It's a fairy tale time of year for college football fans as a nightmarish offseason finally gives way to a new season. It was anything but for Arkansas' Bobby Petrino, after a Series of Unfortunate Events led to his ouster.
Amric Fields scored eight consecutive points for TCU in a 48-second span during the tiebreaking run and the Horned Frogs upset another ranked team at home, beating New Mexico (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) by a 83-64 score on Saturday night.
Wink Adams, with his unusual moniker, may not be a national name, but Mountain West opponents know all about this UNLV guard. And he'll be leading the Rebels as they enter the season as the MWC favorites.