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Wakeup Call: Plenty of hoop chatter even on college football's big day

By Matt Norlander | College Basketball Writer
No real reason for this photo; it's just I didn't know this ... thing ... was Pepperdine's mascot until Saturday. (US Presswire)

One more day for college football to take the national college conversation before the baton is handed off to hoops. Let's hope it's a good one Monday night. Until then, I've got the usual buffet of links to feed you with. Enjoy at your leisure.

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»» Here's a clip that kinda went viral on Friday afternoon. It's from a women's game, and it involves a buzzer-beater. Then the play-by-play guy does what many play-by-play guys do these days when calling small-time games.

I'll take Alabama to win relatively comfortably tonight. Let's call it 23-13. And let's go with Alabama Shakes in honor of my pick. This band became an "it" group of 2012, so don't let the knee-jerk anti-mainstreamers get you down. This group has dynamic and real flavor. Let this one build until that 3:10 mark comes and just, damn.

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