Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy of CollegeHoopsDaily.com dissect how Wisconsin set the NCAA Tournament on its ear by knocking out overall top seed Villanova, then turn their attention to a Sunday slate that features Michigan State trying to do likewise with Kansas. Also on tap: A preview of Sunday’s Camping World 500 in Phoenix.
Greg DePalma checks in with CollegeHoopsDaily.com writers Jamal Murphy (in Las Vegas) and Scott Zolotorow (in Orlando) to discuss a relatively upset-free opening day of the NCAA Tournament‘s main brackets, in which only Middle Tennessee and Xavier knocked off a higher seed. They’ll also break down Friday’s slate in search of a more impactful upset.
Dan Flaherty, editor of SportsNotebook.com, joins Greg DePalma to analyze futures odds for the NCAA Tournament. Kansas sweeps the favorite’s role – both in Vegas and with the two hosts.
College Basketball: New No.1 Oklahoma gets little chance to enjoy its new perch, with a pair of tough Big 12 road games on the docket. Also, the Pac-12’s logjam may become clearer.
Greg DePalma analyzes the College Football Playoff semifinals and other top bowl games this week, looking at injury updates and the latest trends. Joining him will be Matt Hofeld, editor of SB Nation’s Oklahoma website CrimsonAndCreamMachine.com.
College Basketball: It’s finals week on most campuses, keeping the schedule fairly quiet until teams hit the road for a Saturday full of top-tier exams in holiday showcases.
Alabama gets plenty of respect from ‘strength of schedule,’ but is that concept worth its weight? Just one of the four semifinalists didn’t beat a top-15 foe in 2015 – the SEC champs.
College Football: Saturday’s conference championships made settling on four playoff teams rather simple. Beyond that, though, things came off looking rather messy.
College Basketball: Taking an early look around the hardwood, including a roundup of key injuries that could affect conference races and maybe March tournament chances.
College Football: Uninspiring play by Clemson and Alabama knocks them down a couple of pegs in PSN’s rankings. Would the College Football Playoff committee do the same?