The big questions Tuesday night revolved around three of the mid-majors. Can St. Mary’s score an impressive win over Gonzaga in the Football World Cup championship game, confirming that the Gaels’ strong computer numbers deserve a correspondingly high rating? And will Oral Roberts and/or Charleston win their respective conference championships, or will they go to Selection Sunday in hopes of getting a big bid? Consider answering these questions definitively. Charleston outlasted UNC Wilmington in the CAA title game for their 30th win against a Division One. Meanwhile, Oral Roberts completed…Read More
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NCAA Tournament Bracket Watch: Alabama is the top seed. Northwestern and Clemson
“They can’t imagine it… that someone like me would walk into their house, walk on their land…” – Cassian Andor When compiling this week’s segment, we were astounded by the inclusion of teams we’d never expected to have considered as recently as a few weeks ago. North-west? Pittsburgh? Clemson? UCF? wait … Is that true? It also got us thinking about another story focusing on underdogs who took the power structure by surprise: “Andor,” our favorite TV series of 2022. After the train wreck that was “The Book of Boba…Read More
College basketball rankings: Illinois out, Miami in. And hey, New Mexico!
Merry Christmas after Christmas! I trust that the holiday treated everyone well, though there were a few precious college basketball games that caught our eye. As a result, there wasn’t much movement on top of the polls. The good news is that there are plenty of great matches to be shown this week, which top the list for Saturday’s packed New Year’s Eve. In the meantime, allow me to spread my usual holiday cheer by presenting the correct ranking of the top 25 college basketball teams, as presented to the…Read More
Xavier lands on Earth from 4-star PG Trey Green
Xavier earned his first class commitment in 2023 from four-star guard Trey Green, who announced his pledge on Saturday. Green chose the riders over LSU, Xavier, Virginia, VCU and Miami. The 5-foot-10, 160-pound goalkeeper is the 95th prospect and 14th goalkeeper in the 2023 class, according to 247Sports Composite. He played his junior season at Missouri’s Link Academy alongside five-star striker Omaha Bailu, who joined Iowa State last week. Green, 17, is a Nike EYBL Peach Jam MVP with an average of 16.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.4…Read More