It happens every March. It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s memorable and, often times, it’s frustrating. It is the NCAA Tournament office pool.
Vee Sanford scored on a layup with 3.8 seconds left to lift 11th-seeded Dayton to a 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Maryland is really behind the pack away from the Comcast Center. Since Mark Turgeon took over as head coach, the Terps are 4-15 in ACC road games.
With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
The Maryland Terrapins had a chance on Wednesday night to make a statement to the college basketball world.
LaQuinton Ross scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half, hitting his first four 3-pointers, to lead No. 5 Ohio State to an early lead and a 76-60 victory over Maryland on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.
Shannon Scott scored a career-high 16 points and LaQuinton Ross, also starting for the first time as a junior, had 14 points and a personal-best 11 rebounds to lead No. 11 Ohio State past Morgan State 89-50 on Saturday.
To say that I’m on a roll with my football selections would be an understatement. Over the last couple of weekends, I’ve have been surprising even myself with this consistent brilliance. If I continue at my current pace, I may have to consider a career change.
Ralph Russo of the AP joined Vinnie and Rob Wednesday and discussed some interesting story lines as the college football season gets underway Thursday night.