Mon. Dec 17th, 2018

Michigan vs. Ohio State: Why the Buckeyes Will Pull Away with a Win

Ohio State faces the Michigan Wolverines in Columbus for one of the biggest games of the college football season. The winner of this matchup on Saturday will likely win the Big Ten Championship and secure a spot in the College Football Playoff. The Wolverines have been hot lately, and the Buckeyes are still trying to make a run at a Playoff spot after their loss at Purdue. The spread has Michigan as the favorite to win by 4.5, but Ohio State will surely give the Wolverines a battle at home. (more…)

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College Football Rivalry Week Picks: Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida, and More!

Uh… I went 1-7-2 last week, that brings my record to 87-72 on the year which is tough after starting off so hot. But nonetheless we shall bounce back on rivalry week!
Colorado State At Air Force -14: Colorado State is coming off a heartbreaking loss to Utah State after a potential game winning touchdown was taken off the board because of an illegal touching penalty. Now that Colorado State team has to play a triple option attack on a short week? I like Air Force to absolutely roll in this one due to limited motivation from the Rams defense. Continue Reading!

Kansas, Gonzaga, and Tennessee Pose the Biggest Threat to Knock off Duke

The Duke Blue Devils were more than impressive in their opener against #2 Kentucky, beating them by 34, and scoring 118 points. Their star freshmen, RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish, and Tre Jones, lived up to the hype. No freshmen scaries for this crew, as Barrett had 33, Zion with 28, and Reddish had 22. This Duke team is disgusting, and they play like seasoned veterans. So, can anyone beat the Dukies? Continue Reading!

Recapping Week 2 of College Basketball: The Big Ten’s Big Week, Holiday Tournament Previews, and More!

The Big Ten’s Big Week

Over the last seven days the Big Ten has looked like they’re as good as any conference in the nation.  They got a chance to prove this thanks to the Gavitt Tipoff Games and the 2K Empire Classic.  Just in the last seven days, Wisconsin won at Xavier, Michigan dominated at Villanova, Indiana beat Marquette, Nebraska beat Seton Hall, Iowa beat Oregon and UConn, and Ohio State won at Creighton.  There are currently twelve Big Ten teams in the KenPom top 50, the next closest conference is the ACC with nine.  The Big Ten is making a very strong case as the best conference in college basketball, all they are missing is one really good team atop the conference.  Michigan is currently the highest rated by KenPom with a +21.79 adjusted efficiency margin, which is good for ninth in the nation.  The ACC has a clear lead in that department with three of the KenPom top four.  This has been a huge week for the conference and they will look to build on it with some Holiday Tournament wins. Continue Reading!