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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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 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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Stauskas’ Improved Game on Full Display

Jan 23, 2014 2 Comments

There are only a handful of players at the collegiate level that have the ability to carry their team night in and night out. This means competing at the highest level on a consistent and efficient basis.  This means creating offense not only for yourself, but for your teammates. Through the halfway point of the […]

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A Wild Ride Through Rivalry Week

Dec 06, 2013 3 Comments

Back at the beginning of the season sports-glutton.com took a look at the college football “Rivalry” phenomenon and why it serves as a model to other sports, both college and pro, in generating fan passion and fervor (click here for article).  Well, rarely does something live up to its billing.  After the past couple of […]

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2013 NCAA Final Four Preview

Apr 04, 2013 4 Comments

How they Arrived in Atlanta Shockers: Defeated #8 Pitt (73-55) #1  Gonzaga (76-70) #13  La Salle (72-58) #2  Ohio State (70-66) Cardinals: Defeated #16 North Carolina A&T (79-48) #8 Colorado State (82-56) #12 Oregon (77-69) #2 Duke (85-63) Tournament Offensive Averages Shockers: 72.7 PPG 38.5 RPG 12.0 APG 42.7 FG% 7.2 3PT/G Cardinals: 80.7 PPG […]

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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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