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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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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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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2011 Final Four Preview (Part I)

Mar 31, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 Final Four Preview (Part I)

By Sportsgrinder   April 2nd (Houston, Texas) # 11 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (28-11, 12-6 CAA) vs. # 8 Butler Bulldogs (27-9, 13-5 Horizon) (-2.5) Regular Season Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank) VCU Rams: 71.8 PPG (84th/2nd) 14.5 APG (61st/1st) 32.3 RPG (292nd/8th) 43.6 FG% (167th/8th) Butler Bulldogs: 72.1 PPG (78th/3rd) 12.2 APG (217th/6th) 34.7 RPG […]

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2011 NCAA Tourney Bracket Busters

Mar 28, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 NCAA Tourney Bracket Busters

By Sportsglutton The 2011 NCAA Tournament has turned out to be one of the most memorable/historic tournaments of all time.  Overtimes, last minute buckets, and the long list of upsets has created an equal amount of excitement and frustration for everyone who filled out a bracket this year.  But unless you’re one of the two […]

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Sweet 16 Preview (Southwest Region)

Mar 24, 2011 Comments Off on Sweet 16 Preview (Southwest Region)

      March 25th (San Antonio, Texas) # 12 Richmond Spiders (29-7, 13-3 A-10) vs. # 1 Kansas Jayhawks (34-2, 14-2 Big 12) (-10.5) Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank)  Richmond Spiders: 70.0 PPG (133rd/5th) 15.0 APG (39th/2nd) 33.0 RPG (266th/12th) 46.3 FG% (43rd/1st) Kansas Jayhawks: 81.8 PPG (6th/1st) 17.9 APG (1st/1st) 38.t RPG (19th/2nd) […]

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