There’s plenty to keep track of this weekend if you’re a nut for NCAA basketball. Jon Rothstein breaks down who and what to watch.
Clemson and Kansas State tumbled in The Associated Press college football poll after losing for the first time this season, and the top five teams in the rankings held their ground.
Rarely do early-season showdowns actually live up to the hype, but there’s not a doubt in my mind that Florida State-Oklahoma will.
The college football season is back, and not a second too soon. This year’s race to the BCS title is wide open. I know that’s one of those overused clichés, but this year it rings truer than ever.
A person with knowledge of the situation says Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh is meeting with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coach vacancy.
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck has solidified himself as the #1 pick in the NFL draft, should he decide to declare (which he will).
These are two red-hot teams. Virginia Tech has won 11 straight games since their 0-2 start, which included a loss at home to James Madison of the FCS. Stanford hasn’t been too shabby of later either, winning 7 straight after their lone loss on the season to Oregon.
Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak is over. The Huskies never led and were beaten by No. 9 Stanford 71-59 on Thursday night, ending a remarkable run that drew national attention.
They’re a bit like circling buzzards. The one-loss teams are hanging around the fringe, waiting and hoping for something bad to happen to the four undefeated teams at the front of the BCS line.
10. Nebraska (8-1): The Cornhuskers played Iowa State without quarterback Taylor Martinez and were lucky to come out alive in their 31-30 overtime win.
Although the TCU-Utah matchup doesn’t scream prestige or history, make no mistake, this is by far the biggest game of week 10.
5. Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford: Stanford has been flying under the radar and so has their star quarterback. But Luck is the best pure quarterback in the game.
10. Nebraska (7-1): The Cornhuskers dispelled the myth of the Missouri Tigers on Saturday…
I realize anything can happen in an SEC game. But I never thought there was any way Alabama would actually lose to South Carolina.
The Tide travel to Columbia to take on their third straight ranked SEC team. They passed the first two tests with flying colors. This week against the Gamecocks could be the ugliest of them all.