The regular season ended and was a huge success earning us over 3,000 points. Now we turn our attention to bowl season and a trio of games for today.
Greg DePalma spends time with Chris Dufresne, national writer for TMG Sports, to look at top matchups and players to watch as the 40-game college bowl season launches with five games Saturday. The Las Vegas Bowl highlights the opening act, as Oregon makes its debut under coach Mario Cristobal, and they discuss whether UCF can finish unbeaten against Peach Bowl foe Auburn.
Greg DePalma sits down with Rob Moseley, editor at GoDucks.com, to discuss the state of an Oregon program with newly promoted Mario Cristobal as its third head coach in 13 months. They also look at which Ducks are top NFL prospects ahead of Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl matchup against No.25 Boise State.
Greg DePalma previews Saturday’s top contests, as Miami seeks to end seven years of Florida State dominance in their ACC rivalry. Other games find No.1 Alabama at Texas A&M and Michigan State traveling to Michigan for their midseason showdown. Top injuries are updated – including Oregon going with its backup QB against surging Washington State – along with odds, trends and picks.
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy of CollegeHoopsDaily.com break down the four remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament, where both of Saturday’s semifinals feature a Carolina/Pacific Northwest matchup of a No.1 seed against an upstart. North Carolina tries to end Oregon‘s journey, while Gonzaga takes on a South Carolina program that before this month had gone 44 years without an NCAA win.
Greg DePalma sits down with analysts Jamal Murphy and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com to review the NCAA Tournament‘s weekend action, including South Carolina‘s Cinderella run, and take an early look at the Final Four matchups. Before that, there’s discussion of Monday’s news that the Oakland Raiders have been approved to relocate to Las Vegas.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com analyze how Gonzaga and Oregon punched their tickets to the NCAA Tournament‘s Final Four – Gonzaga’s first in school history and the Ducks’ first since the inaugural tournament in 1938. Greg also previews Sunday’s Auto Club 400 as NASCAR wraps up a three-week swing out West.
Greg DePalma and CollegeHoopsDaily.com analyst Scott Zolotorow examine how South Carolina and Florida gave the Southeastern Conference three teams among the NCAA Tournament‘s Elite Eight. They’ll also preview Saturday’s slate, with top seeds Gonzaga taking on upstarts Xavier and Kansas seeking to stave off Oregon.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com break down the brackets for the NCAA Tournament‘s Sweet Sixteen, which gets underway with four games Thursday. Oregon will miss big man Chris Boucher against Michigan because the Wolverines struggle against size. The night also is primed for underdogs with Xavier, Purdue and West Virginia.
Greg DePalma takes a look at the weekend college basketball slate, where perhaps the best matchup finds No.1 Gonzaga traveling south for a rivalry game against St. Mary’s. The Pac-12 also finds the spotlight, with California making a trip to Arizona along with Oregon visiting USC.