Writers Picks: Random Oddities

    
November 7th, 2008
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CHN writers take a shot at some random predictions and evaluations.. and the results are mostly you'd expect.. with some intriguing exceptions.

 

 

Jeff Borzello

March Madness

Jason Brubaker

SEC

Jeff Fox

NBA Draft

 

Top Conference

Big East

Big East

Big East

Top Non-BCS League

Atlantic 10

WCC

WCC

Top Non-BCS Team

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Worst BCS Team

Indiana

Colorado

Indiana

1st Coach Fired

Jerry Wainwright

(DePaul)

Gary Williams

(Maryland)

Norm Roberts

(St. John's)

Top Prospect

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

BJ Mullens

 

 

 

Raphielle Johnson

Football / Northeast

Kevin McNeill

Top 25

Shawn Siegel

Head Editor

 

Top Conference

Big East

Big East

ACC

Top Non-BCS League

Conference USA

WCC

Atlantic 10

Top Non-BCS Team

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Worst BCS Team

Indiana

Northwestern

Oregon State

1st Coach Fired

Leonard Hamilton (FSU)

Pat Knight

(Texas Tech)

Norm Roberts

(St. John's)

Top Prospect

BJ Mullens

BJ Mullens

BJ Mullens

 

 

Jason Tomassini

Top Freshmen

Joel Welser

NCAA Preview

Joey Whelan

Player Analysis

 

Top Conference

Big East

Big East

Big East

Top Non-BCS League

WCC

Atlantic 10

WCC

Top Non-BCS Team

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Worst BCS Team

Northwestern

Oregon State

Oregon State

1st Coach Fired

Sidney Lowe

(NC State)

Norm Roberts

(St. John's)

Norm Roberts

(St. John's)

Top Prospect

Blake Griffin

Hasheem Thabeet

Blake Griffin

 

 

Consensus:

Top Conference = Big East (8 of 9)

Non-BCS League = WCC (5 of 9)

Non-BCS Team = Gonzaga (9 of 9)

Worst BCS Team = Oregon State/Indiana (3 of 9 each)

1st Coach Fired = Norm Roberts (4 of 9)

Top Prospect = BJ Mullins (5 of 9)