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 #61 South Florida Bulls: College Basketball 111 in 111
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Last year was supposed to be the season that South Florida was going to be a Big East title contender, possibly winning the whole thing. And after the improbable upset over Notre Dame kicked off the season into a 4-0 start, it seemed very legit. Then conference play began where they were a pathetic 1-6. All bowl prospects, let alone BCS bowls, over. This year some of the … [Read more...] about #51 South Florida Bulls: College Football 77 in 77
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?
Offense was the story in South Bend on Saturday, as Tommy Rees the “Game Manager” became Tommy Rees “the Touchdown slinger.” Notre Dame reeled off 42 first half points thanks in large part to four passing touchdowns from their quarterback in route to a 59-33 shellacking of the Air Force Academy in a game that was not even as close as the already lopsided outcome would … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Fighting Irish 59, Air Force Falcons 33: Rapid Reaction
For the South Florida Bulls, yesterday's 23-20 win at #16 Notre Dame was a "program win." They haven't been playing at the highest level of college football for very long, so beating the most storied program in the entire sport, at their place, is quite a feat. "We talked about what a great challenge this was for us coming in here as a young program being that only 13 years … [Read more...] about South Florida’s Skip Holtz Gets Marquee Program Victory over Notre Dame