With the season on the verge of officially wrapping up, the College Sports Madness playoff is back and ready to begin, and in the process, some teams are getting their names in the news, along with the rest of the top teams in the nation.
The most notable name to jump into the fray is Ohio State, which beat LSU on Saturday, winning a game that has propelled the Buckeyes to a national championship game berth.
Ohio State has been one of the best teams in college football for a number of years now, winning three national championships in the last four years.
The Buckeyes have also won a number the NCAA Championships, including the national title game in 2013 and 2015.
On the other side of the bracket, Penn State will face off against Michigan on Saturday and Clemson will be facing off against Virginia Tech.
Both teams will be ranked at the top of the polls, and both have some legitimate chances to make the playoff.
Penn State is coming off a 6-2 start, which has been the school’s best since 2013.
Penn State has taken some steps forward this year, but is still far from perfect.
This is the third time this year Penn State is in the playoff, and the first time since 2012.
Penn St is 2-3 in its last three games and will be hoping to take another step forward in the Big Ten championship game this week.
Clemson, meanwhile, is currently tied for the second-best record in the ACC with a 2-2 mark.
The Tigers have won three games in a row, including a big win over Louisville.
Clemson is currently ranked second in the polls and has a chance to move up a few spots this week if the Tigers can win at Virginia Tech on Saturday.
After Clemson and Penn State, there are a number other teams vying for a spot in the final playoff.
Virginia Tech has a shot at making it, but it will have to defeat Louisville on Saturday to make it into the playoff for the first consecutive time in school history.
Georgia Tech is a tough team to predict.
Georgia Tech has played well in conference play this year but has been inconsistent.
Georgia is ranked fifth in the country and has played some good games against ranked opponents, but there have been some poor performances.
Tate’s team is ranked 10th in the AP Poll, which is a decent start, but a loss at Florida State would be a huge blow for the Yellow Jackets.
North Carolina State is still in the hunt for the Coastal Division title, but will need a big performance from quarterback Jake Bentley against Maryland on Saturday night.
Virginia Tech has also been a consistent winner, but losing to Louisville and Florida State will make it tough to make a run at the ACC title.
It would be nice to see some good performances by Georgia Tech, but the team is struggling to find its footing, and is losing its way in the middle of the season.
There are plenty of other teams who are trying to climb out of the playoff hole, but as we all know, there’s no magic number.
The ACC is not as deep as it once was and has lost several top teams over the last few seasons.
With that said, there is no better time to take a look at the latest predictions for the College Baseball Playoff.