NCAA Tournament Preview: #5 Ohio State vs. #12 South Dakota State

#5 Ohio State v.s. #12 South Dakota State West Region - Boise, ID Thursday (3/15) 4:00p EST, TNT   Since 1985, only four times has a 12-seed failed to upset a 5-seed in the first round of the tournament. That means over this 32 year span, at least one 5-seed gets upset 87% of

College Basketball Midseason Awards

We are officially half-way through the 2017-18 College Basketball season and what a wild ride it has been! 16 different teams have been ranked in the Top 5 this season and we have seen the #1 team in the country go down 3 times this season, all to unranked opponents

Mark Smith Recruiting Sweepstakes Coming to a Close

Mr. Illinois Basketball winner Mark Smith is set to announce his college decision on Wednesday at 6:00 P.M. CT at Edwardsville High School. The 6-foot- 5 senior combo guard averaged 21.9 points, 8.4 assists, and 8.2 rebounds per game in his senior season at Edwardsville. As a standout baseball player as well, Smith

2016 ACC vs. Big Ten Challenge Preview

Every year, the ACC is put up against the Big Ten for bragging rights as the better basketball conference. Although the ACC had dominated prior to the Big Ten's first win in 2009 (after 10 ACC wins to start the Challenge), the Big Ten has now either tied or won

Big-Ten Conference Standings Prediction

We polled all of our student writers to predict the standings in the Big-Ten this year. Last year our standings were very close and we hope for the same this year. Check out where your favorite team checked in below. 1 Michigan State 2 Indiana 3 Wisconsin 4 Purdue 5 Maryland 6 Michigan 7 Ohio State 8 Iowa 9 Northwestern 10 Penn State 11 Illinois 12 Minnesota 13 Nebraska 14 Rutgers

CPP Podcast: Big Ten Preview

Our first conference preview podcast will discuss the Big Ten from top to bottom including our predictions for Coach and Player of the Year! Zach Beeler, Sean Bock, and Ryan Dahlkamp join host Brad Kreppel to give great analysis and insight into everything Big Ten.