1. UCLA vs. Arizona: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    It wasn't pretty by any means, but the fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats extended their home win streak to 36 games with a 57-47 win Saturday against the UCLA Bruins...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 2,130 reads 2 comments

  2. Iowa State vs. Texas: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Iowa State Cyclones picked up their second straight Big 12 road win to remain in the hunt for the regular-season title, hitting clutch free throws down the stretch in an 85-77 victory Saturday against the Texas Longhorns...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 2,685 reads 12 comments

  3. Predicting the Top 20 Defenses of the 2015 College Football Season

    Does defense really win championships? Reigning national champion Ohio State finished 19th in total defense last season, while semifinalist Alabama was 12th overall...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 56,873 reads 295 comments

  4. UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Showdown vs. Duke

    North Carolina had a season-defining victory in its grasp on Wednesday night, leading by nine points at Duke with less than three minutes remaining. And then it all went downhill...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 5,075 reads 41 comments

  5. 15 Bold Predictions for 2015 Spring Football

    Championships aren't won in the spring, but that doesn't mean we're any less excited about the prospect of some form of college football coming up on the horizon...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 70,684 reads 105 comments

  6. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking Remaining Regular-Season Games by Difficulty

    A perfect regular season isn't the ultimate goal for Kentucky, but it's a feat close to being achieved. And with only five games left on the schedule, the concept of making it through 31 games without a loss is becoming likely...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 4,930 reads 6 comments

  7. Louisville vs. Syracuse: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Syracuse won't be playing in the postseason, but it's still got a chance to play spoiler to ACC teams jockeying for playoff seeding...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 2,677 reads 7 comments

  8. College Football Coaches Who Aren't Living Up to Their Schools' Expectations

    It was all smiles, hope and optimism at the beginning. Now doubt, skepticism and uncertainty have become the more prevalent emotions. Are we describing a bad marriage? Sort of...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 19,174 reads 70 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Most Overrated Coaches in College Basketball

    The head coach is the face of a college basketball program, but not all of the most well-known leaders are as pretty as they seem...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 12,971 reads 37 comments

  10. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' 5 Best Moments in Rivalry with Duke

    For North Carolina basketball fans, every time the Tar Heels knock off Duke, it's considered a memorable moment in the series' history. But some instances stand out above all others...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,960 reads 3 comments

  11. Every Power 5 College Football Team's Most Important Returning Player for 2015

    It's all up to them. Well, maybe that's a bit much. Very few teams in college football nowadays have their entire seasons riding on the performance of a single player, especially ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 57,644 reads 108 comments

  12. Duke vs. UNC: Who Has the Edge at Each Position?

    The Duke-North Carolina basketball rivalry is usually treated like a heavyweight title fight, so it makes sense to conduct a tale of the tape in advance of Wednesday's game in Durham...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 8,230 reads 69 comments

  13. Predicting the Top 20 Offenses of the 2015 College Football Season

    If there's one thing we can predict about the upcoming college football season, it's that points will be aplenty. Twenty-eight FBS schools averaged at least 35 points per game in 2014, and 33 churned out at least 450 yards per contest...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 76,215 reads 226 comments

  14. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Keys to Victory in Showdown vs. UNC

    Riding a five-game winning streak that has included some of its best performances of the season, Duke now heads into a matchup where records and momentum don't often matter...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 6,952 reads 12 comments

  15. SEC Football: Early Odds for Each Team to Make the 2015-16 Playoff

    With its reputation and talent level, it stands to reason the SEC is virtually a guarantee to earn a spot in the College Football Playoff. Getting two in there is even possible, as it looked for much of last season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 49,499 reads 320 comments

  16. South Carolina vs. Kentucky: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Top-ranked Kentucky matched its best start in school history, improving to 25-0 with a dominant 77-43 win Saturday over visiting South Carolina...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 5,970 reads 10 comments

  17. 10 College Football Teams Whose Schedules Best Set Up for Playoff Run

    Lose early, win late. It's the formula that worked for Alabama, Ohio State and Oregon to get into the first College Football Playoff and provides a blueprint for how things might shake out in 2015...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 56,868 reads 437 comments

  18. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Top 5 Plays of the 2014-15 Season so Far

    With just over three weeks left in the regular season, North Carolina is setting itself up for the stretch run by getting a much-needed break. The Tar Heels have only played once since Feb...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 362 reads 0 comments

  19. 10 Players Who Could Be Beat out by Freshmen for Starting Jobs in 2015

    Two of the big buzz phrases that college football coaches spew out over and over again when talking about freshmen are how their arrival will help "build depth" and "fill needs" at the positions they play...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 44,639 reads 66 comments

  20. Things That Could Derail Kentucky's Perfect 2014-15 Season

    At this point, there are two distinct factions of people following Kentucky's pursuit of perfection: those who want to see it, and those who want nothing of the sort. We've got you both covered here...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 11,888 reads 48 comments

  21. UNC Basketball: What Tar Heels Must Prove in Final Regular-Season Stretch

    Seven games. That's all North Carolina has left before the regular season is over and the real work begins...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 3,430 reads 3 comments

  22. Who Will Be No. 1 Weapon of Each Top 25 College Football Team in 2015?

    If you look at college football's just-completed signing day as a shopping spree at the sporting goods store, most teams are now fully stocked up on weapons for the upcoming season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 135,867 reads 365 comments

  23. The Top 10 Feel-Good Storylines of the 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season so Far

    There's enough bad news in this world to make even the most optimistic and positive person question whether it's worth remaining hopeful and upbeat...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 6,735 reads 14 comments

  24. Replacements for Top 50 Players on Bleacher Report's 2015 NFL Draft Big Board

    The "next man up" mantra got a lot of miles this past season in college football, with teams like Ohio State and Oregon showing off their depth by being able to replace injured starters without skipping a beat...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 42,117 reads 58 comments

  25. How Trey Lyles' Absence Affects the Kentucky Wildcats

    Trey Lyles has been missing in action for two weeks, the latest in a string of minor hurdles that unbeaten Kentucky has had to navigate during its unbeaten run. Then he was just flat-out missing for a bit...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 8,117 reads 9 comments