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TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Sean Mannion #4 of the Oregon State Beavers throws a pass during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on September 29, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The Beavers defeated the Wildcats 38-35. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Get To Know That Other Quarterback In Oregon, Sean Mannion

The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.

10/24/2013

Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s PAC-12 Offseason Notebook

After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.

07/15/2013

John Calipari (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: An Early Look At The Top 25 For The 2013-14 Season

The empire will bounce back in a major way next season. John Calipari has assembled arguably the greatest recruiting class in the history of college basketball.

04/10/2013

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.

03/26/2013

Ryan Kelly (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

John Gage #40 of the Stanford Cardinal attempts a jumper over the hands of Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Wednesday Night In College Hoops

Tom Crean simply won’t allow his team to get caught looking ahead to their showdown with No. 1 Michigan on Saturday at Assembly Hall, but that doesn’t mean that Indiana will be able to play the way they want to against Purdue.

01/30/2013

Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange goes to the basket against the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.

01/21/2013

Nick Faust #5 of the Maryland Terrapins (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Questions In College Hoops Heading Into Wednesday Night

Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.

01/16/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Friday night at Pauley Pavilion was one of the better moments we’ve seen in recent memory in Westwood as UCLA stormed back from a late nine-point deficit.

12/31/2012

Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The Orange? We think that they’re the best team in the country. Yes, better than Indiana and better than Duke. Crazy? Not if you watch sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

11/30/2012

Mike Rice (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Quick Hits On College Basketball

Rutgers hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991, but the Scarlet Knights’ decision to join the Big Ten on Tuesday should greatly enhance their chances of returning to the bracket.

11/21/2012

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Commissioners To Decide On New College Football Playoff Format

Conference commissioners will meet Monday, hoping to decide whether to have a six- or seven-game format for the new college football playoff.

11/11/2012

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

Andrew Luck (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) and Robert Griffen III (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Silverman: The College Game Is Preparing Quarterbacks Like Never Before

The reason that college quarterbacks start right away is that they are far more prepared for the NFL game. College football coaches have far more detailed and challenging offenses and game plans than they did a generation ago.

10/17/2012

Mark Lyons (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Pac-12 Offseason Notebook

With Mark Lyons, Nick Johnson, Solomon Hill, and a healthy Kevin Parrom and Jordin Mayes, Arizona should have a much deeper and explosive perimeter than they did last season.

08/13/2012

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