Rant-O-Matic: Previewing Arkansas State vs. LA-Lafayette, Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls

Here’s the latest edition of Rant-O-Matic for October 23, 2012:

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. LA-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

It’s always fun to get an early taste of college football at the beginning of the week and fans will have an interesting matchup to watch on Tuesday between two teams looking to make a statement in the Sun Belt standings.

Both Arkansas State and LA-Lafayette enter Tuesday’s game with a 2-1 record in the conference and will look to keep pace with Louisiana Monroe–who sit on top of the Sun Belt standings with a 3-0 record. The Red Wolves may be the defending champions of the conference, but don’t be surprised if the Ragin’ Cajuns take this game as they’ve won eight in a row at home.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls

With the start of the NBA regular season one week away, numerous teams begin their last-minute preparations in the final days of preseason. Four games are scheduled for Tuesday night–with the best matchup coming from Chicago as the Thunder take on the Bulls.

Both teams got off to a rough start at the beginning of the preseason as Oklahoma City dropped their first two games before going on to win their next three games. As for Chicago, they’ve won their last two games after a 1-2 start as they continue to wait and see what the beginning of the season holds without Derrick Rose.

It may only be a preseason game, but this could be a potential preview of the NBA Finals if last season is any indication of what to expect from these two teams.

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