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2023 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 26

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Houston as the overall number two overall seed for the week ending February 26th, 2023. Another High Major team in Gonzaga is also projected as a #2 seed. A total of 8 […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 9

The big game in the Group of Five this week had to be the two teams that have represented the G5 the four of the past five seasons in the New Year’s Six Bowl games in Cincinnati playing at UCF. Cincinnati has been the representative the past two seasons and were even in the College […]

Missouri Valley Football Conference 2022 Week 7 Review/Week 8 Preview

The MVFC race is starting to take shape as there are just two undefeated teams left in conference play after last weekend. South Dakota State and Southern Illinois are those two unblemished squads and both had impressive wins this past week. SDSU had the spotlight game not just within the MVFC ranks but nationally as […]

2022 Division I Conference Preview: Sun Belt Conference

co-authored by Jamie Williams & Kent Schmidt For the first time in the short history of the Sun Belt Conference, a West Division team won the crown with Louisiana picking up the crown a season ago.  But much has changed since the Ragin’ Cajans defeated Appalachian State in the SBC title game a year ago.  […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 2

The biggest news this week was last Friday in the Group of Five will definitely be losing four of its strongest programs to the Big 12 Conference. The American Athletic Conference’s Cincinnati, Houston, and UCF, along with independent BYU, will be the four new members of the Power Five Conference. The Big 12 unanimously voted […]

Big Sky Football Review and Preview: Week of March 13th

In one of the more normal weeks of college football the Big Sky saw a trio of close contests at four, five, and ten point differences. Weber State outlasted a gutsy performance from UC Davis. Southern Utah pulled far enough away from Cal Poly before they started to awaken. And Eastern Washington stormed back from […]

Big Sky Football Preview Week of 2/27/21

The Big Sky Conference starts their six week conference only schedule this weekend. The teams opting not to play include Sacramento State, Montana, Montana State, Portland State, and Northern Colorado. The rest of the conference looks to navigate the six game schedule into an automatic qualifying position or an at-large big for the abbreviated 16 […]

Colgate Head Coach Dan Hunt gives an update on Raider Football and gets insightful about current events!

This week, CSJ’s David Mays got a hold of Colgate head football coach Dan Hunt and got his opinion on the most important topic of 2020 – crunchy, or creamy peanut butter? Along the way he also talked about the state of the Colgate football program and the unprecedented challenges of this offseason.

College Sports Big South Conference Previews, How To Watch: Week of 11/23/2019

KSU can ill afford a loss in the regular season finale against Gardner-Webb. If that happens, it could open the door to a realm of possible scenarios when the playoff field is announced Sunday. The Owls would finish the regular season with a 9-3 overall record, again, a mark that would normally get a team a postseason opportunity.

CSJ’S HBCU Week 2 Games of the Week

Week 1 in HBCU football saw quite a few upsets, but none was bigger than Howard going out west as a 40+ underdog and defeating UNLV. In week 1 we saw North Carolina A&T flex its muscles and look like a serious contender for the MEAC crown, and we saw Southern show that they’re just […]

Monmouth Rolls Past Gardner-Webb, 23-9, For Road Win

By Marc Rabb Special to College Sports Journal   Editor’s note: This story is courtesy of   BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — Tyrell Maxwell rushed for a team-high 79 yards and Paul Schumacher converted all three of his field goal attempts, as Gardner-Webb fell to Monmouth, 23-9, in the Runnin’ Bulldogs’ season finale on Saturday afternoon.   Monmouth (5-6, […]

EKU Breaks Second-Half Tie To Knock Off Southeastern Missouri, 27-10

By Kevin Britton Special to College Sports Journal   Editor’s Note: This story is courtesy of   CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. — A stellar second half allowed the Eastern Kentucky University football team to turn a 10-10 halftime tie into a 27-10 victory over Southeast Missouri State University on Saturday at Houck Stadium.   The 14th-ranked […]

Monmouth Forces Turnovers, Topples Liberty In Overtime

By Gregory Viscomi Special to College Sports Journal   Editor’s Note: This story is courtesy of Monmouth athletics   WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – The Monmouth University football team’s defense forced three turnovers and sophomore kicker/punter Matt White hit the game-tying and game-winning field goals at the end of regulation and in overtime, respectively, as […]