Posted by Tristan Thornburgh on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Florida’s Dorian Finney-Smith Throws Down Go-Ahead Hammer Dunk vs. Alabama

Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith broke his game-long scoring drought Tuesday night in one of the most dramatic ways possible. The junior forward threw down a hammer dunk against Alabama that ended up winning it for the visiting Gators.Finney-Smith's jam finished off Alabama, 52-50. It was his first basket in 61 minutes and 31 seconds of game clock, dating back to last Saturday's loss to Ole Miss, and constituted his only two points of the evening.[CJZero]Read more ...
Posted by Joe Tansey on January-27-2015 Add Comments

UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from ACC Clash vs. Syracuse

The North Carolina Tar Heels passed the first of three major tests in a row Monday with a 93-83 win over Syracuse.  The Tar Heels played a sloppy first half against the struggling Orange, but they cleaned their game up enough to breeze past the visitors in the second stanza.  Four North Carolina players scored over 17 points in its seventh ACC win of the season, but it still has to work on a few things before ...
Posted by Rob Goldberg on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Indiana Basketball: Each Starter’s Biggest Area of Improvement in 2014-2015

The past two months have seen Indiana transform from an afterthought into a contender in the Big Ten. Considering head coach Tom Crean was on the hot seat at the start of the season, this has to be surprising for just about everyone outside of the locker room. While there are many reasons for the turnaround, a lot of the credit has to go to the players themselves. The competitors have put in the work to improve ...
Posted by Timothy Rapp on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Carlos Strickland to Cal: Bears Land 4-Star WR Prospect

California's passing game was just upgraded, as wide receiver prospect Carlos Strickland has decided to commit to the school. Greg Powers of Scout.com tweeted the news: Eldridge Massington, a freshman wide receiver for UCLA this past season, congratulated Strickland on his decision on Twitter:  Strickland is a 4-star prospect from Skyline High in Dallas, Texas, according to 247Sports. The ranking site lists him as the No. 144 prospect in the country, the No. 20 player from the state of Texas ...
Posted by Jason Fray on January-27-2015 Add Comments

UCLA Football: Bruins’ 5 Most Underrated Recruits of 2015

The recruiting season for the UCLA football 2015 class is coming down to the wire.  Jim Mora and his staff have about one more week to make their pitches before national signing day on Feb 4. As it currently stands, the Bruins have 16 public commitments. There are also a handful of prospects considering the program at this time.  This piece will take a look at the five most underrated recruits for UCLA in 2015. This includes ...
Posted by Tyler Conway on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Former Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty on Rape Charges

Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, two former Vanderbilt football players charged with raping a female student in June 2013, were found guilty on all counts by a Nashville jury on Tuesday. According to a report from The Tennessean—which contains graphic descriptions of the charges—the jury found Batey and Vandenburg guilty on a total of 16 charges. Batey, 21, was charged with five felony counts of aggravated rape and two of aggravated sexual battery. Vandenburg, 21, was found guilty of those same ...
Posted by Evan Reier on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Florida vs. Alabama: Live Game Reactions and Analysis

At 9 p.m. ET, the Florida Gators (10-9) will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-6) at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The game tonight is a crucial one for both teams as each needs to steady the ship after a rocky couple of weeks. Florida coach Billy Donovan and his players will be looking to end 3-game losing streak that has put them at 3-3 in SEC play and 9th overall in the SEC conference.  Alabama ...
Posted by Reid Akins on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Tennessee Football: The Vols’ Most Underrated Recruits of 2015

On Feb. 4, 2015, Butch Jones will put the finishing touches on his third recruiting class as the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers. While Jones's first class, assembled in the final two months before national signing day in 2013, produced standout stars like Cam Sutton, Joshua Dobbs and Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Tennesse's 2014 class proved that Jones is an elite recruiter.  Now, he's on the verge of repeating his success and perhaps even surpassing it with the ...
Posted by Sanjay Kirpalani on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Underrated 2015 College Football Recruits on the Rise

The clock is winding down on the 2015 recruiting class, but a few prospects have quietly emerged as prospects who are underrated in the eyes of recruiting services. In the case of some prospects, a big senior year caused their offer lists to swell, while others were simply discovered late in the process. One running back, a trio of standouts who will line up in the secondary and a defensive tackle highlight this year’s crop of late ...
Posted by Brian Pedersen on January-27-2015 Add Comments

Power Ranking the 10 Greatest College Football QBs of All Time

What makes for a great college quarterback? Is it based on awards won? Titles claimed? Victories achieved? Statistics compiled? Yes, all of those things and so much more. We've just completed our fifth straight season in which a quarterback has won the Heisman Trophy, the award given to college football's top player. Three of those passers played for (or won) a national title that same season and along the way won a slew of games and put ...