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November 28, 2022

Dick Vitale’s weekly top 25


1. Texas
2. Houston
3. Arizona
4. Purdue
5. Virginia
6. Indiana
7. Creighton
8. Connecticut
9. Baylor
10. Tennessee
11. Kansas
12. Illinois
13. Auburn
14. Duke
15. Gonzaga
16. Alabama
17. Iowa State
18. North Carolina
19. UCLA
20. Michigan State
21. Kentucky
22. Arkansas
23. San Diego State
24. Ohio State
25. Oklahoma

Week of November 28, 2022

Up
USC beat Notre Dame.
Michigan won at Ohio State.
Georgia finished an undefeated regular season.
TCU scored 62 on Iowa State.
Oregon State knocked off Oregon.
The Bills edged the Lions.
The Cowboys beat the Giants.
The Phillies gave president Dave Dombrowski a contract extension.
The Bengals won at Tennessee.
Canada won the Davis Cup.
The Jaguars stunned the Ravens.
The White Sox signed Mike Clevinger.
Washington head football coach Kalen DeBoer received a contract extension through the 2028 season.
Albert Pujols won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award.
Justin Verlander won the AL Comeback Player of the Year award.
The Angels acquired Hunter Renfroe.
Arizona won the Maui Jim Invitational.
Tennessee won the Battle4Atlantis.
Nebraska hired Matt Ruhle as football coach.
The Pirates signed Carlos Santana.

Down
The Bucs lost to the Browns.
Von Miller suffered a knee injury.
North Carolina football lost to NC State.
UNC hoops lost to Iowa State.
Clemson lost at home to South Carolina.
Florida Atlantic fired Willie Taggert.
Syracuse lost to Bryant.
Lakers G Patrick Beverly suspended three games for shoving incident.
The Broncos waived Melvin Gordon.
The Rams released Darrell Henderson.
The Arizona Cardinals fired OL coach Sean Kugler.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire went on the IL (ankle).

Week of November 28, 2022

 

Each week I’ll write about the world of sport:
*I am so appreciative of the many words of encouragement in my journey to beat cancer. With all the love and support, I am now cancer free and was so excited about the Dickie V gala as It raised over $11 million this year to benefit the V Foundation. Next year, we will honor John and Patrick McEnroe, David Robinson, Buster Posey and John Saunders Award for courage, Dereck Whittenburg.

*No doubt CALEB WILLIAMS locked up the HEISMAN TROPHY as he led USC to 38-27 win over ND. Will USC now join Georgia , Michigan, TCU as the 4th team for the college playoffs?

*I’m so annoyed in what the NCAA did to Florid State’s Baba Miller, declaring him ineligible quickly. Are they serious, in the day of where schools that CHEATED THEIR BUTTS OFF and get charged, yet it takes NCAA years to reach decisions but here they pounce on an innocent player. ABUSIVE!

*It is absolutely amazing what Tommy Lloyd has done with the Arizona program. I know that Lute Olson, one of he architects of college basketball, would love what Tommy is doing. He just won the Maui Classic over an outstanding Creighton team .

*I can’t imagine how painful it must be for Louisville and coach Kenny Payne. To be respectable next year, the staff must hit big in the transfer portal plus get some big-time recruits. This is going to be a tough, tough year for the Cardinals.

*Talk about competing with PASSION & PRIDE, just watch the WORLD CUP! One of the biggest upsets ever, according to experts in soccer, was SAUDI ARABIA over ARGENTINA!

Week of November 28, 2022

 
PTP’ER OF THE WEEK: Caleb Williams

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Michigan football

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Saudi Arabia over Argentina at World Cup

STOCK UP: Purdue basketball

STOCK DOWN: North Carolina basketball

College Basketball:

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Oumar Ballo, Arizona. He scored 30 points while grabbing 13 boards in the Maui Jim final over Creighton.

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Purdue. The Boilermakers had convincing wins over Gonzaga and Duke to win the Phil Knight Legacy.

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Iowa State over North Carolina. The Cyclones won at the Phil Knight event.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Tommy Lloyd, Arizona. Hs led the Wildcats past Cincinnati, San Diego State and Creighton to win the Maui Invitational.

Quote of the Week

“I was impressed with the Oklahoma basketball team, which won the event in Orlando. I enjoyed calling that game."
-Dick Vitale