Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
Chicago is still searching for answers on the last line of defense.
Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.
Notre Dame checks in at No. 17.
Can the Big Ten finally produce a national champion again? Ohio State has the talent.
Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton’s Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
Baylor will face the Kentucky-Indiana winner in Sunday’s South Regional final.
It’s difficult enough to hire the right basketball coach at Illinois, without choosing to limit the field of candidates beforehand.
Northwestern knew it would be more difficult against Baylor. It was tougher than the Wildcats imagined.
Mikel Leshoure isn’t sure whether he’ll declare for the NFL draft or return to Illinois for his senior season.
It’s been a streaky season for the Illini. And as much as the Illini would like to cap their up and down season, the dynamic Baylor offense could stand in their way.