Forget The ACC, Big East, Or SEC; Mountain West Conference Is The Nation’s 2nd Best

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Gosh darn you conference realignment. There’s a good chance come next year, unless something chances with the San Diego State Aztecs, the Mountain West Conference won’t be the same. Given all that’s happening this year with the conference, and quite […]

Big Ten Preview: No. 12 Illinois Fighting Illini Visit Wisconsin

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Not ready for prime time. It was the “men against the boys” in Champaign on Wednesday and the Illinois Fighting Illini need to get back on track. They won’t have to wait much longer though as they visit Madison to […]

Breaking It Down: Northwestern Gets A Much Needed Win At Penn State

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Phew. That one was much needed for the Northwestern Wildcats. Sure, they took down the lowly Penn State Nittany Lions, but it wasn’t just the result, it’s how they won it. They moved the ball well and played aggressive defense […]

Northwestern Wildcats Seek First Big Ten Win At Penn State

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Northwestern Wildcats vs. Penn State Nittany Lions- Big Ten, 8:00 PM EST, TV: ESPNU, Online: WatchESPN Talk about two teams that have had similar seasons up to this point. Both Northwestern and Penn State lost their top scorers in Drew […]

Minnesota Visits Illinois In Major Early Season Big Ten Showdown

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The Big Ten season is still in its infancy and already we’ve had some big time match ups  However, none is bigger to this point than the one Wednesday night in Champaign as the Minnesota Golden Gophers come to town to […]

15 “Must See” Games This Week In College Basketball

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The Fine Fifteen: A Recap Of 15 Of The Biggest Games From Saturday

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Illinois Fighting Illini Look For Big Win In Big Ten Home Opener

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It’s never easy to win on the road in college basketball, especially in the Big Ten. The Illinois Fighting Illini learned that the hard way as they fell to the Purdue Boilermakers in their conference opener. It didn’t matter that […]

The Pac-12 Should Reverse The Refs And Give The Colorado Buffaloes A Win

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Paging Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. What happened last night in Tucson was yet another example egregious college officiating but really was even worse than that for one simple reason. It DIRECTLY led to the difference between a win and loss for the Colorado […]

Northwestern Must “Burn” Offensively To Survive In Big Ten Play

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I told you that was going to be ugly. Very ugly. The Northwestern Wildcats were undermanned and outworked as the number two team in the country, the Michigan Wolverines, cruised to an easy win in both teams Big Ten conference […]

Game Preview: No. 2 Michigan Wolverines Visit Northwestern to Open Big Ten Play

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Good thing, long suffering, Northwestern Wildcats fans got their first bowl game victory in 63 years on Tuesday because this one has the potential to get uggggggly. Northwestern was already without their top two players in JerShon Cobb (academics) and Drew […]

Big Ten Basketball: Stock Up/Stock Down

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It’s nearly time for conference play to start and that means the calender year for 2012 is drawing to a close. In honor of those “end of the year” pieces we see from all different media types, let’s take a […]