Author: Joe Perry

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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 …

Purdue falls at home to wrap up disappointing season

Expectations were high for Purdue football this year. With Coach Brohm coming back for his third year and All-American Rondale Moore entering his sophomore year, it looked like Purdue would finally be able to accrue their first winning regular-season since 2007. However, that plan went awry from the start, as Nevada hit a 56-yard, game-winning …

Game of the Week — Week 12

vs. Last week, we saw LSU triumph in a road win over Alabama. Last week, we also saw the national spotlight intensify on the SEC, as the biggest question for the rest of the season is whether that juggernaut of a conference can still get two teams into the CFP. However, what got largely overlooked …

Texas edges out Purdue in tough non-conference matchup

After fighting their way to the Elite Eight last season, the 2019-2020 Boilermakers debuted on Wednesday night with a blowout 79-57 win over Green Bay at home. With Carson Edwards’ departure for the NBA during the offseason, senior transfer Jahaad Proctor appeared ready to fill the gap, grabbing 5 rebounds to accompany his team-high 26 …

Game of the Week — Week 11

vs. Finally! After weeks of dominating conference play, #2 LSU will face off against #3 Alabama in what could not only decide the SEC West but could also potentially be a preview of the national championship. Both of these teams have taken the highly competitive SEC by storm, building both CFP resumes and Heisman cases …

AAC: Preview

The prevalence of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) has grown over the past few years. Since Connecticut’s championship in 2011, teams like Wichita State, Memphis, and Houston have joined the Huskies on the national stage. This year, expect about 5 teams to contend for spots in the NCAA tournament. Teams that will be in Memphis …

ACC: Preview

Coming off of a season where the conference featured three #1 seeds, three of the top four NBA draft selections, and the national champion, the ACC is looking to be extremely competitive. The conference is likely to get between 9-11 teams into the annual March Madness bracket, with a few already aiming for #1 seeds. …

Game of the Week — Week 10

vs. As the calendar turns to November, we are starting on the last stretch of the season. It has already become evident which teams are in contention for conference championships, which teams are in contention for a bowl game, and which teams will make headlines if they simply pull off a win. As the Pac-12 …