College basketball teams are experiencing more year-by-year turnover than ever before due to: graduation, players leaving early for the NBA Draft, and transfers galore; Here are five teams who made the 2013 NCAA Tournament this season but will likely take a step back next year and have their work cut out for them if they want to return to the Big Dance. … [Read more...] about Five college basketball teams likely to regress next season
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 #35 Miami Hurricanes: College Basketball 111 in 111
For the Miami Hurricanes it's not all about the U. It's all about the NCAA sanctions; which will be forthcoming. Last year's shadiness and malfeasance was reminiscent of the 1980s and 1990s corruption. The Canes know how to "pay to play." But unfortunately, it will keep them from prominence for awhile … [Read more...] about #48 Miami Hurricanes: College Football 77 in 77
Something happened this week in the NFL that hasn't happened in 149 weeks- no former Miami Hurricanes scored a touchdown. Yes, think about what an amazing streak that is. To quote Miami Sound Machine and Gloria Estefan "1, 2, 3....I'm just going to keep on counting..." The big boy Vince Wilfork from the New England Patriots was the last home on Monday night was the final … [Read more...] about Miami Hurricanes Famous NFL TD Streak Over at 149
Halfway through his second season at the pressure-packed helm of Notre Dame football, Brian Kelly has experienced horrible tragedy and made almost every mistake imaginable. From the death of Declan Sullivan to horrible public admission that the players he recruited were on a different level than those he inherited, Kelly has done a lot in creating the minefield he has to … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Football and Brian Kelly: How does this story end?
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick … [Read more...] about #56 Miami Hurricanes: College Basketball 111 in 111
"I heard the rain storms ain't nothing to mess with, but I can't feel a drip on the strip." Yes we've come to the Miami Hurricanes, and you what that means, the obligatory cliche reference to 1.) the cheesy Will Smith song and 2.) the greatest ESPN "30 for 30" ever, "The U. It's all about the U." Really, I'm sure all you Canes fans will agree that movie was AWESOME! Ok … [Read more...] about #22 Miami Hurricanes: College Football 77 in 77
The Big Ten recently completed its primetime college football selection process that decides which of its teams will play on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 in an 8 p.m. slot. Ohio State got the nod to compete under the lights for three games in the upcoming season, according to a press release from the university. … [Read more...] about Ohio State Buckeyes Football Schedule: Primetime Games Announced