1. Duke Basketball: Picking Blue Devils' Best Crunch-Time Lineup

    It's important for college basketball teams to get the best sets of players on the court for late-game situations, but sometimes you just have to go with what's available...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 3,971 reads 18 comments

  2. Every Power 5 College Football Team's Top 2016 Recruit

    A college football team's recruiting class is judged by the sum of its parts, but there's no denying the player at the top tends to draw the most initial interest...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 29,549 reads 40 comments

  3. Conference Rankings Based on Final Four Potential in 2015-16 Season

    Last season we could refer to teams like Kentucky, Duke and Wisconsin as Final Four contenders, and hardly anyone would bat an eye. This year? Well... The 2015-16 season has been wide-open, with no dominant teams separating themselves from the field.

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 29,763 reads 75 comments

  4. USC Football Recruiting: Meet the Trojans' 2016 Class

    A huge surge of commitments on national signing day helped propel USC to another strong recruiting class, finishing in the top 10 for the third year in a row...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 18,307 reads 38 comments

  5. The Best Inside-Outside Duos in College Basketball in 2015-16

    Having a high-scoring guard is helpful in college basketball, and the same goes with having a productive post man. Those teams that have both have something doubly special...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 10,667 reads 40 comments

  6. Top Uncommitted 2016 Recruits Who Didn't Sign on National Signing Day

    For thousands of high school football players, Wednesday was a day to celebrate and breathe a sigh of relief...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 55,639 reads 41 comments

  7. Ole Miss' Remarkable 2016 National Signing Day Deserves More Respect

    When Ole Miss landed a Top 10 recruiting class three years ago, it had the feeling of a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. It turns out it was a twice-in-four-years event...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 6,532 reads 80 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Biggest Things We've Learned About Blue Devils in 2015-16

    Duke returned from a week-long hiatus on Tuesday to post a critical 80-71 victory at Georgia Tech, just its second win in the past six games...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 5,795 reads 27 comments

  9. West Virginia vs. Iowa State: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    West Virginia pulled off an 81-76 win at Iowa State on Tuesday night, rallying from down 15 points in the first half. The 14th-ranked Mountaineers (18-4, 7-2 Big 12) remained in a tie for first place in the conference with Oklahoma by shooting 53...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 3,203 reads 9 comments

  10. The 1 2016 College Football Recruit You Need to Know from Every State

    Wednesday's national signing day will serve as the culmination of months—sometimes years—of intense effort from players, coaches and parents to connect the nation's top high school football prospects with the schools they best fit with...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 15,055 reads 13 comments

  11. Ranking College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Finish Unbeaten in Conference

    Eleven college basketball teams entered Monday night without a loss in conference play during the 2015-16 season. Only nine finished the evening without a blemish in league play...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 9,528 reads 11 comments

  12. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Keys to a Strong Regular Season Finish

    Duke Basketball is set to return to action Tuesday after more than a week off, a much-needed break that could help get what's been an uneven 2015-16 season back on track...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 5,697 reads 7 comments

  13. Oklahoma vs. LSU: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Isaiah Cousins drained a 15-footer with 3.8 seconds left to give top-ranked Oklahoma a 77-75 win Saturday at LSU, rallying from a 14-point second-half deficit in the process...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 36,504 reads 97 comments

  14. Top College Basketball Programs in Danger of Missing the 2016 NCAA Tournament

    As the 2015-16 college basketball season moves closer to March, projected NCAA tournament brackets are popping up...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 43,756 reads 92 comments

  15. Which Power 5 Conference Will Be the Most Difficult to Win in 2016?

    Winning a conference title is the gateway to the College Football Playoff, though it's not a guarantee since only four spots are available for five power leagues...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 8,896 reads 62 comments

  16. The Most Underrated Player on Every AP Top 25 Team in College Basketball

    Stars get the headlines, but without the role players and glue guys, even the best teams in college basketball wouldn't be as successful as they are...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 46,825 reads 54 comments

  17. Projecting Every Power 5 College Football Team's Breakout Player for 2016

    We know who the returning stars are in college football, but what about the ones we've yet to discover? They're out there, waiting for the chance to take on a bigger role or live up to the potential they showed as high school recruits...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 38,663 reads 87 comments

  18. Oregon Snaps One of CBB's Most Amazing Streaks in Road Win at Arizona

    TUCSON, Arizona — In this completely unpredictable college basketball season, no outcome seems surprising anymore, regardless of whom it involves or where it happens...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 5,454 reads 20 comments

  19. Best College Football Coaching Staffs Heading into 2016 Season

    Having a great head coach is one thing, but he alone doesn't make for a great team in college football. It takes an entire staff of coordinators and assistants to operate effectively in today's game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 41,737 reads 119 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Biggest Games Left on Blue Devils' Schedule

    With four losses in its last five games, Duke is mired in its worst skid in almost a decade. The Blue Devils are 15-6 overall and 4-4 in the ACC , their worst start in the league since 1996-97...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 4,630 reads 15 comments

  21. Ranking the Deadliest 3-Point Snipers in College Basketball in 2015-16

    The three-point shot is the great equalizer in college basketball, taking away any advantage an opponent might have in size, strength or speed. All that can be overcome by a player who can get open on the perimeter and knock down the long-range shot...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 12,516 reads 24 comments

  22. 16 Best Rising Seniors for 2016 College Football Season

    Most of the best college football players never end up becoming seniors, instead opting for the NFL draft and a chance to make it as a professional earlier than normal...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 28,789 reads 91 comments

  23. Is It Time for Duke to Panic After Latest ACC Loss to Miami?

    Nothing describes the current state of Duke basketball better than the moments immediately following its game Monday at Miami...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 23,692 reads 151 comments

  24. Every College Football Power 5 Team's Worst Offseason Nightmare

    College football's offseason is meant for reviewing, recharging and preparing. It's unfortunately also when teams end up having to react to bad news...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 15,298 reads 33 comments

  25. Jaden Hunter Commits to Georgia: Bulldogs Land Legacy Recruit for 2017

    A former Georgia player, new head coach Kirby Smart understands the importance of tradition within the Bulldogs program...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 24,169 reads 18 comments