1. UNC Basketball: Must-Win Games Remaining on Tar Heels' Schedule

    With its 68-53 win Sunday over Virginia Tech, North Carolina (14-4, 4-1) remains in the upper group of teams fighting for ACC supremacy. Unbeaten Virginia leads the pack at 5-0, while Notre Dame is 5-1 and Syracuse sits at 4-1...

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  2. Arizona Proves It's Still in Pac-12 Driver's Seat in Big Statement Win vs. Utah

    The Pac-12 is the only Division I conference that doesn't lie about the number of teams it has in its name. There's also little confusion about who the league's best team is, either...

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  3. Utah vs. Arizona: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The first battle of Top 10 teams in the Pac-12 since 2008 ended up being a one-sided affair, with No. 10 Arizona dominating in the second half en route to a 69-51 home win over No...

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  4. Projecting Every SEC Team's Quarterback for 2015 Season

    It wasn't a particularly landmark season for SEC quarterback play in 2014. It wasn't horrible, but it fell well short of what we saw from the league's passers in 2013...

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  5. Replacements for Top Players to Declare Early for NFL Draft

    Both Ohio State and Oregon preached a "next man up" philosophy in their runs to the national title game, with backups stepping right in to replace injured or suspended players...

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  6. The Biggest Trap Game for Each AP Top 25 Team in College Basketball

    Getting up for a ranked opponent? No problem. Finding motivation to take on a rival or head into a hostile environment where it's hard to win? No sweat...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 37,955 reads 42 comments

  7. Power Ranking All 128 Teams After the 2015 National Championship

    It ain't over until the final power rankings have come out. An amazing 2014-15 college football season is in the books, with Ohio State coming out of the first four-team playoff to win the national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 141,033 reads 274 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Keys in Showdown vs. Louisville

    A week ago, the upcoming visit to Louisville was looking like a milestone matchup. Now, it's somehow become even bigger—as much of a must-win as Duke has had in years. Following back-to-back losses, including a blowout home setback to Miami (Fla...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 3,654 reads 21 comments

  9. Predicting Every All-Conference Team for 2015 College Football Season

    The undisputed MVP of Ohio State's run to a national title didn't even make his all-conference team. Running back Ezekiel Elliott was only an Honorable Mention choice in the Big ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 62,618 reads 184 comments

  10. Marcus Mariota's College Football Legacy

    The last time we saw Marcus Mariota in one of the many versions of the Oregon Ducks uniform, he was walking off the field at AT&T Stadium having come up short in his quest to bring a national championship to the Pacific Northwest...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 30,089 reads 234 comments

  11. Kentucky Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from SEC Clash vs. Missouri

    Alright, now that was more like it. There's no doubt a good number of Kentucky fans—as well as players and coaches—either said or thought this after the Wildcats romped to an 86-37 home win Tuesday over Missouri...

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  12. Kentucky vs. Missouri: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Top-ranked Kentucky decided two scares was more than enough, as the Wildcats jumped on Missouri early and cruised to an 86-37 home win Tuesday night at Rupp Arena...

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  13. 10 Recruits in 2015 Class Who Have Freakish Measurables

    Statistics and measurements don't guarantee a recruit will be successful, but they sure do make some of those players stand out...

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  14. The Case for Marcus Mariota to Forgo NFL Draft and Stay in College

    Marcus Mariota was willing to trade his Heisman Trophy for a national championship. Would the opportunity to get another crack at that elusive title be worth holding off ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 27,456 reads 85 comments

  15. Lessons Learned from First-Ever College Football Playoff

    The confetti has barely been cleared from the field at AT&T Stadium following Ohio State's victory over Oregon in the national championship game, the first crowned via college football's new playoff system...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 54,630 reads 173 comments

  16. The Best Players on Bad College Basketball Teams in the 2014-15 Season

    The solar system has stars all over, not just in the power-conference galaxies. Sometimes, you have to look a little farther out into the college basketball universe to find some extra bright ones...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 20,502 reads 12 comments

  17. College Football Rankings 2014-15: B/R's Final Official Top 25

    College football has its first playoff-crowned national champion, after Ohio State muscled its way to a 42-20 win over Oregon on Monday night in the title game in Arlington, Texas...

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  18. UNC Basketball: Have Tar Heels Found the Blueprint to Beat Top Teams?

    Maybe all it took was a leaning-over-the-ledge moment to get North Carolina to kick things into gear and actually pull out a close one...

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  19. 10 SEC Underclassmen Who Could Play in the NFL Right Now

    The SEC will again be the go-to place for NFL teams looking to load up on new talent, as 11 of the top 30 players in Bleacher Report draft expert Matt Miller's big board hail from that conference...

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  20. Louisville vs. UNC: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Marcus Paige hit a running layup high off the glass with 8.5 seconds left to give 18th-ranked North Carolina a 72-71 home win over No. 5 Louisville on Saturday afternoon...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 7,333 reads 28 comments

  21. Biggest Snubs of 2015 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

    The latest class of inductees into the College Football Hall of Fame was announced Friday, with 15 players and two coaches joining this prestigious group that honors the greatest contributors to the college game...

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  22. Duke Basketball: What's Justise Winslow's Ceiling in 2014-15?

    Jahlil Okafor is the dominant inside presence, while Tyus Jones is the floor leader. But there's a third star freshman for Duke who's just waiting in the wings for his chance to shine...

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  23. Kentucky Basketball: Will Tyler Ulis' Size Continue to Be an Issue in 2014-15?

    Throughout high school, travel ball and the early stages of his Kentucky career, Tyler Ulis' size never got in the way...

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  24. Which Conference Is Most Likely Left Out of 2015-16 College Football Playoff?

    You don't need an advanced math degree to realize that five doesn't go into four without some hurt feelings. The first College Football Playoff can serve as a cheat sheet for this complicated problem, which will again be an issue in 2015...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 11,580 reads 74 comments

  25. 10 College Football Teams That Will Take a Major Step Back in 2015

    We'll always have last season. For several college football teams, 2014 was a very successful year. Milestones were achieved, and new heights were reached...

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