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And the Winners Are...
Kelley King
December 09, 2002
SI's picks for all the best—and worst—from an eventful season
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December 09, 2002

And The Winners Are...

SI's picks for all the best—and worst—from an eventful season

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MOST DISTURBING TREND
How did trampling anyone in your path—from a policeman to a school administrator—to tear down goalposts, smashing and burning cars, and vandalizing stores and school property become an accepted way of celebrating a big win?

BIGGEST COLLAPSE
N.C. State was ranked No. 8 after jumping out to a 9-0 start against the likes of New Mexico, Massachusetts and East Tennessee State, but the Wolfpack lost three straight ACC games to fall out of the Top 10.

MOST DUE FOR A REVIEW
Big Ten officials made more than a few eyebrow-raising calls in several games, most notably in down-to-the-wire Perm State and Illinois losses.

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