Wisconsin only has itself to blame in a deflating 23-16 loss to Minnesota on Saturday afternoon to lose the Paul Bunyan’s Axe in back-to-back years for the first time since the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons. Turnovers, sloppy penalties, and a stagnant offense contributed to the loss and the passing defense looked lost against backup quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis. The positive is that the run defense held … Continue reading Wisconsin shot themselves in the foot in a loss to Minnesota.
In case you missed the first two servings of this delicious prediction meal, check out the regular season conference predictions for the A10 through the Big South (alphabetically speaking) and the Big 10 to the Mountain West. You may be sad for your squad but not disappointed with the delivery. It’s time to stop banging our heads against the gridiron and stop and smell the … Continue reading The Dumb and the Daring: Conference Champions Finale
The Big 12 Conference has become the definition of excellence in college basketball. The last two national champions have come from the Big 12 — Baylor in 2021 and Kansas in 2022. Now, the conference may be gaining another elite basketball program with the possible addition of Gonzaga. It was announced recently that Gonzaga’s athletic director and the Big 12 commissioner, Brett Yormark, met to … Continue reading Gonzaga x Big 12
With College Basketball just around the corner, there are many quality teams that aren’t receiving the attention they should be. Multiple squads will start out hot, and fizzle but one team to watch is the Syracuse Orange as they have a young, talented roster. History Syracuse University basketball is one of the winningest programs in modern day NCAA history. The program is ranked fifth in … Continue reading Who is the Darkhorse Team to watch in College Basketball?
You know you’ve reached the pinnacle of daring when your own mother calls you to share her disdain over your predictions. The Dumb and the Daring has already reached unprecedented heights! We press on through the next set of 10(ish) conference picks as we hit the remaining two “Big” conferences and a bevy of mid-majors. If you want to read about the other 4 “Bigs” … Continue reading The Dumb and the Daring: Conference Champions Edition, From the Big 10 to the Mountain West
Following the moderate exceptional praise of the first edition of The Dumb and the Daring, it is without question that Episode 2 get released immediately! While Episode 1 took a grand overview of what will assuredly be the biggest stories of the college hoops season, over the next few weeks we will be combing the desert to identify the treasure of each conference and make … Continue reading The Dumb and the Daring #2: Conference Champions Edition
Daytime drama isn’t just for the workplace. The Young and the Restless, winner of 11 Daytime Emmy Awards and the highest-rated daytime drama on American television for over 30 years is the architect for drama perfection. Yet all great things must come to an end as a new standard for excellence in drama is being read by you, right now, in the first edition of The Dumb … Continue reading The Dumb and the Daring: NCAA Basketball Pre-Season Predictions
This week‘s week we dime isn’t your typical top-ten list. Instead, our NCAA basketball podcasters came up with two lists for you just in time for the NCAA schedules to be released. Here is the Ten Team Ticket Challenge: When Shea and I were looking for a way to add some fun to the NCAA basketball regular season, we settled on what’s about to be … Continue reading Weekly Dime—The Ten Team Ticket Challenge
In the small town of McPherson, KS, on the corner of Ash St. and Kansas Ave. beams the “Globe Refiners” mural. This giant painting was made in homage to the AAU basketball team owned by the Lario Oil and Gas Company in the 1930s. While the AAU power would lose to the Universal Pictures Universals at the 1936 US Olympic tryouts by a heartbreaking score … Continue reading The Big 12 is Doubling-Down on Basketball, and is Still Going to Beat the House with Football.
Elite-8 Greatest College Basketball Coaches of All Time In a world where player performance, stats, Instagram videos, and highlight reels dominate the sports scene, college basketball is one of the few venues where coaches stand equal to the players that surround them. The impact coaches have on college hoops is significantly more tangible and visible compared to the professional sports that make up today’s media, … Continue reading Mental Dimes NCAAM Basketball Elite-8: The Greatest College Basketball Coaches of All Time