Connecticut and Kentucky couldn’t have met in last year’s championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year’s.
Michigan State wrapped up the Rose Bowl in fitting fashion — with brute force on defense.
This is what it is all about. The hundreds of practices, the endless shooting drills, all the blood, sweat, and tears of a process that starts for each of the 347 teams with a chance to cut down the nets.
While the semifinals of the college football playoff, beginning in 2014-15, will rotate between six predetermined locations, the championship game will be bid out each year in a process similar to the Super Bowl.
This past weekend the Michigan hockey team lost in the NCAA title game 3-2 in overtime to Minnesota-Duluth. Many after the game wanted to complain about the disparity in penalties — Duluth had 9 power plays to Michigan’s 4.