Midwest Connection: Takeaways From Big Ten’s Ann Arbor Pod
Burke Granger’s loaded notebook from Ann Arbor highlights some players who stood out for Michigan, Illinois and Michigan State.
Fitt Bits: Takeaways From Tennessee’s Series Win At Georgia
Aaron Fitt breaks down Tennessee and Georgia after the SEC-opening series win for the Volunteers in Athens.
Midwest Power Rankings: Nebraska Rising
Notre Dame remains atop the Midwest Power rankings heading into Week Five, but Nebraska is making its move up the list.
Midwest Connection: On Wright State, Kent State, Minneapolis Wrap
Our Midwest dynamic duo of Patrick Ebert and Burke Granger empty out their overflowing notebooks with breakdowns of standout players from Wright State, Kent State, Nebraska and Minnesota.
Midwest Connection: Freshmen Shine In Big Ten’s Opening Weekend
Righty Jason Savacool came up huge when Maryland needed him most, headlining our look at impact freshmen who shined in opening weekend of Big Ten action.
Buckeyes, Spartans Make Strong First Impressions In Greenville
Ohio State and Michigan State both opened their seasons by going 3-1 at the Big Ten’s Greenville pod, and both teams look like they have staying power in what should be a wild Big Ten race. Aaron Fitt breaks down the Buckeyes and Spartans.
Midwest Power Rankings: Irish On The Rise
Notre Dame won a road series at Wake Forest to move up to No. 2 in the Midwest Power Rankings. Find out how the Midwest teams line up heading into Big Ten opening weekend.
Midwest Connection: Spotlight On Omaha, Notre Dame, Indiana State, North Dakota State
In this week’s Midwest Connection notebook, Patrick and Burke examine four surging teams: Omaha, Notre Dame, Indiana State and North Dakota State.
Midwest Power Rankings: Redbirds, RedHawks Start Strong
The Big Ten remains idle, but teams like Illinois State and Miami (OH) have gotten off to strong starts, highlighting the Week Two Midwest Power Rankings.
Midwest Connection: Ball State, SIU, Miami (OH), Xavier Make Waves
Several cold-weather teams opened eyes with strong showings in Week One, led by Ball State, Southern Illinois, Miami (OH) and Xavier.
Fitt Bits: Observations On Georgia Southern, CofC, Stetson, UCF
Aaron Fitt empties out his notebook after midweek stops at the Stetson-UCF and Georgia Southern-College of Charleston games.
Midwest Power Rankings: Big Ten Logjam At The Top
In this jam-packed notebook, our dynamic duo of Patrick Ebert and Burke Granger size up the state of the Midwest on the eve of the 2021 season.
Details Emerge From Division I Baseball Committee Meetings
The Division I Baseball Committee met earlier this week, and recommended a host of changes that could change the college baseball landscape.
Midwest Power Rankings: Illini, Hawkeyes, Irish Movin’ On Up
Strong showings at Week Three tournaments helped Illinois and Iowa climb in our Midwest Power Rankings, but Notre Dame made the week’s biggest leap.
Spratling Notes: Inside Sizzling UCLA, Pepperdine; Fizzling Rice, Nebraska
Cooper Chandler has been part of a strong starting pitching group for Pepperdine. Shotgun Spratling examines strong starts by the Waves and UCLA, and looks at early scuffles by Rice and Nebraska.
Midwest Connection: Northwestern Makes A Splash In Columbia
In this week’s Midwest notebook, Burke Granger examines Big Ten upstarts Northwestern and Purdue on the heels of strong performances in Week Two.
Ten Takeaways From Florida’s Sweep Of Miami
After watching Florida sweep Miami over three exciting days in Coral Gables, Walter Villa lists 10 things we learned about the Gators and Hurricanes.
Midwest Connection: Takeaways From Winston-Salem
We empty out our notebook after opening weekend in Winston-Salem, with observations on Illinois, Seton Hall and Milwaukee. Plus Midwest nuggets on Dayton, Youngstown State and Michigan State.
Desert Dispatches: Winners/Losers of Opening Weekend
Shotgun Spratling examines some winners and losers from a compelling opening weekend slate of action in Arizona, with notes on Pepperdine, Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, GCU, ASU, Vandy and more.
Fitt Bits: Takeaways From Louisville-Ole Miss
There was a lot to like about both Ole Miss and Louisville after a fun weekend in Oxford. Aaron Fitt empties out his notebook with observations on both clubs.
Fall Buzz: Notes On Xavier, Jacksonville, Radford
Fall workouts have wrapped up for most of college baseball, but the notes keep on coming. Here are some fall nuggets on three intriguing mid-major contenders: Xavier, Jacksonville and Radford.
Fall Buzz: Oklahoma-Arkansas Highlight Early Scrimmages
With fall workouts beginning, our first notebook has nuggets on Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Wichita State, Creighton, Butler, Illinois, Western Illinois and Illinois State.
Hoover Dispatches: LSU’s Hoover Magic Continues, Rebs Pitching Shines
With the odds stacked against them, LSU run-ruled Mississippi State and Ole Miss used strong pitching to beat Arkansas to stay alive in Hoover.
Hoover Dispatches: Vandy-MSU Showdown Headlines Thursday’s Action
LSU used some serious voo doo magic to beat Auburn to stay alive in the SEC tournament, while Texas A&M, another host contender, squandered a golden opportunity against Ole Miss.
West Notebook: Stars Will Impact Bubble, Conference Tourneys
Shotgun Spratling goes around the West Coast looking at Fresno State, Saint Mary’s, Stanford, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, Grand Canyon and Arizona State’s Hunter Bishop.
Hoover Dispatches: Vandy’s Bleday Puts On Show For Brass
Vanderbilt’s JJ Bleday (p) put on a show for some front office brass and Georgia’s Cam Shepherd had a day to remember at the SEC tournament.