Pack Your Bags: Why These High Seeds Will Fall First

Mar 18, 2014 1 Comment

We continue our March Madness coverage with the higher seeds.  The strategy is similar to our Cinderella teams.  Basically, we’ve selected one team from each high seed (5-1) that has the best chance to suffer an early setback in the tournament and when they are likely to lose. Here we go… The first #5 seed that […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 27, 2014 6 Comments

Good UCLA Bruins (16-4, 5-2 Pac 12) Noteworthy Performance(s): Stanford (91-74), California (76-64) UCLA picked up two big home victories this week to remain in striking distance of undefeated Arizona in the Pac 12.  In those wins versus the Cardinal and Golden Bears, the Bruins were a combined +12.5% from the field.  As great as […]

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2013 NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 2 Comments

#1 Indiana vs. #16 LIU Brooklyn How they Punched Their Ticket Indiana (27-6, 14-4 Big 10): Finished 1st in Big 10- At Large Bid LIU Brooklyn (20-13, 12-6 NEC): Won NEC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Indiana: 14-13 LIU Brooklyn: 3-0 Hoosiers Outlook: IU’s offensive efficiency within a conference as competitive as the Big […]

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2013 NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 2 Comments

#1 Louisville vs. #16 North Carolina A&T How they Punched Their Ticket Louisville (29-5, 14-4 Big East): Won Big East Tournament- Automatic Bid  N.C A&T (20-16,, 8-8 MEAC): Won MEAC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Louisville: 20-13-1 A&T: N/A Cardinals Outlook: The Cardinals have strong guard play, athletic bigs, and a defense that can pressure the heck […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Feb 11, 2013 2 Comments

The Good Oklahoma State Cowboys (17-5, 7-3 Big 12) Current RPI #22 Noteworthy Performance: Wins vs. Baylor & Texas A week after dismantling the Kansas Jayhawks in Lawrence, the Cowboys continued their current hot streak by knocking off the Baylor Bears and Texas Longhorns respectively.  During its current five game winning streak, Okie State has […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Nov 26, 2012 3 Comments

The Good Noteworthy Performance: Won the Maui Invitational Tournament Senior guard Brandon Paul and the Fighting Illini caught fire early on in Maui and never looked back.  Illinois averaged over 85 points per game in wins over USC, Chaminade, and Butler in route to their tournament win in Hawaii.  John Croce’s crew was deadly from […]

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2012-13 “Presidential” College Basketball Preview Part 2

Nov 08, 2012 3 Comments

Our “Presidential” College Basketball Preview continues today with the Top 10 teams in the land, breaking down each school by way of positions in the White House (click here if you missed Part I):* President: The Head of the State.  This equates to the unquestioned leader on his team. He has the ability to initiate […]

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