Month: December 2019

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Crossroad Classic: What we learned

Butler: The Bulldogs are for real. In defeating the Purdue Boilermakers, Butler showed a level of toughness and concentration needed to compete for a BIG East title. Head Coach LaVall Jordan demonstrated that in the post game press conference by stating the teams goal of limiting teams to less than 60 points. He was somewhat …

Bracket update: Dec. 18th

The new NET rankings came out this week. The release always revives the discussion of how teams are selected and what metrics are used. Here is one thing for certain. The NET, although still flawed, is better than the RPI. Remember that the NET is not a standings board where the top four teams are …

Week 15 NFL Game of the Week

Titans vs Texans Titans 31-24 The Titans are making a statement in their race to make the playoffs and with there win last week, they are in control of their fate for this season. If they can win out they will win the AFC South and most likely knock the Texans out of a playoff …

Early takeaways of the college basketball season

Quite simply, basketball is back in full swing. As the Lakers and Bucks dominate in the pros, the 351 Division 1 college basketball teams have progressed through the first month of their season. Between the ACC-Big Ten Challenge,  the Maui Invitational, and the random matchups that make up the non-conference portion of the schedule, we …

Ohio State – 12/9/19

This week’s “Team of the Week” award goes to the #3 Ohio State Buckeyes. Ohio State started the week with a monstrous blowout of then-#7 North Carolina, a 25 point win that showcased Ohio State’s dominance on the court. Four days later, the Buckeyes hosted Penn State at home, where they put up triple digits …

Week 14 NFL Pick-Em

Colts vs Buccaneers Buccaneers 38-17 This is going to be one of the more lopsided games in my opinion. Buccaneers so far this season I’ve had one of the highest power offenses in the league and when Jameis Winston is throwing the ball well that whole offense is working. on the flip side effects when …

Bracket U: December 5th bracket update

In this episode we briefly discuss our thoughts on the December 5th bracket we produced. We talk the top seeds and a few teams that have surprised us both positively and negatively. Our student podcasters also share their thoughts on the NFL.

Early Bubble talk

We are one month into the new men’s college basketball season and a lot has happened already. Officially the NET ranking that is used as the main sorting tool for the selection committee has not been released yet. Even when it is released it will be way too early to really make any solid bracket …

Upset of Duke Leads to over 150K in GoFundMe for Dorian Relief

There were less than 3 seconds left in the Stephen F. Austin and Duke game, Lumberjack guard Nathan Bain was on a breakaway layup, looked up at the clock, and sprinted towards his goal. Before the beginning of the Tuesday night game, no one could predict that within the next 2.7 seconds of overtime, Bain …

Michigan – 12/2/2019

This week’s “Team of the Week” award goes to the Michigan Wolverines. In the annual Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, Michigan began its run to the top of the AP rankings when they beat Power-5 school Iowa State in the first round. The magic started the next day, though, when Michigan beat the North Carolina Tarheels …