UConn predictably won its second-straight national title on Monday night

Rarely, does the winner of the annual 68-team men’s college basketball NCAA Tournament seem inevitable from the start, especially in this day and age of NIL money and the player transfer portal. But that was the case this season when UConn was the heavy favorite to win its second-straight national title. The inevitable became a… read more

Caitlin Clark is a polarizing figure, and that’s good for women’s basketball

Guard Caitlin Clark’s historic career in women’s college basketball ended on Sunday afternoon, as her Iowa Hawkeyes fell to the South Carolina Gamecocks, 87-75, in the women’s national championship game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Clark scored 30 points, but it was no match for a much deeper South Carolina squad that finished… read more

Underdog Uprising: Ricky White Ready to Lead UNLV to Greater Heights in 2024

After a stellar 2023 campaign, UNLV star receiver Ricky White seems ready to improve upon last season and set himself up for the NFL soon.

The Final Four is the only semifinal that’s treated like a destination

UConn, N.C. State, Purdue and Alabama have earned spots in the Final Four of men’s college basketball, while UConn, N.C. State, Iowa and South Carolina have all reached the Promised Land on the women’s side. That’s right, I called it the Promised Land. After all, banners, press releases and network shows don’t spend months promoting… read more

2024 FFSN NFL Draft Big Board: Running Back Rankings and Analysis

The 2024 NFL Draft is getting closer by the day, and Fans First Sports Network is here to give you the best draft analysis anywhere! Between now and the NFL Draft, we will reveal our NFL Draft big board, one position at a time. Today, we will continue with the EDGE rushers. Those of you… read more

N.C. State goes from bid stealer to the Final Four

The N.C. State Wolfpack lost in rather quiet fashion at Pittsburgh in their regular-season finale on March 9. N.C. State finished the season with a 17-14 record–including a less-than-impressive 9-11 mark in the ACC. The Wolfpack entered the conference tournament as the 10th seed and an afterthought regarding NCAA Tournament resumes. They were likely hoping… read more

ACC has a strong representation in the Sweet 16

The ACC spent years as the darling conference of men’s college basketball. It was where the true blue bloods of the sport–led by Duke and North Carolina–resided. Michael Jordan. Christian Laettner. Coach K. The Dean Dome. Jim Valvano. Tobacco Road. I can go on, but you get the point. If a conference ever got the… read more

The clock strikes midnight for Cinderella Duquesne in NCAA Tournament

Cinderella stories don’t always come to an end, but they usually do. At least they did for an underdog Duquesne squad that was looking to reach the Sweet 16 in a Round of 32 matchup vs. third-seeded Illinois at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday night. The Dukes, who entered the tournament… read more

Duquesne keeps dancing after upset of BYU in 1st round of NCAA Tournament

What’s better than winning your conference tournament as the number six seed and qualifying for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1977? How about knocking off the sixth seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament? That became Duquesne’s reality on Thursday afternoon, thanks to a 71-67 victory over BYU in a… read more

ACC Tournament Team Rankings

Who has the best chance to win the ACC Tournament this week? Find out if it’s North Carolina, Duke, or a sleeper team here on FFSN!


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