Michigan basketball clearly owns the state but can they own the nation?

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Michigan State

If you follow college hoops, it’s pretty obvious that the University of Michigan owns the state. But on Thursday night, the Wolverines have a golden opportunity to move one step closer to owning the nation when they square off against Texas A&M with the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament on the line. Is owning … Read more

JUST IN: Point spread/game time released for Michigan vs. Texas A&M

The the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are officially in the books and the University of Michigan, despite playing poorly in each of their first two games, has found their way into the Sweet 16. On Thursday night at 7:35 p.m. EST, the No. 3 Wolverines will square off against … Read more

College Five: The games to watch in opening weekend of college football

College football is officially a week away. There are preliminary games amongst smaller schools this Saturday, August 26, but the real action doesn’t start until that upcoming Thursday, August 31. When the Labor Day weekend starts, college football is back in full swing. Below are the five games to watch on Labor Day weekend that … Read more

Best of College Football: Mascots

Mascots are a unique part of the college sports experience. Programs can become defined by their mascots if they are popular enough: like the Seminoles for Florida State or the Buckeyes of Ohio State. These mascots are personificatIons of the team and the fan base and continue to rile up their respective crowds to this … Read more

Top 5 plays from Week 8 of college football

What a weekend of college football yet again. MSU continues to freefall. Ohio State feels the power of the white out. West Virginia, Alabama, Michigan, and Western Michigan continued their undefeated seasons in emphatic fashion. Here’s another five plays from an ever-evolving 2016 season:

W2W4: Top 5 college football games to watch in Week 8

Week 7 of the college football season was full of surprises and shocking finishes. NC State gave away an upset of Clemson with a missed field goal. Ohio State just barely escaped with their record unscathed in Madison. Alabama took care of business as usual and look to be working like the machine that Nick … Read more

Top Plays of College Football’s Week 6

78-0. That’s a Big Ten conference game final score. Tennessee almost came back from a porous first half again. Alabama took care of business yet again. Schools that had success the year before continued to struggle as well. Storied programs like Texas, Notre Dame, Stanford, and Michigan State continued to struggle in 2016. Here are … Read more

W2W4: Top 5 College Football Games, Week 6

Even though Michigan State has faltered lately and the Michigan Wolverines FINALLY have a road game, albeit a pedestrian game against Rutgers, there are still going to be some games that are ‘must-see TV’ this weekend. We’ve got you covered here at Detroit Sports Nation with a snapshot of the five most interesting games this coming weekend. Click through and tell … Read more

W2W4: Top 5 College Football Games, Week 4

Hard to believe it’s already week 4 of the college football season, but here we are as the Big Ten and Pac-12 conference schedule gets underway this weekend. Meanwhile down South, ESPN College Gameday is taking a trip to Knoxville for yet another clash between the Gators and Vols. Can Tennessee snap its 11-game losing … Read more

W2W4: Top 5 college football games across the country this weekend

It’s finally that time of year. Yes! It is college football season! After what seemed like a long Summer without football, the college game kicks of its season with one of the most anticipated slate of games in recent memory. In total, there are four top-25 match-ups on the docket this weekend. If you’re asking … Read more

Schools who have benefited from conference realignment

With the newest college season on the horizon, we decided to re-analyze the biggest catalyst of college sports in the last decade; conference realignment. There have been seismic effects of the realignment process and some schools have truly thrived with the new changes. Newer schools in the realm of both college football and college basketball have … Read more

Top 10 non-conference college football matchups in 2016

In the College Football Playoff era who you schedule in the non-conference is arguably just as important as how strong your conference is. Non-conference games have become a major factor in the selection process and teams that test themselves against the best will be rewarded. With that said, which non-conference match-ups are you looking forward … Read more

NCAA Tournament: Power Rankings for the Sweet 16

The first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Division-I Basketball Tournament is what ultimately gives it the nickname ‘March Madness’. The ‘Cinderellas’ show up as huge underdogs and for one game, they put it out all on the line and pull off stunners. In this year’s tournament, 13 lower seeds won their first round matchups. Of … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – SEC

[tps_header]Every year it seems that the SEC is just Kentucky and everybody else, and despite that being the expectation entering the season, that was far from the case. With just under a week until Selection Sunday, there are plenty of teams in the SEC still fighting to prove they belong in the NCAA Tournament. Texas … Read more

Ann Arbor named No. 1 college town in the country

To the surprise of few, Ann Arbor has just been named the best college town in the country by Forbes. In Forbes’ most recent ranking, they partnered with WalletHub to compile an in-depth ranking of 326 cities that contained a population of at least 7,500 students. Each city was scored on 23 separate criteria centered around living costs, youth environment, and … Read more