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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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 06, 2014 5 Comments

Conference play officially kicked off last week in college hoops.  As always we’ll be reviewing the good, the bad, and the crazy every Monday.  With our first edition of the New Year, let’s take a look at some of the most impressive resumes during non-conference play. Good Arizona Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 PAC 12) Noteworthy Performance(s): @SDSU, Duke, @Michigan Since […]

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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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2012-13 “Presidential” College Basketball Preview Part I

Nov 05, 2012 6 Comments

With the presidential election upon us, I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to roll out our college basketball preview.  I know what you’re thinking, what in the heck does the presidential race have to do with college basketball.  Well, nothing really, so you got me there.  But for the sake of argument, I […]

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2012 NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Preview

Mar 13, 2012 8 Comments

Our 2012 NCAA Tournament previews continues with the Midwest Region.  Click here if you missed the East Region preview or click here for the West Region Preview. #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (29-5, 14-2 ACC) vs. #16 Lamar Cardinals (23-11, 11-5 Southland) (N/A) How They Punched Their Ticket: UNC: 1st Place ACC- At Large Bid […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Mar 05, 2012 12 Comments

Good Tennessee Volunteers (18-13, 10-6 SEC) RPI #74 SOS #33 First year head coach Cuonzo Martin should be commended for the job he has done this season.  Martin took over a Vols program under intense scrutiny following the whole Bruce Pearl fiasco.  Picked by many to finish dead last in the conference this season, Martin […]

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