seton Hall’s return to...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Henry Ellenson’s short stay in Milwaukee didn’t result in a postseason berth, but he had the best freshman season in Marquette history. However, just because Ellenson is gone to the NBA, it doesn’t mean that the cupboard is bare...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The new-look Big East enjoyed a banner season in 2015-16, proving the reconfigured conference will be able to hang with its football-focused brethren.   Villanova claimed the national championship, but that was only part of the story for the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama's defense and quarterback Jalen Hurts carried the Crimson Tide to a 10-0 victory in Death Valley over LSU, while...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Rushel Shell
It was a tough week for the West Virginia Mountaineers last week. They suffered their first loss of the season and then saw their hopes of getting into the College Football Playoff diminished when they debuted at No. 20 in the initial rankings...
Jeremy Simon
5 months ago
Taysom Hill
A pair of 4-4 football teams looking to become one step closer to bowl eligibility highlights Saturday’s game between BYU and Cincinnati.   Last month both of these programs were hoping to hear they were going to be invited into the...
Mitch Harper
5 months ago
Rawleigh Williams
Arkansas returns to action after a much-needed bye last Saturday, as the Razorbacks host Florida in a critical game for positioning within the SEC. Thanks to Tennessee’s three-game losing streak in league play, the Gators now control their...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Baton Rouge is the epicenter of college football’s Week 10 slate, as Alabama travels to Death Valley to take on LSU in a clash between two of the SEC’s top teams.   The Tigers are rejuvenated behind interim coach Ed Orgeron,...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Tad Boyle came to Colorado in 2010 with the intention of turning the Buffaloes into winners, and he wasn’t looking for a quick fix.   “The challenge with Colorado basketball isn’t to build a successful team; it’s to...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Maybe a season with lowered expectations is just what the Golden Bears need.   “I think we have a chance to be just as good as anybody in the league,” Cal coach Cuonzo Martin says. “On paper, it’s Oregon. After that,...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The Pac-12 is in a better place than it was only a few years ago.   Coaching hires at Arizona, Oregon, Utah, USC, Colorado and Oregon State have improved the league at the top as well as the overall depth and consistency.   And yet...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State and Nebraska were two of the top one-loss teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and Saturday night’s matchup in Columbus will play a big role in how both programs can shape the rest of their 2016 season.  ...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Justin Jackson
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
5 months ago
Lon Kruger’s club is ready, finally, for a facelift. Buddy Hield, Isaiah Cousins and Ryan Spangler started every game over the past three seasons as key cogs for a squad that progressed from simply an NCAA Tournament team into a national...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago

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