By Ben Present > Senior > Journalism > University of Maryland
In the world of college basketball, there will always be revelry to the rivalry. The stadiums are jammed tighter, the fans cheer harder, the coaches yell louder (and sweat more) and the athletes play harder. But most importantly, the rivalries are just a little more venomous.With the passing years, not much changes for the most storied feuds in college sports, except for the faces that carry them on. And this year, as there is no shortage of experience or talent to clash on the hardwood, the big in-conference matchups should be as exciting as ever.
CM’s chosen three pairs of athletes who play for rival schools. Each athlete will see their counterpart twice this season. Do these young athletes and campus gods prepare differently for rivalry games? Are they that much more fired up when their biggest competition comes to town? We decided to ask them.
TYLER ZELLER VS. KYLE SINGLER