Roundtable – April 7th

Monday night’s NCAA championship game was objectively one of the most entertaining ever. Was it the best NCAA Championship game of all time? Kellan Buddy: I’d say definitely the best in the 21st century; certainly in our lifetime. Nobody thought that Jenkins would hit that three after Paige nailed it. To be honest, I feel bad for Marcus Paige; hope his

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Questions of the week: November 26

The College Tailgate staff has decided to launch a weekly article where all our writers get their two cents on the biggest narratives of the week from all around the sports world. Let us know what you think of this idea in the comment section below! NFL QUESTION The Dallas Cowboys ended a seven game skid this weekend and moved

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10 Bold Predictions for 2015-2016 NCAAM Basketball Season

I can honestly say that was one of the most boring tournaments I have ever watched (with the exception of Day 1). Next season I can guarantee at least one thing…we will have a far more entertaining tournament. After the first few games, the only things of any interest that happened were pretty much: NC State beat Nova, ‘Sconsin stuffed

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5 Times it’s Acceptable to Hate a Team

We’ve all been there. We’ve all watched as that one team we hate with a passion that burns hotter than the deepest pit of Hell wins a title, wins a game, wins $2 on a scratch-off lottery ticket while we’re stuck with our team who only wins a “free game.” It’s the worst. Heck, it’s worse than the worst, because every time

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: South

Perhaps the biggest cinderella this year, dangerous teams finally living up to expectations, and a 16-1 UPSET?!?! Welcome to the South. Oh, and sweet tea. I forgot to mention that. It wouldn’t be the South without sweet tea, and North Dakota. Because geography. There’s a lot to cover, so we’ll get right at it. I will only be doing the first

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The College Tailgate’s Guide for a Flawless Bracket

It’s that time of year again. It’s the glorious few weeks where sixty-eight college hoops teams fight for supremacy, office efficiency grinds to a screeching halt, and millions bet on which college students can put a ball through a hoop the best. I’m talking of course about March Madness, the NCAA Basketball Tournament! A key part to every March Madness

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Conference Madness: Part 1

On March 3rd we embark upon the craziness that is March Madness. A month full of heartbreak, triumph, and Cinderella stories begins with the 31 conference tournaments and 342 teams (take out the IVY League and the lonely Independent N.J.I.T) across the nation. By Easter Weekend, the pot will have all but boiled down to just four teams. The questions

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Player of the Year: Kaminsky or Okafor?

It’s March now, and you know what that means?! Yes, Daylight Saving Time, slushy roads and leprechauns! Oh, and the best month of basketball is officially here. Believe it or not, Selection Sunday is less than two weeks away, and the tournament picture is starting to come into focus. Most of the attention during March and all of its glorious

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Good Riddance to Dickie V

By Sean Carney This past Wednesday, Duke and North Carolina squared off at Cameron Indoor in what will go down as one of the best games of the regular season. Duke made a soaring last-minute comeback to bring the game into overtime where they would go on to eventually win behind a monster performance from Freshman Tyus Jones. For many,

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Coach 1K: Mike Krzyzewski, Greatest Ever?

One thousand. That right there is a number that for many and most coaches, players, and fans of the sports world, is entirely unattainable. It’s something legendary, and therefore is only fitting of someone with an equally illustrious pedigree. Simply put, it takes an extraordinary person to be around long enough, and to perform consistently well enough in that time,

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