Author: Joe Perry

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Big Ten Preview

Team To Beat Michigan State 22-9 (14-6) The Spartans heated up at the end of the season, going 5-0 with wins against the Big Ten’s best teams. If Cassius Winston is on, the Spartans are going to be near impossible to take down. Contenders Maryland 24-7 (14-6) The Terrapins have two separate 9 game win …

Big East Preview

Team To Beat Villanova 24-7 (13-5) In the loaded Big East, the Wildcats have earned wins against many great teams and earned a share of the regular season title. They enter the tournament on a 2 game win streak. Contenders Creighton 24-7 (13-5) Creighton took part in a three way tie with Villanova and Seton …

Conference-USA Preview

Team To Beat North Texas 20-11 (14-4) Allowing only 63 points per game, the Mean Green’s defense has shut opponents down this season. Contenders Louisiana Tech 22-8 (13-5) With a win over a Power 5 opponent and having beat North Texas in the head-to-head scoring margin, the Bulldogs pose the biggest threat to North Texas. …

Big Sky Preview

Team To Beat Eastern Washington 22-8 (15-4) The Eagles’ ability to win on the road has allowed them to clinch the top of the division. Contenders Montana 18-12 (14-5) The Grizzlies have defeated Eastern Washington twice this season. Northern Colorado 21-9 (14-5) Northern Colorado’s defense will give them an opportunity to win the conference. Upset …

Big 12 Preview

Team To Beat Kansas 28-3 (17-1) The Jayhawks have not lost since a Jan. 11 meeting with Baylor. They’re hot and definitely the team to beat in March. Contenders Baylor 26-4 (15-3) Baylor has been alongside Kansas at the top of the rankings. It would be a huge surprise to see anyone other than these …

ACC Preview

Team To Beat Florida State 26-5 (16-4) The Seminoles have established themselves as not just a conference favorite, but a national contender. Contenders Duke 24-6 (14-5) Despite upsets against Stephen F. Austin and Wake Forest, Duke has produced yet another great team. Louisville 24-7 (15-5) The Cardinals had a bumpy ending to the regular season …

SWAC Preview

Team To Beat Prairie View A&M 18-13 (14-4) The Panthers, buoyed by a perfect home record, have dominated conference play this season. Contenders Southern 16-15 (13-5) The Jaguars are on a 7 game winning streak, highlighted by an overtime victory against Prairie View A&M. Upset Alert Jackson State 14-17 (11-7) Riding a 4 game win …

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 …

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 …