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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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

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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Four Downs: College Preview and Picks

Oct 18, 2012 5 Comments

Quick Hits #1 Alabama (6-0, 3-0 SEC) vs. Tennessee (3-3, 0-3 SEC) +20 ½, 55 ½ O/U In their three non-conference games this season, the Volunteers defense surrendered an average of 20 points per game to their opponents.  In their three conference games, that number has significantly increased to the tune of 43 points per […]

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Four Downs: College Preview and Picks

Sep 13, 2012 2 Comments

Quick Hits Rutgers (2-0) vs. South Florida (2-0) -8, 48 O/U There is nothing like facing quality non-conference opponents to get you ready for your own conference play.  The Bulls 32-31 road win versus Nevada last week certainly qualified as just that.  Senior quarterback B.J. Daniels spearheaded a South Florida offense that generated 572 yards […]

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2012 NCAA Tournament: South Region Preview

Mar 13, 2012 6 Comments

Our 2012 NCAA Tournament previews concludes with the South Region.  In case you missed any of the other regional previews here are the links; East Region,  West Region, and Midwest Region. #1 Kentucky Wildcats (32-2, 16-0 SEC) vs. #16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (16-18, 7-9 Sun Belt) (N/A) How They Punched Their Ticket: Kentucky: 1st Place […]

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