Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series. Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. … [Read more...] about #92 Houston Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111
#70 Houston Cougars: College Football 77 in 77
For the Houston Cougars, there is nowhere to go but down, sadly. 13-1, 8-0 in conference, a destruction of Penn State in their bowl game (destroying Pedophilia State mere weeks after the Jerry Sandusky scandal first came to light, no doubt gave UH some “America’s Team” type feel last winter), just a slip up versus Southern Miss in the C-USA title game kept them from BCS … [Read more...] about #70 Houston Cougars: College Football 77 in 77
If LSU or Oklahoma State Falls, Who Should Play in New Orleans?
If there is anything that we have learned in college football over the years, it's that the most chaotic situation is the one most likely to happen. Whether it is a two-loss team like LSU getting a berth in the national title game due to several late losses by other contenders, or a team like Michigan getting passed over because voters didn't want a rematch between the … [Read more...] about If LSU or Oklahoma State Falls, Who Should Play in New Orleans?
LSU, Alabama Top First BCS Rankings
With seven weeks done in the college football season, the first edition of the BCS rankings came out on Sunday night, and there were a few surprises through the list. The LSU Tigers ended up edging the Alabama Crimson Tide on the list, finishing a mere .0003 points ahead of them in average. The Oklahoma Sooners ended up finishing in the third spot, followed closely by … [Read more...] about LSU, Alabama Top First BCS Rankings
College Football 77 in 77: #54 Houston Cougars
The true mark of how much you love a sport/league is your devotion to watching out-of-market games that you have no connection/allegiance to. In 2009 I couldn't wait to DVR Houston vs. Mississippi "I gotta have LESS Cowbell" State so I could see Houston Cougars QB Case Keenum play. I had just interviewed him on conference call (you can read that here) a couple weeks earlier and … [Read more...] about College Football 77 in 77: #54 Houston Cougars