The underappreciated J.T. Barrett + 6 other quick CFB stories

We rarely get to know a quarterback’s limitations as well as we have with Ohio State’s Barrett. He has seemingly been around forever. When he threw three interceptions in a 2014 loss to Virginia Tech, the first Guardians of the Galaxy had just come out. When he caught fire in the proceeding weeks, leading the Buckeyes to 47.4 points per game and 10 straight wins, Black-ish and How to Get Away with Murder were debuting on ABC. When he suffered a season-ending injury late in a win over Michigan, "Shake It Off" was the biggest song in the country. That feels like a damn decade ago. And since then, the Barrett plot lines have only continued: the 2015 QB battle with Cardale Jones, the 2015 upset loss

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Football Polls - Week 8 (Oct 15 - 21)
  • AP Poll
  • 1. Alabama
  • 2. Penn State
  • 3. Georgia
  • 4. TCU
  • 5. Wisconsin
  • 6. Ohio State
  • 7. Clemson
  • 8. Miami (FL)
  • 9. Oklahoma
  • 10. Oklahoma State
  • Coaches Poll
  • 1. Alabama
  • 2. Penn State
  • 3. Georgia
  • 4. TCU
  • 5. Wisconsin
  • 6. Ohio State
  • 7. Miami (FL)
  • 8. Clemson
  • 9. Oklahoma
  • 10. USC

Podcast: A long discussion on the NCAA's decision to not punish North Carolina

The NCAA opted not to punish North Carolina on Friday. And, on Sunday, I got with Matt Norlander to discuss it from every angle. Each minute of this episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast is dedicated to the North Carolina case. We explained why the NCAA didn't punish UNC even though the

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Memphis Tigers men's basketball picked to finish ninth in preseason AAC coaches poll

PHILADELPHIA — Memphis point guard Jeremiah Martin and Jimario Rivers didn't initially notice the poster listing out the American Athletic Conference's men's basketball preseason coaches poll Monday morning in a hallway at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott. But once they did, the skepticism

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Devonte' Graham named to Cousy watch list

Kansas senior point guard Devonte' Graham was named to the Bob Cousy watch list, given to the top point guard in the country, announced Monday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Graham, already named the Big 12's preseason player of the year, was one of the 20 candidates for the

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Duke's Duval Among Twenty Candidates for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list candidates for the 2018 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Among the 20 candidates was Duke freshman Trevon Duval, who was a consensus top 10 recruit, and number 1 point guard prospect, for the

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NCAA decision divides audiences

The accrediting agency made its ruling some time ago — and now the NCAA Committee on Infractions' decision marks the end of a very public, six-year process.  But the decision does not undermine the experiences of those who coached, played and studied with an investigation looming overhead.  “You&

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Men's Basketball Polls - Final (Apr 4)
  • AP Poll
  • 1. Villanova
  • 2. Gonzaga
  • 3. Kansas
  • 4. Arizona
  • 5. Kentucky
  • 6. North Carolina
  • 7. Duke
  • 8. UCLA
  • 9. Oregon
  • 10. Louisville
  • Coaches Poll
  • 1. North Carolina
  • 2. Gonzaga
  • 3. Oregon
  • 4. Kansas
  • 5. Kentucky
  • 6. South Carolina
  • 7. Arizona
  • 8. Villanova
  • 9. UCLA
  • 10. Florida

Podcast: A long discussion on the NCAA's decision to not punish North Carolina

The NCAA opted not to punish North Carolina on Friday. And, on Sunday, I got with Matt Norlander to discuss it from every angle. Each minute of this episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast is dedicated to the North Carolina case. We explained why the NCAA didn't punish UNC even though the

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Memphis Tigers men's basketball picked to finish ninth in preseason AAC coaches poll

PHILADELPHIA — Memphis point guard Jeremiah Martin and Jimario Rivers didn't initially notice the poster listing out the American Athletic Conference's men's basketball preseason coaches poll Monday morning in a hallway at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott. But once they did, the skepticism

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Devonte' Graham named to Cousy watch list

Kansas senior point guard Devonte' Graham was named to the Bob Cousy watch list, given to the top point guard in the country, announced Monday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Graham, already named the Big 12's preseason player of the year, was one of the 20 candidates for the

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Duke's Duval Among Twenty Candidates for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list candidates for the 2018 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Among the 20 candidates was Duke freshman Trevon Duval, who was a consensus top 10 recruit, and number 1 point guard prospect, for the

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