The guys have had almost 2 weeks to rest and make adjustments. They'll be defending the nation's 10th longest home winning streak with 15 straight home wins. Game tips off at 4 p.m. at Taco Bell Arena.
As you can imagine, he's fully in support of the NCAA running a 4 team playoff (enough with this "plus one" crap, call it what it is) but doesn't think that the field should expand to 8 or 16 teams because apparently FBS players' bodies are much more fragile than FCS players'.
And Paul Myerberg from Pre-Snap Read has listed 230 things to do in the meantime. Just don't do one each day unless you do numbers 171 and 172 right before then right after midnight.
Boise State makes the list for three games, Arizona State, Georgia and TCU. It would be nice to get back on the good side of some of these lists last year instead of making the greatest upsets list or something similar.
A very happy birthday to reader Elizabeth Bindas as she has the lucky distinction to share a birthday with Doug Martin who also will be blowing out some candles today. Congratulations you two!