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Head coach Mike Rice of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Six BCS Teams Primed To Make A Jump In College Basketball

Looking for a team from a BCS conference ready to make some noise? Check out our list below of six schools — one from each major conference — that’s ready to make a jump during the 2012-13 college basketball season.

11/07/2012

Theo Riddick of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on October 27, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Silverman: Notre Dame Is The Real Deal

Notre Dame are ready to write a new chapter in their illustrious history.

10/28/2012

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Dyer: Rutgers Can’t Overlook Syracuse, Must Keep Eyes On Big East Prize

This is much more than 5-0 right now, this is about winning the conference and the Big East.

10/12/2012

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate with their fans after a win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on September 22, 2012. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dyer: Biggest Football Game This Weekend In The Tri-State? Rutgers Gets That Nod

Already off to their best start since the magical 2006 season — the year when Rutgers finished 11-2 and won the first bowl game in program history — the Scarlet Knights need this hot start to become credible again.

10/05/2012

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Dyer: Rutgers Could Be On Verge Of Golden Era

For the first time since 1869 – OK, OK, for the first time in the past six years, Rutgers might finally be reaching their potential among the best teams in college football.

09/24/2012

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Casey’s Call: 2012 College Football Preview

The Tide are coming off one of the most impressive performances in college football history. They were the best team last year, and they’re the best team this year.

08/31/2012

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Long-Awaited College Football Playoff Model Set For 2014

A committee of university presidents approved a plan for a four-team playoff put forward by commissioners of the top football conferences.

06/27/2012

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College Football Finally Closes In On A Playoff

A major college football playoff, albeit a small one, is closer than ever to becoming a reality.

06/21/2012

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If The NFL Used The BCS System

By: Kyle Ayers It’s (finally) over. The college football season came to a boring, albeit important conclusion Monday night, with Alabama beating LSU 21-0 in a game where the most exciting play was a replay […]

01/10/2012

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Casey’s Call: Alabama Proves Defense Wins Championships

In a bowl season that saw several out-of-this-world offensive performances, we were all reminded last night of the oldest and truest cliché in sports.

WFAN–01/10/2012

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Casey’s Call: Michigan-Virginia Tech Sugar Bowl Preview

The way things shook out, we knew one of these two teams would get the nod for a BCS bowl—but it raised a few eyebrows when both were selected.

WFAN–01/03/2012

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BCS Decision Day For Alabama Or Oklahoma State

Alabama and Oklahoma State are awaiting word on which team will play LSU in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans.

WFAN–12/04/2011

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Casey’s Call: Week 14 College Football Preview

The SEC Championship game is the granddaddy of all conference title games. LSU-Georgia sounds great on paper and I’m sure it’ll be competitive (for at least the first half). But there’s no denying a layer of drama has been taken off this matchup.

12/02/2011

USC v Oregon

Playoff Would Increase Drama BCS Curtails

hose who try to pass off the BCS as the best thing for college football will use the latest wild and riveting weekend of upsets and dramatic finishes as an example of why a playoff is a bad thing.

WFAN–11/20/2011

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Dyer: Rutgers Out To Prove They’re For Real

If Rutgers hopes to once again live up to being a part of the national conversation, a win over the Mountaineers is imperative.

WFAN–10/27/2011

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