The opening weekend of college football was electrifying, but week three could be even better. There are numerous games that could decide divisional winners, but there are also some of the best non-conference matchup of the year. Enough of the intro talk, though, let’s get to the games.
Stakes are high as the Big Ten Challenge continues tonight with No. 9 UNC and No. 2 Maryland
As the NCAA Men’s basketball season rolls around, preseason number 1, the University of North Carolina, is again in the national spotlight.
With the new additions, the ACC has fast become the premiere conference in the nation. In fact, Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski, the coach with the most wins in NCAA Division I history said on May 24 that these new squads meant that the ACC would “be the best conference in the history of the game.” Next year, the best will get better with the addition of last season’s National Champion, the Louisville Cardinals along with their Coach Rick Pitino.
The BCS National Championship Football game matchup is set for Monday, January 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA between #1 Florida State Seminoles (ACC Champs) and #2 Auburn Tigers (SEC Champs). Not only will college football fans be saying good riddance to the entire BCS system, the BCS Coach’s Trophy will be expiring as well. Beginning in the 2014-15 college football season, we will no longer see a Crystal given to College Football’s Champion.
Nick Johnson scored all but two of his 15 points in the second half and No. 4 Arizona beat No. 6 Duke 72-66 on Friday night in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
It marked the latest off-court misstep for Hairston, who had been cited twice in the span of a month while driving a rental vehicle linked to a convicted felon. Authorities dropped one set of those charges last week.
Florida State Seminoles receiver Greg Dent was arraigned on second-degree sexual assault charges Monday, a felony count that likely means an indefinite suspension for the senior-to-be and a potential jail term of up to 15 years.
Krzyzewski is returning for another 4-year stint, extending a run that included leading the Americans to two straight Olympic golds while helping reshape a program that needed a jolt to keep up with the growth of international basketball.