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John Feinstein: College Basketball Coaches Should Play Tough Games Early

Ten years ago, in my role as the ‘matchmaker’ for the BB+T Classic, I attempted to get Syracuse to come to Washington, D.C. to play Maryland in The Verizon Center. 1,585 more words


Playoff Projection: A jumble beyond the No. 2 seed

Each week that the College Football Playoff selection committee meets to rank what it sees as the top 25 teams in the FBS, there are certain tiers or groupings of teams that merit more debate and discussion than others. 414 more words

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"Denzel Valentine's Day"

If there was one takeaway from the Champions Classic last night, it’s that Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine is ready for primetime. Ok, it sounds like a cliche, especially considering he’s already Top DOG on a perennial contender, led by the unrivaled Tom Izzo, and has been in the national spotlight for quite some time. 242 more words


Denzel Valentine's Historic Performance Lifts Michigan State Over Kansas

Denzel Valentine’s historic night shot the Spartans past the Jayhawks to cap off an exciting 31 hours of nonstop basketball. 352 more words

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Playoff Projection: Fourth seed is the tough seed

As two of the hottest teams in college football, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State appear headed to highest-stakes Bedlam matchup in the game’s history.

Perhaps it’s good that the better team will be decided on the field, because the Football Four Playoff Projection panel had difficulty deciding between the two in its voting this week. 288 more words

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Plenty Of Schools Relying On Multiple Impact Transfers


The large number of transfers in college basketball creates opportunities for guys to shine at one school after starting their careers elsewhere. 627 more words


Four elite high school hoopers sign to Michigan State's 'best class ever'

EAST LANSING — All four signatures are in on perhaps the best recruiting class Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo ever has assembled, one that ranks No. 320 more words

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