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2009 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Schedule/Matchups Announced

April 22nd, 2009
ACC2009 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Highlights

Familiar Foes: In addition to meeting in the 2009 NCAA Championship Game and last year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Michigan State and North Carolina played in the first two Challenges (1999 and 2000) with the Spartans winning both games. North Carolina won both games last year.

First-Ever Meeting: Minnesota and Miami will square off in the first meeting between the two programs.

College Basketball: 20 Random Observations..

January 8th, 2009
Boston College
20 Random Rants, Thoughts, and Observations from the Week in college basketball by CollegeHoops.net Editor Shawn Siegel:

1 - So if beating #1 makes you go from a nobody to a somebody, does BC go back to being a nobody after losing to the 199th (RPI) team at home? (or were they just somewhere in the middle the whole time).

GameNight: Minnesota at Iowa

January 8th, 2009
Jan 8 2009 - 7:00pm

Preview & Prediction: By Blake Hofstad

College Football: January 1st-3rd Preview

January 1st, 2009
Alabama

Happy New Year! The first day of 2009 offers up some intriguing matchups on the gridiron, but given the recent phenomena of spreading out bowl games over an entire month New Year's Day can seem a bit barren to some. Bragging rights for conferences are on the line as well, most notably in a couple of matchups between the Big Ten and SEC along with a traditional showdown in Pasadena. The league/team with the most to lose: Virginia Tech, champions of the ACC.

GameNight: Iowa vs Iowa State

December 12th, 2008
Dec 12 2008 - 8:05pm

Preview & Prediction: By Raphielle Johnson

College Basketball: 20 Random Thoughts & Observations

November 26th, 2008
Demar DeRozan20 Random Rants, Thoughts, and Observations from the Week in College Basketball by CollegeHoops.net Editor Shawn Siegel:

1 - Jonny Flynn is even better than I ever gave him credit for. He's more than just a speed guy.. he's a money point guard.

2 - Syracuse needs to do some serious work on their ole 2-3 zone. The problem right now is simply personnel. They don't have enough length & height to really cause havoc with their traps.

3 - Damion James (Texas) is up there right now for the Least-Improved Player award.

Big Ten Coach Ranking: Tom Terrific

November 24th, 2008
Tom Izzo - Michigan St

 

It doesn't appear that too many Big Ten teams are going to light the college hoops world on fire this season.  However, more than likely this will only be a temporary slump.  With the level of coaching talent roaming the sidelines in the league, its teams are sure to be competing for national championships again sooner rather than later.

1) Tom Izzo - Michigan State