2021 - 2022 Season

November 29th, 2021
  1. Duke
  2. Purdue
  3. Gonzaga
  4. Baylor
  5. Texas
  6. UCLA
  7. Kansas
  8. Villanova
  9. Arkansas
  10. Kentucky
  11. Arizona
  12. BYU
  13. Florida
  14. Indiana
  15. Michigan
  16. Houston
  17. Alabama
  18. Connecticut
  19. USC
  20. Tennessee
  21. Auburn
  22. Illinois
  23. Iowa State
  24. St. Bonaventure
  25. Ohio State

Week of November 29th, 2021

Michigan’s Hassan Haskins ran for five TDs.
Duke knocked off Gonzaga.
The Rays gave Wander Franco a 12-year deal.
The Patriots won their sixth straight game.
The Texas Rangers signed Marcus Semien to seven-year deal
USC hired Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma.
The Bucs beat the Colts.
The Phoenix Suns won 16 straight games.
Penn State gave James Franklin a 10-year deal.
Wake Forest gave Dave Clawson an extension.
The Mets signed Starling Marte and Eduardo Escobar.
The White Sox signed Kendall Graveman.
The Cardinals signed Steven Matz.
Michigan State gave football coach Mel Tucker a 10-year deal.

The Steelers were blown out by the Bengals.
The Rams have lost three straight games.
Wisconsin lost to Minnesota, costing a bid in the Big Ten title game.
Cincinnati lost to Monmouth.
Pittsburgh lost to Maryland-Baltimore County.
The Giants fired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett.
The Titans waived Adrian Peterson.
The Bulls lost to the Rockets.
The Cowboys lost to the Raiders.
Louisiana Tech and Skip Holtz parted ways.

Week of November 29th, 2021

Each week I’ll write about the world of sports:
  • I feel great as being at courtside this week was great medicine. Calling Gonzaga-UCLA and Dayton-Kansas made me feel better.
  • What a fantastic moment for Maize and Blue fans! MICHIGAN 42, OHIO STATE 27 Jim HARBAUGH took all the heat and simply rolled up his sleeves and great work ethic by the entire Wolverine football family. It has been a long time since UM could celebrate after a Buckeye win.
  • Chet Holmgren of ⁦Gonzaga is the most unique, multi-skilled seven-foot player I have seen in my 43 years at ESPN.
  • Yes I am bias since we have eight ND degrees in my family, but anyone objective would have the Irish in their top four. The Fighting Irish have been on fire.
  • Iowa State is an incredible story. After winning just two games last season, the Cyclones moved to 6-0 with wins over ranked teams Xavier and Memphis. TJ Otzelberger has done a great job in Ames.
  • The Tampa Bay Bucs keep finding ways to win. They beat the Colts in another nail biter.

Week of November 29th, 2021

PTP’ER OF THE WEEK: Hassan Haskins, Michigan
TEAM OF THE WEEK: Phoenix Suns
SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Dayton over Kansas
STOCK UP: Iowa State basketball
STOCK DOWN: Pittsburgh Steelers


College Hoops

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana. He hit 18-of-24 FG, with 43 points, the first Hoosier since 1994 to score 40+ in a game.
TEAM OF THE WEEK: Iowa State. The Cyclones won two games last season; they beat ranked foes Xavier and Memphis to win the NIT tip-off.
COACH OF THE WEEK: Cliff Ellis, Coastal Carolina. He earned his 800th career victory.
DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Paolo Banchero, Duke. He scored 21 points in a win over Gonzaga.
SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Dayton over Kansas. The Flyers were a 16-point underdog and trailed by 15 in the first half before winning 74-73.


Quote of the Week

“Dayton lost to UMass-Lowell, Lipscomb and Austin Peay, yet came on to beat Miami of the Acc, Kansas of the Big 12 and Belmont to win a tourney in Orlando."

-Dick Vitale