UCLA wins EagleBank Bowl

For a half it looked like Temple, the team from Philadelphia that was used to the frigid conditions in Washington, would run away with this one. Master motivator Rick Neuheisal had other ideas. The UCLA head coach, in a bowl game for the first time since 2002, when he was the head coach at Washington, … Continue reading

Bowl Predictions, Volume 2

And it can’t be any worse than the first version. After watching the first three games, the tallying of the picks just stopped. It was a 180 degree flip from the success picking regular season games. These will go through Dec. 31, at which point the real games begin. AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl: Texas A&M … Continue reading

Portland dismantles UCLA

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jared Stohl and T.J. Campbell scored 15 points each as Portland clobbered UCLA 74-47 Thursday night in the first round of the 76 Classic. The Pilots (4-0) will play No. 22 Minnesota in the semifinals Friday.

College Basketball Preview: Pac-10

Pac-10 men’s basketball could look a lot like Pac-10 football in 2009 – convoluted. The perennial power, UCLA, will not remain such, having lost enough players to fill an entire NBA team in the last few years. The returning champion lost its best player as Jon Brockman graduated from Washington. And the league’s best player, … Continue reading

Saturday Wrapup

Da U. Say what you want about the extensive coverage, here and everywhere else, given to a team that probably does not have real national championship hopes, but it’s Miami. Come on. How do you not get excited about them? Jacory Harris threw interceptions on the ‘Canes first two drives, then came back to complete … Continue reading

The 10th Inning

Number 4 in Minnesota had a big night, Rich Rodriguez really cares about his players and Ricky Rubio gets a little more time in Spain. It’s Tuesday morning of college football’s opening week and you’re in the 10th Inning.