STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Accustomed to dominating in stretches lately, the 14th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the other end of a big score and needed a savior against a gritty Penn State team on Tuesday night. Enter Ryan Cline. The guard scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift Purdue to a 74-70 victory over the Nittany Lions in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16.
The best college football recruits in the country choose to play ball at a particular school for two reasons: to win national championships and to make it to the NFL. According to research done by Business Insider, using data provided by the NCAA, through Week 3 of the 2016 season, there are 31 schools with at least 21 players on active NFL rosters. Recent struggles aside, let’s not forget that the Oregon Ducks are only two years removed from competing in the CFP title game against Ohio State.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – J.C. Deacon is fond of saying his players are like little brothers to him. Well, family doesn’t sugarcoat things. His No. 3 Florida squad entered this weekend’s SunTrust Gator Invitational with a prime opportunity to win the home event for the first time since 2011. The Gators had captured three of their previous four tournaments, including the spring-opening Sea Best Invitational two weeks earlier, and were the highest-ranked team in the field at the Mark Bostick Golf Course (with Wake Forest next-closest coming in at No. 11). The Gators finished the week a respectable fourth at 13 over, eight shots back of winner Arkansas. But at its home event, Florida feels nothing short