NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils
November 24, 2016

Duke Blue Devils 2016-17 Preview Two seasons ago, the Duke Blue Devils won an NCAA crown with a nucleus of one-and-done talent and experienced complementary parts. Built on nearly the same blueprint, this year’s Blue Devils look poised to do something similar. Three key members of Duke’s 2015 title team and a pair of contributors from last season’s Sweet 16 squad are still around. They’ll play alongside the nation’s No….

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines
November 23, 2016

Michigan Wolverines 2016-17 Preview For a program returning its entire starting lineup, the Michigan Wolverines hardly resembles itself. Three undergraduates transferred over the summer. Two mainstay assistants landed head coaching jobs. Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert, the final remnants of the Wolverines’ 2013 Final Four team, departed. Amid all that change, though, the bricks and mortar of last year’s NCAA Tournament team remain in place. Holding it all up is…

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NCAA Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Florida State Seminoles

Florida State Seminoles
November 23, 2016

Florida State Seminoles 2016-17 Preview Replacing a first-round draft pick after falling short of the NCAA Tournament isn’t as big a worry as it may appear. Leonard Hamilton reloaded again with a recruiting class that ranks among the top 15 nationally for the second straight year. Combine that with rising star Dwayne Bacon’s decision to stay in school for another year, and the Florida State Seminoles actually has better overall…

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NCAA Fantasy Football Preview – UNLV vs Boise State

Boise State
November 18, 2016

UNLV Rebels vs Boise State Broncos No. 20 Boise State received some much-needed help from UNLV last Saturday but the Broncos figure to have a short memory when they host the Rebels on Friday night (Enter Contest). UNLV posted a 69-66 triple-overtime victory over Wyoming and that outcome revitalized Boise State’s odds of reaching the Mountain West conference title game and landing a possible Cotton Bowl bid. The Broncos lost…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Michigan vs Southern Methodist

Southern Methodist
November 18, 2016

Michigan Wolverines vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Michigan got a first-hand look last year at how good of a fit Tim Jankovich could be if he ever took over for Larry Brown at Southern Methodist, which handed the Wolverines their most lopsided loss of the 2015-16 campaign. The Mustangs look to remain perfect under Jankovich on Friday when they square off against Michigan in the championship game of the 2K Classic…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Michigan vs Marquette

Michigan vs Marquette
November 17, 2016

Michigan Wolverines vs Marquette Golden Eagles Michigan faces its stiffest test of the season when it travels to New York City to tangle with Marquette in the semifinals of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden on Thursday (Enter Contest). The Wolverines opened the season with a 76-58 victory against Howard before knocking off IUPUI 77-65 in the regional portion of the tournament. They hope to improve to 5-1 in…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Rutgers vs DePaul

Rutgers
November 17, 2016

Rutgers Scarlet Knight vs DePaul Blue Devils Steve Pikiell looks to become the first Rutgers coach to start his tenure at 3-0 in more than 70 years when the Scarlet Knights head to Chicago to take on host DePaul on Thursday as part of the Gavitt Games (Enter Contest). The Scarlet Knights dispatched Molloy and Drexel with relative ease. Rutger gave their new coach a chance to match Donald S. White,…

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NCAA Fantasy Football Preview – Louisville vs Houston

Louisville
November 17, 2016

Louisville Cardinals vs Houston Cougars Ever since a six-point loss at Clemson on October 1st, Louisville knew it was going to need a number of upsets to happen to teams in front of them in the rankings in order to re-enter the College Football Playoff discussion, and most of them came to fruition last weekend. The Cardinals hope to take advantage of their good fortune and impress the CFP committee…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Pittsburgh vs SMU

Pittsburgh Panthers vs SMU Mustangs
November 17, 2016

Pittsburgh Panthers vs SMU Mustangs Just two games into the season, Pittsburgh and SMU already have two common opponents for comparison purposes when they meet Thursday in the semifinals of the 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project at Madison Square Garden in New York City (Enter Contest). This is the first game all-time between the programs. Pittsburgh survived Eastern Michigan 93-90 in double overtime of the season opener last Friday…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Northwestern vs Butler

Butler
November 16, 2016

Northwestern Wildcats vs Butler Bulldogs A pair of teams coming off 20-win seasons and with high hopes this winter. They’ll gain an early measure on that progress when they meet Wednesday (Enter Contest). Northwestern cruised in its first two contests, while Butler looks to extend its non-conference home winning streak to 30 games at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Wildcats, with three returning starters, rolled over Mississippi Valley State 94-63 in their Friday…

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NCAA Fantasy Football – New College Football Playoffs Picture

College Football Playoffs Picture
November 14, 2016

College Football Playoffs picture shakeup Here is a rundown of the huge upset that affects the College Football Playoffs picture (Enter Contests). Pittsburgh vs Clemson Blewitt didn’t blow it. Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt kicked a 48-yard field goal with six seconds remaining as the Panthers stunned No. 2 Clemson 43-42 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, knocking the Tigers from the ranks of the unbeaten and damaging their hopes for a…

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NCAA Fantasy Football Preview – Boston College vs Florida State

Florida State
November 11, 2016

Boston College Eagles vs Florida State Seminoles Junior Dalvin Cook has a chance to become Florida State’s all-time leading rusher when the 18th-ranked Seminoles host Boston College on Friday night in an ACC matchup (Enter Contest). Cook needs 127 yards to pass Warrick Dunn (3,959) for the top spot in Florida State history. He was held to 65 in last week’s 24-20 come-from-behind victory at North Carolina State. Cook won’t…

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NCAA Football Preview – North Carolina Tar Heels vs Duke Blue Devils

North Carolina Tar Heels
November 10, 2016

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Duke Blue Devils Running back Elijah Hood hopes to build off his best game of the season when his 17th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels visit Duke Blue Devils on Thursday night in a battle for the Victory Bell (Enter Contest). Hood, who has battled nagging injuries all season, rushed for 168 yards in last Saturday’s 48-20 victory over Georgia Tech as North Carolina kept hopes…

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