Sweet 16 X-Factors

Mar 25, 2014 1 Comment

After an impressive opening week of the NCAA tournament, 16 teams remain trying to lay claim to the title of national champion.  We’ve highlighted 16 players who are potential X-Factors for their respective teams in their upcoming matchups.  These aren’t necessarily the best players on their teams (in some cases they are), but instead they […]

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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: South Region Preview

Mar 20, 2013 2 Comments

#1 Kansas vs. #16 Western Kentucky How they Punched Their Ticket Kansas (29-5, 14-4 Big 12): Won Big 12 Tournament- Automatic Bid Western Kentucky (20-15, 10-10 Sun Belt): Won Sun Belt Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Kansas: 18-15 Western Kentucky: 17-17 Jayhawks Outlook: A lot of people forget that freshman guard Ben McLemore […]

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2013 NCAA Tournament: West Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 1 Comment

#1 Gonzaga vs. #16 Southern University How they Punched Their Ticket Gonzaga (31-2, 16-0 WCC): Won the WCC Tournament- Automatic Bid Southern (23-9, 15-3 SWAC): Won the SWAC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Gonzaga: 17-13-1 Southern: 4-1 Bulldogs Outlook: Huge expectations follow this Gonzaga team heading into the NCAA tournament.  There is no […]

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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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Identifying Cinderella: A Look at Potential College Basketball Upstarts come March

Feb 07, 2013 3 Comments

As the college basketball season continues to progress, we are constantly reminded of just how unpredictable this time of year can be.  Over the course of the last couple weeks we have been witness to some upsets that, quite frankly, are what make the sport so captivating.  So as Selection Sunday grows closer, I couldn’t […]

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Four Downs: College Preview and Picks

Nov 23, 2012 1 Comment

Editors Note: Due to Turkey Day, our standard Four Downs format will give way to our Quick Hits section this week.  I hope everyone had a pleasant Thanksgiving feast and enjoy the games. Quick Hits #1 Notre Dame (11-0, 4-0 Away) vs. USC (7-4, 5-4 Pac-12) -6 NL USC redshirt freshman Max Wittek seems to […]

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