BCS is known for a lot of controversy, and rightfully so, but one thing it got right was the continuation of some intense rivalries. Then conference realignment came along and killed many of those, too.
Despite an 11-1 record and a share of the Big Ten title, Michigan State will likely miss out on a BCS bowl. If that's got the Spartans down, however, they're doing a good job of hiding it.
While Florida's heralded Oh-Four's got most of the attention, it was senior guard Lee Humphrey who provided the final piece of the puzzle, Mark Schlabach writes.
Darius Washington's free-throw misses and subsequent jersey-over-his-head picture are indelible Championship Week images. Memphis has overcome the moment, but has Washington?
Clemson is still searching for an elusive second title. Could this be the Tigers' year? Mark Schlabach investigates.