Archive for December, 2014

Missouri’s Tramaine Isabell Hits a Spinning Transition 3 to Force Overtime

Posted by Ken Chin on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Now this is coming up clutch!Missouri trailed visiting Oklahoma State Tuesday night, 62-59, with one second remaining when Tramaine Isabell went to work.The freshman guard collected the pass, used a spin move to create space and drained the clutch three-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining to send the Sprint Center crowd into a frenzy and the game into overtime.Unfortunately for the Tigers, they couldn't hold on in OT and fell, 74-72.[Vine]Read more College Basketball news on

Georgia Football: Did John Lilly Earn Dawgs’ Open Offensive Coordinator Job?

Posted by Andrew Hall on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Prior to Tuesday night, John Lilly had never called offensive plays in a football game.  Based on the Georgia Bulldogs' offensive performance in the Belk Bowl, he needs to get used to that role. Primarily known as the Dawgs' tight ends coach, a stud recruiter and a co-leader of Georgia's special teams endeavors, Lilly tried on yet another new hat in the absence of newly departed offensive coordinator Mike Bobo.  The result of the experiment: more ...

Nick Chubb Will Make Georgia Fans Forget Todd Gurley Real Fast

Posted by Ben Kercheval on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Georgia had arguably the best running back in college football in 2014. But here's the question: Was it Todd Gurley or Nick Chubb? Gurley, a preseason Heisman Trophy favorite, played in just six games this year, missing four due to a NCAA investigation into memorabilia signings and three to a season-ending ACL tear. He compiled 911 yards and nine touchdowns in his limited playing time and will likely be one of the first running backs taken in ...

Texas Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

Posted by Taylor Gaspar on December 30 2014 Add Comments
The Texas Longhorns' football season may have ended on a low note, but the recruiting season is only heating up. The Longhorns have made significant strides on the recruiting front in recent weeks, primarily with the announcement of 5-star linebacker Malik Jefferson's commitment to Texas. Many Texas fans throughout the country have not had the opportunity to see Jefferson or any other elite prospects and commits in action, but that will change when the upcoming high school ...

Report: John Chavis to Texas A&M Getting Close

Posted by Heath Clary on December 30 2014 Add Comments
LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis is on the verge of accepting a job to join the Texas A&M coaching staff, according to Brent Zwerneman of The Houston Chronicle. The Aggies have been "heavily pursuing" Chavis for some time now, according to Sean Lester of The Dallas Morning News. Chavis' fate seemed to be sealed in his postgame press conference after LSU's loss in the Music City Bowl to Notre Dame on Tuesday.  When asked if the rumors ...

Georgia vs. Louisville: Score and Twitter Reaction for 2014 Belk Bowl

Posted by Tyler Conway on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Bowl season has been a house of horrors for Mark Richt of late. Three postseason losses in the last four years left many in Athens despondent, disappointed in the program's progress and wondering if the Bulldogs will ever compete with the SEC elite. One win won't quiet the questions. But Tuesday's Belk Bowl should help give Richt breathing room heading into 2015. Nick Chubb rushed for a Belk Bowl record 269 yards, freshman quarterback Brice Ramsey held the fort ...

Duke Basketball: Midseason Stock Watch for Blue Devils’ Stars

Posted by Scott Polacek on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Duke basketball fans may be among the most optimistic in the entire country, but even they couldn’t have imagined this type of start for the Blue Devils. The team is off to a perfect 11-0 start and has won every single game by double digits. Included in those 11 victories are impressive showings against Michigan State, Temple, Stanford, Connecticut and at Wisconsin. What’s more, the individual players have almost all surpassed expectations in the early going. Granted, ...

Florida’s Jacob Kurtz Inadvertently Scores Game-Winning Basket for Florida State

Posted by Ken Chin on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Florida just handed rival Florida State a win in Tallahassee due to a terrible misplay by Gator forward Jacob Kurtz.  With the contest tied at 63-63 with only three seconds remaining, Florida State inbounded the ball and set up junior guard Devon Bookert for the game-winning shot. The only problem was that it was short. That's when Kurtz went to grab the rebound, but he ended up tipping the ball into the basket, scoring two points for ...

Foster Farms Bowl 2014 Live Blog: Stanford vs. Maryland

Posted by Jason Fray on December 30 2014 Add Comments
Stanford 28, Maryland 7 ; Early 3rd Quarter A Pac-12-Big Ten battle will take place Tuesday night when the Stanford Cardinal take on the Maryland Terrapins in the 2014 Foster Farms Bowl.   The contest will begin at 10 p.m. ET. It can be seen on ESPN.  Odds Shark has Stanford as a 14-point favorite. A full box score can be found here, courtesy of more College Football news on

Notre Dame QB Battle Will Be College Football’s Biggest Storyline of 2015

Posted by Mike Monaco on December 30 2014 Add Comments
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — While Brian Kelly has remained steadfast that Notre Dame football’s quarterback situation in the Music City Bowl matchup with LSU was about 2014—not 2015—the future implications are now impossible to overlook. Sure, Notre Dame’s 31-28 victory over the No. 23 Tigers on Tuesday shatters a four-game winning streak and helps soothe some of the pains of a 59-day stretch in which the Irish didn’t win a game. But the unknown future at quarterback ...