Around the SB Nation today:
- Tonight's game between Purdue and Michigan St. matches up two top ten teams. The Only Colors says that the Spartans will need a true team effort to beat the Boilermakers. Meanwhile, Hammer and Rails has its hands full defending its assertion that the Big East is overrated against crazed Syracuse fans.
- Testudo Times has an interview with Maryland Athletic Director Dr. Debbie Yow, in two parts.
- A Sea of Blue takes a look at the numbers and concludes that maintaining its numbers in conference play against better competition means that Kentucky has actually improved.
- SB Nation's bracketology is up.
- Blogger So Dear has this week's ACC Power Rankings.
- Team Speed Kills looks at SEC basketball at the halfway point of conference play.
- Boston College hockey beat the BU Terriers 4-3 to capture its 15th Beanpot Championship.