When the bowl schedule came out I immediately marked January 2nd on my calendar. Does that make me a loser? Probably. But the fact remains that this is by far the single best day of the bowl season.
Jim Valvano used to say all that matters in college basketball is surviving and advancing and that’s exactly what happened for Kevin Willard’s Seton Hall team against St. Francis on Saturday night.
Possible replacements for Joe Paterno on Penn State’s shortlist could include Urban Meyer and Rutgers’ head coach Greg Schiano.
You’ve done the impossible. You’ve converted me from a Tim Tebow hater to a crusader, a full-throated devotee of the divinely coined quarterback.
Former McDonald’s All-American Mike Rosario needed a change after two seasons at Rutgers, and Billy Donovan and Florida welcomed him.
The game of the week features two undefeated teams with national championship aspirations. The Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-0) travel to Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers (4-0) in what will be Big Red’s first ever Big 10 game.
Shelvin Mack scored 27 points, including five in overtime, and Butler returned to the Final Four with a 74-71 victory over Florida on Saturday.
Erving Walker, generously listed at 5 feet, 8 inches, scored 21 points and hit several clutch shots down the stretch as the Gators beat UCLA 73-65 in the NCAA tournament Saturday.
Brandon Knight scored 17 points, Darius Miller hit two crucial 3-pointers and No. 15 Kentucky cruised to another SEC title, routing regular-season champion Florida 70-54 on Sunday.
A person familiar with the decision says Florida has hired former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis as offensive coordinator.
Urban Meyer closed out a highly successful run at Florida that included a pair of national championships by leading the Gators back from a second-half deficit to beat Joe Paterno and Penn State 37-24 in the Outback Bowl on Saturday.
Urban Meyer is walking away from Florida because of health concerns, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Dick Vermeil engraved “burnout” into the coaching lexicon when he resigned from the Philadelphia Eagles nearly 30 years ago. Since then, fatigue comes with the headset, as common as Cover 2 defenses and play action passes.
Meyer was hired away from Utah by Florida after he led the Utes to an undefeated season. In his second season in Gainesville, he led the Gators’ to their third national championship. Two seasons later he won another.
LSU twice rallied from second-half deficits and once again coach Les Miles employed a little trickery on fourth down, allowing the No. 12 Tigers to beat fifth-ranked Alabama 24-21 on Saturday.