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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It’s All About The ‘Brand’

Nov 15, 2013 16 Comments

The NFL is a money-making machine that has turned the game of professional football into a billion dollar business.  The powers that be realized long ago there was money to be made in areas outside of the games themselves.  They saw the revenue potential of TV advertising and marketing programs based around multiple product categories.  […]

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The Rivalry…A Full-Bodied Experience With A Great Finish

Aug 23, 2013 25 Comments

Rivalry…a word that stokes the emotion of sports fans everywhere.  Rival teams despise each other.  Fan bases can’t stand to be around each other before, during or after the game.  Rivalries get the blood boiling, the nerves shaking and the trash-talk raging.  And in my opinion, no sport has perfected the rivalry better, than college […]

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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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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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