Posted by Joseph Zucker on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Jim Harbaugh Would Need Years to Turn Michigan into National Title Contender

Jim Harbaugh might be the best man for the job, but that doesn't mean the Michigan Wolverines would transform overnight upon his arrival. Wolverines fans have long held out hope that Harbaugh would return to his alma mater and help it return to national prominence. As almost every Michigan fan now knows, the school reportedly offered him a six-year, $49 million deal, according to Joe Pequeno of CBS 5 in Phoenix: ESPN's Adam Schefter posted on Facebook ...
Posted by Tyler Brooke on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson Throws Down over Purdue’s 7’2" Isaac Haas

Point guards can usually anticipate struggling to score in the paint on 7'2" centers, but not Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson.Driving to the lane against the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, Jackson threw down a vicious slam dunk over Purdue center Isaac Haas. Jackson is a full 13 inches shorter than Haas, but that didn't seem to matter.The Fighting Irish came away with the 93-64 win behind Jackson's 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting.[YouTube, h/t For The Win]Read ...
Posted by R. Cory Smith on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Western Michigan vs. Air Force: 2014 Idaho Potato Bowl Score, Twitter Reaction

On a rain-soaked field at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho, Air Force beat Western Michigan, 38-24, to win the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The victory gave the Falcons their third bowl win in the last six seasons, while the Broncos are still in search of their first postseason win. CBS Sports CFB provided reaction to Air Force's victory: The Falcons were led by Shayne Davern, who had a career day with 101 rushing yards and two touchdowns.  Zach Terrell and ...
Posted by C.J. Moore on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Kentucky Continues Flexing Its Muscles on the Big Stage with Demolition of UCLA

CHICAGO — John Calipari finished his press conference following Kentucky's drop-kicking of UCLA on Saturday afternoon by informing the media that his players are "not machines" and "not computers." No, the top-ranked Wildcats are just the best darn college basketball team that Steve Alford has ever seen. Alford said that, or a variation of that, three times after his Bruins spotted the Wildcats 24 points before they even scored and went on to get smoked 83-44. "They ...
Posted by Brad Shepard on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Camellia Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for South Alabama vs. Bowling Green

Bowling Green 27, South Alabama 14 Late 3rd Quarter In its sixth season of football, the South Alabama Jaguars will make their postseason debut here in about an hour against Bowling Green on ESPN. The fact that they're getting to do it in what is essentially a home game is big for the Sun Belt program. The Camellia Bowl is played at Montgomery's Cramton Bowl, just a skip and a jump from the Mobile-based school. The Jags ...
Posted by R. Cory Smith on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Division II Football Championship 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. CSU-Pueblo Score, Recap

Coming into the final matchup of the Division II season, both teams were looking to win the national championship for the first time in program history. After a 13-0 victory over Minnesota State-Mankato on Saturday, Colorado State-Pueblo became the fifth team in the last five years to claim the title. CSU-Pueblo Athletics' official Twitter account provided the final score from Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas: Chris Bonner wasn't perfect for the ThunderWolves but still led the way for ...
Posted by Adam Wells on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Utah vs. Colorado State: Score and Twitter Reaction for 2014 Las Vegas Bowl

The 2014 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl was supposed to be a matchup of the Utah's potent pass rush against Colorado State's aerial assault. Instead, the Utes dominated on both sides of the ball en route to a 45-10 win. Despite an 8-4 regular-season record, Utah put together several impressive performances against quality teams. The Utes upset UCLA and USC, and lost a close game to Arizona State. Kyle Whittingham did an excellent job getting this program ...
Posted by adam biggers on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Michigan Basketball: Chronic Turnovers Have U-M Headed Toward Rock Bottom

The wheels on the Michigan bus haven’t fallen off just yet—but they’re barely hanging on by the thinnest of threads. Well, make that one thread, because Saturday’s 62-51 loss to Southern Methodist—the team's fourth straight—has the Wolverines quickly tumbling, sinking and doing other things that don’t describe a positive start to 2014-15. A home loss Monday to Coppin State would essentially have John Beilein’s bus sitting on bricks. During his postgame press conference, the Michigan coach pointed to ...
Posted by Tyler Brooke on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Idaho Potato Bowl Mascot Needs Personal Umbrella Holder

The Western Michigan Broncos took on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday in the Idaho Potato Bowl, but it was the mascot who stole the show early on.The two teams had to play in a rainstorm, but the official Potato Bowl mascot refused to be exposed to the elements. Indeed, he had his very own personal umbrella holder—just like P. Diddy. Sadly, the umbrella holder didn't get an umbrella of his own.Here's a GIF of ...
Posted by Rob Goldberg on December-20-2014 Add Comments

Indiana Basketball: Improving Frontcourt Key to Success Going Forward

Things aren't as bleak as they once seemed for Indiana University basketball. While the sky was falling a few weeks ago with a home loss to Eastern Washington and a blowout defeat at the hands of Louisville, the Hoosiers have bounced back and now have a quality win over in-state rival Butler. All of a sudden, they look like a team that can compete in a Big Ten conference that is wide open behind Wisconsin. The key to ...