Nebraska 18-19 Preview

If I'm Tim Miles, I'm answering every call from my agent. This started in the summer of 2016, when then-athletic director Shawn Eichorst opted not to extend Miles' deal for at least another season, which would have kept the balance at an industry-standard five years. The reason that's industry standard »

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Minnesota 18-19 Preview

Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth. I'm not sure if Mike Tyson used those exact words, but those are the ones we all remember. And Minnesota had a plan last year (keep up the defense, take some of the load off Nate Mason on offense) »

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Michigan State 18-19 Preview

I would not have believed it if I didn't see it. With the season on the line, against a Syracuse team playing its signature 2-3 zone that the Spartans were struggling to shoot over, Tom Izzo saw fit to play Ben Carter and Xavier Tillman 45 combined minutes. This, compared »

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Michigan 18-19 Preview

The most unbelievable part of Michigan's run to the Championship Game last year was that it was a defense-led effort. The Wolverines finished 3rd nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency, and they held every NCAA Tournament opponent to a point per possession or less ('cept Nova, of course). Do we give »

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Maryland 18-19 Preview

It's never boring, at least. The Terps were supposed to have an excellent season last year, after its sensational freshmen class matured into sophomores. Unfortunately, Justin Jackson got hurt early, Ivan Bender then went down, and the team never seemed to get its footing defensively. Ultimately, the Terps were bypassed »

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