T.J. Doyle first crashed the SB Nation scene as a weekend editor for SB Nation DC, and now spends his time as a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's Rest Region. Occasionally he is let out of his pen to write some college hoops items at the DC site, and can also be found at Gheorghe: the Blog, trying daily to uphold the G:TB mission of living a better life by taking himself a little less seriously.
A graduate of the College of William and Mary, T.J. longs for the day when the Tribe hoopsters actually make an NCAA Tournament. Dare to dream, as those lotto ad wizards used to say.
The NFL Playoff matchups are virtually set, with the Denver Broncos earning the No. 1 seed in the AFC and the Atlanta Falcons earning the top seed in the NFC. The Redskins and Cowboys play Sunday night for the last NFC postseason spot.
The South Florida Bulls host the Connecticut Huskies on Saturday, searching for their first Big East conference win of the season. If the game comes down to the fourth quarter, USF will have to shed some demons to earn a win.
The Miami Hurricanes host the Virginia Tech Hokies on Thursday night at Sun Life Stadium, and Hokies quarterback Logan Thomas does not think Miami's homefield advantage will affect his Virginia Tech squad.