Court-storming leads to brawl after Utah Valley-New Mexico State game

Friday, February 28th, 2014

It was as inevitable as an invasion of Russia in winter ending badly: some day, an innocuous court-storming would turn ugly with a player-fan incident. Thursday was that day, and Orem, Utah was the unlikely site. Utah Valley topped New Mexico State 66-61 in an overtime thriller Thursday night. Utah Valley ...

Week 14 College Football Scores

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Read my week 14 picks. Now you have something to do for ten minutes. Record after week 13: 145-63 (105-98-5 ATS)

Virginia Tech Wins ACC Coastal Division, Sticks It To Boise Haters

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Virginia Tech has won their division and earned a berth in the ACC Championship game with their 31-17 win over the Miami Hurricanes. The Hokies have won nine straight games and are 7-0 in the ACC this year. This, of course, after they started 0-2 with losses to Boise State ...

Style Points Are Ruining America

Monday, September 27th, 2010

All the talk this season related to the BCS is whether or not Boise State is going to make the national championship game. Everyone seems to agree that simply going undefeated isn't enough anymore (even though BYU won a national title by winning 24 straight games) because the Broncos simply ...

ESPN College Basketball Expert Never Heard Of Jimmy Chitwood

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Adrian Branch and Todd Harris called last night’s WAC showdown between Nevada and Utah State on ESPN2. Being the avid college basketball fan that I am, I decided why not watch my third game of the night (Michigan State-Minnesota and Northwestern-Wisconsin had my attention earlier). I'm semi-watching the game, more ...

TheBaker’s College Basketball Files: Early Mid-Major Eye Test

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

As every college basketball season unfolds, the search for the next Mid-Major team to achieve NCAA Tournament success takes form. The usual characters are still there. Butler is still good despite its inability to beat any top-25 teams (1-3, if you count the win against an Evan Turner-less Ohio State). Gonzaga has ...

McD’s College Football Preview Part One: 9 Predictions For 2009

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Before I get started, congratulations to Phillips' sister and baby-daddy (I kid, I kid) Eric on the birth of their daughter. I don't get to do my Luca Brasi impression until her wedding, I guess, but in any case congratulations to everyone. Now on with the college football-related wrongheadedness. 1. Colin Kaepernick will ...