"I'd be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I never bet on baseball." - Pete Rose

Twitter: @eric_pappas_2

Hometown: Levittown, NY

Favorite Sports Media Journalist: Adam Rubin

Favorite Athlete: Didi Gregorious

Favorite Team: New York Giants

If you could cover any sporting event in the world, what would it be: The NCAA Tournament

Best tradition at your college: Ramfest (our homecoming event)

The restaurant you most frequent in your college town: The Newstand

Best class you’ve ever taken: Journalism

Prediction for the Power 5 Conference Championships

PAC 12: 12 Stanford vs 10 USC @Levi Stadium Santa Clara, California Of the Power 5 Conference Championship Games going on this week the Pac 12 game is the least important towards the CFP. USC is ranked 10 and Stanford is ranked 12. While this may not have big implications, it has 2 of the […]

Why the Camping World Bowl is Bigger Than you Think

For starters, any game between 9-3 teams both ranked in the top 25 is big, but this one just seems a little more special. This game features what could be two NFL QBs: Mason Rudolph and Jackson. Oklahoma State’s Mason Rudolph is a senior QB in his fourth bowl game and if not for this […]

Where Should Jalen Hurts Transfer?

Jalen Hurts has not said if he is going to transfer, but after compiling a 26-2 record before being benched for a true freshman in the National Championship, it would be hard to imagine he won’t be the most sought out transfer if he chose to leave. The Good 1 Interception in 2017, only 9 […]

Should Collin Sexton be allowed to play?

Collin Sexton was originally suspended for being part of the original FBI investigation and was ineligible for the first game of the season, but played in every game after. This past weekend another report was brought out that said ASM sports paid Sexton an unspecified amount of money, knowing this and that he was already […]

Why Virginia is the best team in the Nation

Defense travels. End of blog. Ok well obviously not end of the blog but that is one of the big reasons why this Virginia team is different then the others before this one. Below are a couple of other reasons to back up their dominance! The game against Pitt. While Pitt is the worst of […]

Is Gonzaga for Real?

Gonzaga went to the National Championship last year and narrowly lost to North Carolina. Many say if lottery pick Zach Collins was in the game they would have won, but after 14 minutes he fouled out with 9 points and 7 rebounds. This year’s team is a lot different, though, as they lost starters Nigel […]

Is Mizzou a Contender?

Mizzou would be a top 25 team no doubt, maybe even top 10, if Michael Porter Jr. was healthy all season. But without him, they are 19-11 and projected to be a 9 seed. Jontay Porter, the younger brother who reclassified to play with Michael, has come alive as of late and they have gotten […]

Student Union Bet of the Day

NC State (20-9) @ Georgia Tech (11-18) The Pick: NC State -2.5 NC State has been red hot recently as they have won 4 straight games with their last loss coming to an impressive North Carolina squad. Georgia Tech is so far opposite on the “hot spectrum” as they have lost 7 straight games and […]

Student Union Bet of the Day 3/2

Ball State (19-11) @ Northern Illinois (11-18) 8:00 Pm EST The Pick: Ball State -2.5 Ball state is going into this game riding a 2 game losing streak while the home team Northern Illinois is riding a 3 game losing streak. While many will write this game off between 2 non tournament teams it actually […]

Quick Preview of Villanova vs Kansas

1 Villanova vs 1 Kansas 8:49 PM Case for Villanova: Nova is the most complete team in the tournament, they can go down low and beat you. Then, once you start protecting the rim hard, they will take the ball to the 3-point line and start nailing those shots as if they were free throws. […]