Archive for December, 2010

West Virginia Basketball: What’s the Problem with the Mountaineers?

Posted by Michael Carvelli on December 31 2010 Add Comments
On Wednesday night, West Virginia lost 81-71 to St. John’s. It was the first time they lost to the Red Storm since all the way back in 2002, Gale Catlett’s last season in Morgantown. All game long, the Mountaineers were flat out beat by a St. John’s team who, despite being much improved from last season, shouldn’t have beaten West Virginia at the Coliseum. But this isn’t your normal West Virginia basketball team. This group just ...

Tennessee Volunteers Football: Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox Staying Put

Posted by Ryan Wooden on December 31 2010 Add Comments
New Year's is prime time for the millions of college football fans around the country. Bowl season is in full swing and the Internet message boards are abuzz with rumors of coaching changes and recruiting news. The University of Tennessee has certainly had its fair share of shakeups over the last several bowl seasons with regime changes and scandal, so when current Tennessee head man Derek Dooley said he didn't anticipate any turnover with his ...

Stanford Women’s Basketball Ends UConn’s Streak: 10 Biggest Upsets Since 2000

Posted by Brad Wolff on December 31 2010 Add Comments
These girls are no longer celebrating. After winning 90 games in a row, the legendary UConn Huskies lost to the Stanford Cardinal, ranked eighth in USA Today's poll, having never lost since 2008 when they, coincidentally, lost to the Stanford team in the Final Four.Also ironic, when the streak that UConn beat 12 days ago of 88 straight wins set by John Wooden's UCLA team in 1974, the team that defeated UCLA was coming off ...

Ohio State NCAA Violations: Terrelle Pryor’s Arrogance May Cost Him Forgiveness

Posted by Aaron Green on December 30 2010 Add Comments
Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor asked for forgiveness and apologized Tuesday for his involvement in the NCAA violations, costing him and four other teammates the first five games of next season. Together, the five Buckeyes sold thousands of dollars worth of memorabilia and university apparel, while receiving discounts at a local tattoo parlor. In addition to sitting out the first five games of the 2011 season, as part of their punishment, they must repay the money they ...

2010 Armed Forces Bowl: Awesome Pre-Game Moments

Posted by Todd Kaufmann on December 30 2010 Add Comments
If you've never been to a game that involves the armed forces, you are absolutely missing out. Prior to the game, just next to the big tailgating area featuring West Point Academy as well as the Naval Academy, there is a very large marine helicopter that lifted off just prior to the game and banked around the stadium. That's not something you see every day and especially not in maneuvers. Also just prior to the game, a huge ...

Seminoles Fall to Butler in Semifinals of Diamondhead Classic

Posted by Blake Johnston on December 29 2010 Add Comments
After defeating the host Hawaii Warriors, 70-62, in the opening round of the Diamondhead Classic, the Seminoles advanced to the semifinal matchup against the defending national runner-up Butler Bulldogs on Thursday night. In a matchup of perimeter shooting, in which the teams combined to shoot 55 three-point shots, the Bulldogs came away with the victory, 67-64. Matt Howard led the way for the Bulldogs, with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Shelvin Mack also made a large ...

College Football Recruiting 2011: Predictions, News and Updates

Posted by Michael Pinto on December 29 2010 Add Comments
With the New Year just around the corner, the Army All-American Game and the Under Armour All-American Game soon to follow and National Signing Day just over a month away, we're closing in on the home stretch of the 2011 college football recruiting season.  It won't be long now before the nation's top talent is signing on the dotted line and the long awaited journey from commitment to signee is finally over. The floodgates of news should ...

College Football Recruiting 2011: Where Are The Top 10 Running Backs Headed?

Posted by Michael Pinto on December 29 2010 Add Comments
As we wrap up the 2011 college football recruiting season, we'll be breaking down the top talent at every position on the field and telling you where all of the nation's most prized recruits are headed. And we'll start with the most high-profile position of them all. Check out where this year's top 10 running backs will be playing college football in 2011. Begin Slideshow

Pinstripe Bowl: Yankee Stadium and 10 Ideas For Cool Bowl Game Venues

Posted by David Solar on December 29 2010 Add Comments
Tomorrow afternoon, the Kansas State Wildcats will take on the Syracuse Orange in the Pinstripe Bowl. Although the game itself features two middle of the road ball clubs with matching 7-5 records, many fans will be tuning in solely for the venue.As the name may indicate, the Pinstripe Bowl is being played in Yankee Stadium and will mark the first time a bowl game has taken place in New York since the Gotham Bowl in ...

College Football Insider: Which Team Will Win the Rose Bowl?

Posted by Bryan Dietzler on December 29 2010 Add Comments
The 2011 Rose Bowl is coming up in just a few days, and it’s a good time to take a look and see which team, either TCU or Wisconsin, will win this game. The Horned Frogs come into this game with a record of 12-0, while the Badgers enter the Rose Bowl with a record of 11-1 (they lost to the Michigan State Spartans).  There were those that felt that TCU should have had the opportunity ...