By the Numbers: Here Comes the Madness

Mar 11, 2014 2 Comments

Around this time next week, a big chunk of the population will be sitting down to fill out their tournament brackets.  March Madness has reached an all-time interest from the general public and last season, the Nielson Media Research reported that the NCAA Tournament reached an average of 10.7 million viewers (most since 1994).  The […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 13, 2014 6 Comments

Good Massachusetts Minuteman (14-1, 2-0 A-10) Noteworthy Performance(s): St. Josephs, St. Bonaventure There was a time (not long ago) that UMASS was a household name in the gamut of college basketball.  Seven NCAA tournament trips from 1991-98 helped the program collect 11 tournament wins, including appearances in the Sweet 16 (1992), Elite Eight (1995), and […]

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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: 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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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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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Feb 27, 2012 6 Comments

The Good Valparaiso Crusaders (21-10, 14-4 Horizon) RPI #93 SOS #161 The Crusaders clinched their first ever Horizon League title this week with their win over Loyola (66-62).  They followed that up with an even more convincing victory over Butler (71-58) on Friday.  The conference title assures the Crusaders of being the host team for […]

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Monday Morning Humor

Jan 09, 2012 28 Comments

Apparently one of Will Ferrell’s adult libations of choice is Old Milwaukee, the beer which has always professed that “It just doesn’t get any better than this.”  Ferrell’s love for the All-American brew led him to approach Pabst Brewing Co., which owns Old Milwaukee, about doing a series of low budget commercials promoting the beer.   […]

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