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ESPN’s 2020 College Basketball Class Rankings at the COVID-19 induced hiatus (Kentucky continues to dominate)

Here are ESPN’s 2020 College Basketball Class Rankings during a second recruiting dead period due to the coronavirus pandemic:

1.Kentucky
6.BJ Boston (#1SF) Chatsworth,CA (Sierra Canyon)
8.Terrence Clark (#3SF) Wolfebro,NH (Brewster)
25.Devin Askew (#7PG) Santa Ana,CA (Mater Dei)
30.Isaiah Jackson (#5PF) Pontiac,MI (Waterford Mott)

2.Duke
15.Jalen Johnson (#4SF) Glendale,WI (Nicolet)
18.Jeremy Roach (#4PG) Leesburg,VA (Paul VI)
23.DJ Steward (#6SG) Chicago,IL (Whitney Young)
24.Jaemyn Brakefield (#4PF) Jackson,MS (Huntington Prep)

3.North Carolina
11.Day’Ron Sharpe (#2C) Winterville,NC (Montverde)
14.Walker Kessler (#4C) Fairburn,GA (Woodward)
17.Caleb Love (#3PG) Saint Louis,MO (Christian Brothers)
39.RJ Davis (#8PG) White Plains,NY (Archbishop Stepinac)

4.Michigan
13.Isaiah Todd (#3PF) Richmond,VA (Word of God Christian)
36.Hunter Dickinson (#7C) Hyattsville,MD (DeMatha)
71.Zeb Jackson (#14SG) Toledo,OH (Montverde)
76.Terrance Williams (#14PF) Washington,DC (Gonzaga College)

5.Tennessee
16.Jaden Springer (#3SG) Charlotte,NC (IMG)
26.Keon Johnson (#5SF) Bell Buckle,TN (The Webb)
73.Corey Walker (#12PF) Jacksonville,FL (Hargrave Military)
NR.Malachi Wideman (#29SG) Sarasota,FL (Riverview)

6.Arkansas
38.Moses Moodey (#10SG) Little Rock,AR (Montverde)
82.KK Robinson (#20PG) Little Rock,AR (Oak Hill)
83.Davonte Davis (#18SG) Jacksoville,AR (Jacksonville)
88.Jaylin Williams (#13C) Fort Smith,AR (Northside)

7.Gonzaga
5.Jalen Suggs (#2PG) Minneapolis,MN (Minneheha)
54.Dominick Harris (#11SG) Murrieta,CA (Rancho Christian)
59.Julian Strawther (#17SF) Henderson,NV (Liberty)

8.Oklahoma State
3.Cade Cunnigham (#1PG) Arlington,TX (Montverde)
52.Rondel Walker (#11PG) Oklahoma City,OK (Putnam City West)
NR.Montreal Pena (#41PF) Arlington,TX (James Martin)

9.NC State
44.Josh Hall (#11SF) Hickory,NC (Moravian Prep)
62.Cam Hayes (#14PG) Greensboro,NC (Greensboro Day)
NR.Shakeel Moore (#24PG) Greensboro,NC (Moravian Prep)
NR.Ebenezer Dowuna (#22C) Newman,GA (Heritage)

10.Texas Tech
21.Nimari Burnett (#4SG) Chicago,IL (Prolific Prep)
31.Micah Peavy (#6SF) Houston,TX (Duncanville)
NR.Chibuzo Agbo (#32PF) San Diego,CA (Saint Augustine)

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Seeding a sixty-four team college football tournament for the 2019-2020 season

Today, I’m going to be announcing the seedings and pairings for what a sixty-four team tournament would’ve looked like in college football during the 2019-2020 season.

Basic Rules:
1.The four teams that made the playoff are the top seeds (LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, and Oklahoma).
2.Like in the basketball tournament, the top two seed cannot play with the top one seed.
3.Also, I tried my best to not put any of the top four seeded teams together that were in the same conference, but some were inevitable.
4.I used locations that would’ve been used for the 2020 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

South Region (Houston)

St. Louis
1.LSU
16.Ohio

8.Arizona State
9.SMU

Sacramento
5.Michigan
12.TCU

4.Baylor
13.Indiana

Cleveland
6.Central Florida
11.Hawaii

3.Wisconsin
14.Ole Miss

Tampa
7.Texas
10.Kansas State

2.Florida
15.UCLA

West Region (Los Angeles)

Omaha
1.Oklahoma
16.Arizona

8.USC
9.Kentucky

Albany
5.Memphis
12.Virginia Tech

4.Auburn
13.Michigan State

Omaha
6.Air Force
11.Oklahoma State

3.Minnesota
14.BYU

Spokane
7.Texas A&M
10.North Dakota State

2.Oregon
15.Nebraska

Midwest Region (Indianapolis)

Cleveland
1.Ohio State
16.Stanford

8.Washington
9.Tennessee

Spokane
5.Cincinnati
12.Pittsburgh

4.Utah
13.South Carolina

St. Louis
6.Air Force
11.Louisville

3.Notre Dame
14.Miami

Greensboro
7.Virginia
10.Louisiana Tech

2.Alabama
15.Wake Forest

East Region (New York)

Greensboro
1.Clemson
16.West Virginia

8.San Diego State
9.California

Sacramento
5.Appalachian State
12.North Carolina

4.Iowa
13.Oregon State

Albany
6.Navy
11.Mississippi State

3.Penn State
14.Duke

Tampa
7.Florida Atlantic
10.Louisiana

2.Georgia
15.Tulane

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Former Ivy League Player of the Year Towns chooses to transfer to Ohio State (CBB News)

Harvard standout forward Seth Towns announced he was grad transferring to Ohio State over a list that included Duke among many others. Towns announced his decision on SportsCenter a couple nights ago.

Duke Guard Tre Jones is headed to the NBA Draft according to multiple sources. Jones was the ACC Player of the Year, as he averaged sixteen points and almost seven assists. He is a projected first round pick. Veteran Duke Guard Alex O’Connell could be leaving Duke via the transfer portal but nothing is official yet.

Georgia Guard Anthony Edwards announced he is headed to the 2020 draft as well. Edwards is considered at the very least a top three pick and likely will fall within the top two selections according to most mock drafts. He averaged nineteen points, five rebounds, and three assists during his lone season at Georgia. He signed its Octagon Basketball, which also represents NBA superstars Stephen Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo among many other NBA players.

Here’s the 2020 College Basketball AP All American Team:
G:Payton Pritchard,Oregon
G:Myles Powell,Seton Hall
G:Markus Howard,Marquette
F:Obi Toppin,Dayton
F:Luka Garza,Iowa

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Looking at each conference’s teams who have a shot at the top seed line

Here are the teams with a chance at a one seed by conference entering the weekend of February 28-March 1. Just a note that not all conferences have a chance to get a one seed so they won’t all be listed.All bracketology references will be referring to Joe Lunardi’s latest ESPN Bracketology on February 28,2020.

Atlantic-10
Looking at the top of the Atlantic-10 Standings
1.Dayton 27-2 (16-0)
2.Rhode Island 20-7 (12-3)

Dayton
Led by potential player of the year Obi Toppin, the Flyers have to win out to even have a chance on the one line. With even a single loss, Dayton not be on the one line but likely as a three seed. Dayton is seeded on the two line currently.

ACC
Looking at the top of the ACC Standings
1.Florida State 24-4 (14-3)
2.Louisville 23-6 (14-4)
3.Duke 23-5 (13-4)

Florida State
The number six ranked team in the AP Polls last Monday, strengthened their case for a top seed with a comeback win over number eleven ranked Louisville who Joe Lunardi had as a three seed entering the week. With a loss by current four overall seed San Diego State, Florida State can make a move onto the top line depending on what happens with the lone two seed ahead of them in Maryland.

Duke
Duke has had a rough February discluding their dominant win over Virginia Tech and a game that they shouldn’t have won at the buzzer against North Carolina. Duke has lost to Wake Forest and NC State, two teams that are on or around the NCAA Tournament bubble. Duke needs to heat up because if they want to play in New York and the east region, they need to start winning some games.

Louisville
With a loss to Florida State on Monday, Louisville is putting themselves in a bad position. But like the other two contending ACC squads, a strong finish to the regular season and an ACC Tournament Championship.

Big 12
Looking at the top of the Big 12 Standings
1.Baylor 25-2 (14-1)
1.Kansas 25-3 (14-1)
3.Texas Tech 18-10 (9-6)

Kansas
The top overall seed according to ESPN, Kansas has to hope that Baylor loses so that they can easily land the top seed in the Big 12 Tournament. But the only thing that matters is the likely match up between them and the bears in the conference tournament championship. That game will likely determine the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Baylor
After the loss to Kansas, ESPN has dropped Baylor from the top overall seed line to the number two overall seed line. But the only thing that matters is the likely match up between them and the jayhawks in the conference tournament championship. That game will likely determine the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Big East
Looking at the top of the Big Ten Standings
1.Seton Hall 20-7 (12-3)
2.Creighton 22-6 (11-4)
2.Villanova 22-6 (11-4)

Seton Hall
Seton Hall is the lone team in the Big East with a mostly clear path to get to the top line. They have to hope many teams falter on the top two lines and they have to win out and then win the Big East Tournament title.

Creighton and Villanova
Both teams have to pray that red hot Seton Hall loses to get the top seed in the Big East. Both teams don’t have great shots on the one seed line, though.

Big Ten
Looking at the top of the Big Ten Standings
1.Maryland 23-5 (13-4)
2.Illinois 19-9 (11-6)
2.Wisconsin 18-10 (11-6)
2.Penn State 21-7 (11-6)
2.Michigan State 19-9 (11-6)

Maryland
With a win over Michigan State tonight, Maryland clinches no less than a share of the Big Ten title, their first since 2002. But with a Big Ten Tournament Title, they have a real shot of getting to the one line.

Mountain West
Looking at the top of the Mountain West Standings
1.San Diego State 27-1 (16-1)
2.Utah State 23-7 (12-5)
2.Nevada 19-10 (12-5)

San Diego State
Despite their first loss of the season a week ago, they remained a one seed. One loss, though, a major conference team could steal it from them.

SEC
Looking at the top of the SEC Standings
1.Kentucky 23-5 (13-2)
2.Auburn 24-4 (11-4)
3.LSU 19-9 (10-5)

Kentucky
With a win over Auburn today, Kentucky clinches an SEC regular season title. A loss at home versus the tigers today, will totally take them out of the picture to be on one of those top two seed lines.

Auburn
With a win over Kentucky and an SEC Tournament championship, this team has a shot at a two seed.

WCC
Looking at the top of the WCC Standings
1.Gonzaga 28-2 (14-1)
2.BYU 23-7 (12-3)

Gonzaga
Despite the loss to BYU last Saturday, Gonzaga controls their destiny in getting a top seed.

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Junior Point Guard Lander commits to Indiana, possible to reclassify

2021 five-star point guard Khristian Lander announced his commitment to Indiana on Tuesday night. Louisville, Michigan, and Memphis were the other schools involved in his final recruitment. Lander is currently a junior but the option of reclassifying is not out of the question. Lander said “I’m thinking about going 2020 very strongly but I’m not for sure yet” on an article reported by espn. Lander is currently ranked number twelve overall in the junior rankings in the href=”http://www.espn.com/college-sports/basketball/recruiting/playerrankings/_/class/2021/order/true”>2021 ESPN 60.

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cbhsports 2020-2021 College Football Schedule Predictions 3:Ohio State likely to continue dominance in Big Ten

Week Opponent Predicted Record (W/L)
1 Bowling Green Win 1-0 (0-0) Big Ten
2 at.Oregon Win 2-0 (0-0) Big Ten
3 Buffalo Win 3-0 (0-0) Big Ten
4 Rutgers Win 4-0 (1-0) Big Ten
5 Bye None 4-0 (1-0) Big Ten
6 Iowa Win 5-0 (2-0) Big Ten
7 at.Michigan State Win 6-0 (3-0) Big Ten
8 at.Penn State Win 7-0 (4-0) Big Ten
9 Nebraska Win 8-0 (5-0) Big Ten
10 Indiana Win 9-0 (6-0) Big Ten
11 at.Maryland Win 10-0 (7-0) Big Ten
12 at.Illinois Win 11-0 (8-0) Big Ten
13 Michigan Win 12-0 (9-0) Big Ten

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2020 Post Late Signing Period Class Rankings (ESPN Rankings)

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All rankings are according to espn

1.Clemson (Top class in ACC)
3.Bryan Bresee (#1DT) Demascus,MD (Demascus)
13.Myles Murphy (#2DE) Powder Springs,GA (Hillgrove)
23.DeMarkcus Bowman (#4RB) Lakeland,FL (Lakeland)
26.Demonte Capehart (#4DT) Bradenton,FL (IMG)

2.Georgia (Top class in SEC)
8.Kelee Ringo (#1CB) Scottsdale,AZ (Saguaro)
9.Broderick Jones (#1OT) Lithonia,GA (Lithonia)
12.Jalen Carter (#3DT) Apopka,FL (Apopka)
18.Mekhail Sherman (#1ILB) Washington,DC (St. John’s College)

3.Alabama (Second ranked class in SEC)
5.Bryce Young (#1QB-DT) Santa Ana,CA (Mater Dei)
7.Chris Braswell (#4DE) Baltimore,MD (St. Frances Academy)
36.Drew Sanders (#2ATH) Denton,TX (Billy Ryan)
41.Jace McClellan (#5RB) Aledo,TX (Aledo)

4.LSU (Third ranked class in SEC)
12.Arik Gilbert (#2TE-Y) Marietta,GA (Marrietta)
28.Phillip Webb (#2OLB) Sugar Hill,GA (Lanier)
33.Kayshon Boutte (#3WR) New Iberia,LA (Westgate)
37.Jaquelin Roy (#5DT) Baton Rouge,LA (University Laboratory)

5.Ohio State (Top class in Big Ten)
1.Julian Fleming (#1WR) Catawissa,PA (Southern Columbia)
11.Paris Johnson Jr. (#3OT) Cincinnati,OH (Princeton)
58.Luke Wypler (#1C) Montvale,NJ (Saint Joseph Regional)
91.Jaxon Smith-Njigba Rockwall,TX (Rockwall)

6.Texas A&M (Fourth ranked class in SEC)
35.Jaylon Jones (#3CB) Cibolo,TX (Byron P. Steele II)
46.Haynes King (#3QB-DT) Longview,TX (Longview)
47.Demond Demas (#5WR) Tomball,TX (Tomball)
98.McKinnley Jackson (#8DT) Lucedale,MS (George County)

7.Auburn (Fifth ranked class in SEC)
20.Tank Bigsby (#2RB) Hogansville,GA (Callaway)
42.Wesley Steiner (#4OLB) Warner Robins,GA (Houston County)
76.Christopher Thompson Jr. (#2S) Duncanville,TX (Duncanville)
93.Zykeivous Walker (#10DE) Ellaville,GA (Schley)

8.Florida (Sixth ranked class in SEC)
17.Gervon Dexter (#3DT) Lake Wales,FL (Lake Wales)
32.Antwaun Powell (#5DE) Chesapeake,VA (Indian River)
71.Jahari Rogers (#6CB) Arlington,TX (Arlington)
73.Xzavier Henderson (#8WR) Miami,FL (Christopher Columbus)

9.Texas (Top class in Big 12)
21.Bijan Robinson (#3RB) Tuscon,AZ (Salpointe Catholic)
34.Ja’Quinden Jackson (#3ATH) Duncanville,TX (Duncanville)
40.Hudson Card (#3QB-DT) Austin,TX (Lake Travis)
52.Alfred Collins (#7DE) Bastrop,TX (Cedar Creek)

10.Oklahoma (Second ranked class in Big 12)
31.Reggie Grimes (#3OLB) Brentwood,TN (Ravenwood)
61.Andrew Raym (#7OT) Broken Arrow,OK (Broken Arrow)
67.Nathan Anderson (#9OT) Frisco,TX (Rick Reedy)
132.Michael Henderson (#10ATH) Irving,TX (Ranchview)

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2020 Late Signing Period Recap

ESPN 300 QB Malik Horsby committed and signed to be an Arkansas Razorback. Hornsby was the lone QB left in ESPN’s rankings left unsigned.

Cornerback Ennis Rakestraw signed with Missouri over a final list that included college football blue bloods Alabama and Texas.

ESPN 300 Wide Receiver Xzavier Henderson signed with Florida.

Miami landed ESPN’s top ranked safety Avantae Williams, who is ranked number fifty-one out of the three hundred.

Wide Receiver Malachi Wideman committed and signed with Tennessee after flipping from Florida State.

Top seventy overall offensive linemen, Broderick Jones and Sedrick Van Pran signed with Georgia.

Defensive Tackle (no. 98 in the ESPN 300) McKinnley Jackson signed with Texas A&M over Alabama and LSU.

Ranked nnumber 155 in the ESPN 300, Offensive Guard Marcus Henderson commited and signed to the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday.

ESPN 300 Offensive Tackle Jayson Jones flipped his commitment from Alabama and signed with Oregon.

Ranked number 195, Defensive End Princely Umanmielen signed with Florida on Wednesday.

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College Football News:’Bama WR Jeudy to the 2020 draft

Former Arkansas commit, 2020 QB Chandler Morris threw a horns down and committed to Oklahoma over where his dad coaches at Auburn. Top 2020 tight end prospect Darnell Washington committed to Georgia over Alabama, Florida, Miami, and Tennessee. Both committed at the 2020 Under Armour All American Game.

Top NFL Wide Receiver prospect Jerry Jeudy has declared for the NFL Draft. Top Running Back prospects JK Dobbins, Cam Akers, and AJ Dillon. Plus, Washington QB Jacob Eason is headed to the draft. Star Penn State Defensive End Yetur Gross-Matos is going to the draft as well.

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Should Jim Harbaugh be fired?

The one thing everyone wants him to do is beat Ohio State. He has gone 0-5 versus Michigan’s hated rival down south. Harbaugh also closed a season again with back to back losses. If Michigan wants to get to the next level and move to the next tier of college football (Alabama, LSU, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia) they may have to test their luck letting Harbaugh go. Who would replace him? A guy like Stanford Head Coach David Shaw or Iowa State Head Coach Matt Campbell. would be interesting. To get to the next level you have to beat your biggest rival. That is why you should fire Jim Harbaugh and move on.