As we all recover from our celebrations of the big weekend Kentucky just experienced, including men's basketball's win over the North Carolina Tar Heels and women's basketball's win over the Louisville Cardinals, football fans are waiting on the final word as to who will be the second participant besides the LSU Tigers in the BCS Championship game.
That and more in this edition of the Linkapalooza.
Hal Mumme has an opinion of Craig James, and it isn't exactly "I love him."
Boston College LB Kuechly wins Butkus award - NBC Sports
Danny Trevathan deserved a nomination at least
Jared Sullinger’s ailing, but Ohio State’s adding instant offense - Beyond the Arc
Harris Poll Results Being Withheld Until After BCS Standings Released - Roll 'Bama Roll
As many thought, the Harris Poll results are being withheld until after the final BCS standings are released later tonight on ESPN. This has largely been expected considering that we are roughly two hours beyond their normal release time, but Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated confirmed the matter for good measure. Nailbiting as though it will be, we are just going to have to huddle around the TV sets later tonight on ESPN waiting to see which team's logo appears alongside Mike the Tiger.
Kentucky-North Carolina FanCam
Pretty cool. Hat tip: Anthony Wireman
In like a Lamb, out like a lion
"I [Terrence Jones] told him [Doron Lamb] at halftime that if we were going to win he would be the one to help us do it and knock down some shots for us," Jones said. "When it’s your time Coach will put the ball in your hands. I told him he’d be the one to change the game."
Post-game videos from UK’s win over U of L women - John Clay's Sidelines
Quality of LSU wins nearly unprecedented - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
8 wins over AP Top 25 opponents Since the AP poll began in 1936, no national champion has that many wins against AP Top 25 opponents.
Oh, there's more.
Oklahoma State in the BCS is better for the SEC - Garnet And Black Attack
I don't agree, but his point is reasonable.
What he said. What a stupid argument some fans (and sportswriters) will stoop to.
Alabama No. 2 in Coaches' Poll; Harris Poll Likely Deciding Vote - Team Speed Kills
Lamb shows why he’s so valuable to Kentucky’s success this season - vaughtsviews
BCS Rankings Projections, Week 15: Cancel The Rematch - SBNation.com