During Big Ten football Saturdays like this, how do you spin what happened? How do you put lipstick on these pigs? And even though Northwestern out-gained an AWFUL Western Michigan team by just 126 yards, they've still earned the second slot. You can argue that a different Big Ten football team deserves to be there. But my argument is pretty solid for NU. Also, Illinois gave … [Read more...] about Big Ten football power rankings: lipstick on a pig edition
With the Louisville Cardinals cutting down the nets, the book was officially closed on the 2012-2013 college basketball season. Hoop junkies like myself are already looking ahead to next season so allow me to present to you my updated way too early 2012-2013 preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings. So here is my preliminary preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings … [Read more...] about UPDATED 2013-2014 preseason top 25 college basketball rankings
Trey Burke, sophomore point guard for the Michigan Wolverines was just named the Oscar Robertson national player of the year. And since only coaches and players care about these awards, we won't expound on this any further. Articles/posts about awards are always web traffic killers. Although it is interesting that this season has no clear-cut, defined #1 overall college … [Read more...] about Michigan Wolverines Trey Burke: top ten NBA Draft pick?
The twelve-game Big Ten/ACC Challenge tips off tonight with the top four ranked teams in the nation; Duke, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio State all in action. After losing the first ten challenges, the Big Ten looks for their fourth straight win in this battle of power conferences. To be completely blunt; they should have zero problem doing so as the Big Ten has far more depth … [Read more...] about 2012 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Preview and Predictions
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 #10 Michigan Wolverines: College Basketball 111 in 111