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  • News
  • May 2,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Here’s How the Big Ten’s 20-Game Slate Affected Non-Conference Scheduling

Last season marked the debut of the Big Ten’s 20-game conference schedule, the ACC will follow suit next season and the Pac-12 will implement the change the year after that, which means many power conference teams will play two fewer non-conference games annually for the foreseeable future. Now consider the recently announced scheduling alliance between […]

  • News
  • April 11,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Postseason Grades for Every Big Ten Basketball Team

The Big Ten sent eight teams to the 2019 NCAA Tournament, one year after only four teams from the conference made the Big Dance, and seven of them won at least one game in the tournament. Here are Stadium’s postseason grades for every team in the Big Ten, which take into account the unofficial preseason […]

  • News
  • April 2,2019
  • Andy Wittry

UMKC Coach Billy Donlon Signs Six-Year Contract: Salary, Incentives, Buyout

Former Wright State Coach Billy Donlon will get another opportunity to be a Division I head coach. Donlon, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant at Northwestern after spending a year on Michigan’s staff, signed a six-year contract with UMKC that runs through March 31, 2025. Donlon will earn a base salary of […]

  • March 6,2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Marquette, LSU, Florida & More

Minnesota and Oklahoma picked up massive home wins Tuesday night over Purdue and Kansas, respectively, which might have clinched at-large bids for the Gophers and Sooners. There are numerous NCAA Tournament bubble teams in action Wednesday, including Seton Hall, Florida, Georgetown and Clemson. Each could really use a win, if not several, to solidify its […]

  • February 18,2019
  • Stadium Staff

Stadium’s Pre-Spring College Football Top 25

The college football head coaching carousel has come to a stop, and we now know where the top 2019 recruits will be attending school after the conclusion of the spring National Signing Day. Spring games will start later this month and we’re about six months away from Week 1 of the college football season. We […]

  • February 13,2019
  • Nate Jacobson

Predicting the 2019 Over/Under Win Totals for the Big Ten

After predicting the 2019 over/under win totals for the ACC and SEC,  let’s turn to the Big Ten — a conference with its own unique scheduling format. While the ACC and SEC both utilize an eight-game conference schedule, the Big Ten deploys a nine-game format. In theory, this makes the regular season for all their teams […]

  • February 11,2019
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Stadium’s Pre-Spring College Football Top 25: #25-21

With the 2019 college football season only 194 days away – and counting – it’s never too early to start projecting next fall’s Top 25 teams. My rankings probably will change after spring practices are completed and most assuredly will be tweaked when I submit my Associated Press Preseason Top 25 ballot in August. Today: […]

  • February 6,2019
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Big Ten Football National Championship Odds: Favorite, Dark Horse & More

It has been three years since a Big Ten team has been in the College Football Playoff. It’s been even longer since a Big Ten team has scored in a College Football Playoff game, way back in 2014. Ohio State won the inaugural College Football Playoff in 2014 as a No. 4 seed, upsetting No. […]

  • January 11,2019
  • Nate Jacobson

These Four Football Programs Will Be Overvalued in the Betting Market After Bowl Wins

Bowl season is one of the most enjoyable two-week stretches of the year for college football fans. It’s also filled with misleading results that are caused by a variety of factors including motivation, coaching changes and players sitting out. Teams who had strong wins in bowl season have a better chance of being overvalued in […]

  • December 5,2018
  • Andy Wittry

The Big Ten Has a Competitive Balance Issue and We’re Here to Fix It

The Big Ten East and West, while geographically accurate and nominally an improvement from its divisional predecessors of the Leaders and Legends, are potentially a hindrance to the conference’s College Football Playoff hopes and there’s a chance the current format won’t determine which schools play in the Big Ten Championship in the future. Big Ten […]

  • November 30,2018
  • Nate Jacobson

Five Betting Tips for Conference Championship Saturday

Conference Championship Saturday is here and there’s one more opportunity to make some money before bowl season starts. Here are five pieces of advice to keep in mind before making bets for Saturday’s games.   Stay away from the Big 12 Championship There is a case to be made for both Texas and Oklahoma in […]

  • November 16,2018
  • Nate Jacobson

College Football Best Bets: Nebraska, Syracuse Headline Saturday’s Top Picks

There isn’t much excitement for Week 12 of the college football season, but there are several betting opportunities to take advantage of. There are plenty of motivational angles with “rivalry week” coming up and teams with five wins looking to clinch a bowl berth. Here are seven sides to look at this weekend:   Best […]


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