The College Tailgate’s Bowl Pick ‘Em Special

With the graduation of Peter Fiorentino, a darkness fell across the land. Jamey Schilling was left without an opponent for his annual College Football Bowl Selection Article. Schilling searched far and wide for a worthy competitor to fill Fiorentino’s shoes, but came up empty. That is, until columnist Brad Dickson stepped in. Seemingly at the last possible moment, like the

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TCT Roundtable February 25th

Another week of sports means another week of questions for The College Tailgate staff. Have a question you want answered? Email us: thecollegetailgate@gmail.com.   NBA: The race to make the playoffs in the Western Conference is getting tight as four teams compete for three spots. Amongst Portland, Dallas, Utah and Houston, who is most likely to miss out and who

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PAC-12 CBB Preview

Don’t worry avid PAC-12 fans. Things could only go up after last year. Thankfully, they’ve gone up in a rather respectable way. Welcome to the 2015-2016 PAC-12. Leading the PAC The tippy-top of the conference is still dominated by good ol’ Zona. That doesn’t seem to be up for contention at the moment. But those following on its heels are all not only

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The Dreaded 5 vs 12 Matchup

Remember North Dakota State, Harvard, and Stephen F. Austin from last year? Ole Miss, California, and Oregon from the year prior to that? And Virginia Commonwealth and South Florida in 2013? What do all of these teams have in common? Yes, most of them are mid-major programs who normally don’t have fantastic basketball teams, but they all were 12 seeds

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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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