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Kansas Hires Charlie Weis

KRYSTEN OLIPHANT: So apparently Kansas’ main priority in hiring a new head football coach was to find someone who would fit into Mark Mangino’s old coaching gear.

CHRIS PUMMER: Kansas wanted to make a flashy hire, and the did it with Weis. But we all know the big name isn’t always the best pick. Continue reading

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How Good Is Michigan?

BRAD GOLDBACH: I’m still not sold on this Michigan team. The Wolverines look like a one-man team right now, and this is football not basketball.

CHRIS PUMMER: The Big Ten is all about a physical brand of football. So if UMass is going to run the ball down Michigan’s throat, why won’t the Wolverines’ conference foes do it, too? Continue reading

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Big East NCAA Tournament Projections

STEVE KORNACKI:

UConn
Record: 24-2, 12-2
Outlook: Obviously an NCAA tournament lock, and almost certainly a #1 seed, but the Huskies’ chances of holding the top spot in the East region

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The Big East Is Too Damn Big/These Are the Glory Days for Big East

The Big East is stronger than it’s ever been, but expanding to 16 teams has ruined what was once a very special thing.

STEVE KORNACKI: The best way to understand my irrational-seeming disgust with what’s become of the Big East…

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