The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
Askia Booker scored 21 points and keyed a late run, leading Colorado to a 59-56 win over scrappy Southern California in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half, and No. 4 Stanford overcame its worst scoring first half of the season to knock off pesky Colorado 69-54 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Conference tournament Friday.
Southern Cal missed a slew of shots in the early going and No. 21 Colorado never gave the Trojans a chance to recover.
Riding the momentum of a victory over UCLA – its crosstown rival – in its Pac 12 Conference opener last Monday, the Southern California women’s basketball team made it two in a row with a 55-45 win Friday over No. 12 Colorado.
Temperatures at Folsom Field for the Colorado vs USC game are projected to be in the mid 20s.
The Broncos confirmed Sunday that interim coach Jack Del Rio interviewed for the head coaching job at Southern California during Denver’s bye week.
In his first for-the-record comments since his name’s been bandied about as a possible replacement for Lane Kiffin at USC, Jack Del Rio declined Thursday to address speculation he might return to his alma mater.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.
Colorado coach Jon Embree wouldn’t mind seeing a few snowflakes fall to help prevent another flurry of scoring.