1. The All-European Team in College Basketball in 2016-17

    The globalization of basketball isn't just an NBA thing, as anyone who closely follows college basketball will tell you...

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  2. The Most Versatile Offensive Weapons in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Being a great scorer is one thing, but the best offensive players in college basketball contribute to the production in multiple ways...

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  3. Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The lone unbeaten team left in college basketball remained that way. Fifth-ranked Gonzaga rolled to a 79-56 home win over No. 21 Saint Mary's on Saturday night in a battle of top West Coast Conference teams...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 7,207 reads 6 comments

  4. College Basketball Players Opposing Fans Love to Hate in 2016-17

    Many college basketball fans are incredibly loyal to a particular team, often one from a school they attended or the community they live in...

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  5. Midseason 2016-17 All-America Teams for College Basketball

    We've reached the midpoint of the 2016-17 college basketball season, with the NCAA tournament only about two months away. That means it's time to take stock of what we've seen so far, which also involves singling out the best players in the game to date..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 21,485 reads 70 comments

  6. Duke Missing Amile Jefferson More Than Coach K After Loss to Florida State

    The loss wasn't a certainty until Tuesday night, but the groundwork for Duke's 88-72 defeat at Florida State was laid a few days earlier when its best interior defender limped off the court...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 4,375 reads 26 comments

  7. College Basketball's Most One-Dimensional Teams This Season

    Balance is what we all strive for in life, not being too reliant or dependent on one thing to the point where we're lacking too much in other areas...

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  8. Predicting Which Mid-Major College Basketball Stars Have NBA Futures

    If you're good enough, the NBA is going to find you. Top college basketball players don't need a feature role with a power-conference team to draw the attention of pro scouts, despite ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 18,418 reads 13 comments

  9. Peach Bowl 2016: Washington vs. Alabama Live Playoff Score and Highlights

    Defending national champion Alabama won its 26th straight game in a fashion that's been similar to many results this season, slowly and methodically suffocating its opponent into submission...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 94,044 reads 685 comments

  10. The New Year's Resolution for Every AP Top 25 Team

    2016 hasn't been the greatest of years for many reasons, but in the sports world there has been no shortage of tremendous moments...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 21,984 reads 33 comments

  11. Projecting the Results for a Hypothetical 8-Team College Football Playoff

    On Saturday, we'll get to watch the third edition of the College Football Playoff, a four-team format that is facing its first real bout of criticism this year due to how the selection committee went about picking the semifinalists...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 22,749 reads 91 comments

  12. 2016-17 Pac-12 NCAA Basketball Primer, Power Rankings Heading into League Play

    Now the real work begins. The college basketball season began in mid-November, but so far teams have been able to play who they choose and thus it's hard to gauge who is better than whom...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 8,272 reads 3 comments

  13. Dark-Horse Candidates for 2017 Heisman Trophy

    Lamar Jackson is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, crowned less than two weeks ago. He's only a sophomore, so when he returns next year he'll be the front-runner for a second Heisman — and rightfully so...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 42,874 reads 52 comments

  14. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Holiday Wish List

    They have the best players, have had the best seasons and are in position to finish 2016 on a high note. The top teams in college football have it all, right? Almost...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 5,148 reads 5 comments

  15. Young Kentucky Will Be Tested in Hostile Environment vs. Archrival Louisville

    Kentucky has played games this season in Brooklyn, the Bahamas and Las Vegas in front of crowds of all sizes. But no matter where they play or who they face, one thing has been constant: Big Blue Nation has had a major presence in the stands...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 5,567 reads 37 comments

  16. Each CFB Playoff Team's Odds of Winning It All

    From 128 schools that began the 2016 college football season with hopes of winning a national championship, we're down to just four. That quartet will gather in Atlanta and Glendale, Arizona on Dec...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 13,336 reads 93 comments

  17. 10 College Football Teams That Are the Best at Producing NFL Talent

    Let's face it: college football programs are the unofficial minor leagues for the NFL, a place where upcoming prospects can hone their skills for a few years before being ready to shine in the pros...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 30,964 reads 105 comments

  18. Ranking New College Football Head Coaching Hires

    The college football coaching carousel was up and running rather early this season after LSU fired Les Miles after only four games...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 24,177 reads 31 comments

  19. College Basketball Players Not Living Up to Their Preseason Hype

    Hype is one of those words that gets thrown around in sports to describe any extra attention a player or team might be getting before having the chance to prove worthy...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 21,708 reads 39 comments

  20. Predicting MVPs for Every 2016-17 College Football Bowl Game

    MVP warning: You're entering a safe space where there will be no such talk about there being too many bowl games...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 5,319 reads 13 comments

  21. One Thing We Learned About Each Top 25 College Basketball Team in Opening Month

    More than a month of college basketball is in the books, but is it enough time to definitively judge how the 2016-17 season will go? Nope, but it is quite adequate for the purposes ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 28,499 reads 26 comments

  22. Best Bets for 2016-17 College Football Bowl Season

    Need a little extra scratch to make it through the holidays, or to pay for all those generous gifts you've purchased for family and friends? Have no fear, bowl season is here for those ...

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  23. Grand Canyon Has Found the Secret to Rapid Division I Basketball Success

    PHOENIX — College basketball's top division has 351 members for the 2016-17 season, an increase of nearly 11 percent since 2000...

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  24. 10 Bowl Games with Best 2017 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

    As if you needed another reason to watch bowl games—the fact that they're the last batch of real college football you'll get for another nine months is reason enough—there's ...

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  25. Ranking the 10 Best CFB Bowl Games of the Season

    It's the happiest time of year in college football. The three-plus weeks when bowl games are an almost-daily occurrence as they help get us through the rest of 2016 and the start of 2017...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 18,789 reads 38 comments