Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bracketology: Where is the Big Ten?

Where will the Big Ten end up?  The Bracket Preview on February 11 featured zero Big Ten teams on the top 4 seed lines.  Today, my highest-seeded Big Ten team is Purdue, who fell from a 4 to a 5 … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Is Gonzaga a 1 Seed?

How does BYU do it?  Over the last four seasons, the Cougars have beaten Gonzaga as many times as the entire rest of the West Coast Conference has beaten Gonzaga.  BYU is 4-4 against the Zags in this time frame, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Is Gonzaga a Lock for a 1 Seed?

Could the Gonzaga Bulldogs have a 1 seed locked up?  A couple weeks ago, the discussion was about what would happen if they lost a game.  Many seemed to think that this would keep the Zags from the 1 line.  … Continue reading

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Bracketology: The Field is Narrowing

With March almost here, the field is narrowing.  Once we get past the Next Four Out, teams are hanging on by a thread.  Take Indiana, for example.  With last night’s loss at Iowa, the Hoosiers fall to 15-13 overall, 5-10 … Continue reading

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Bracketology: North Carolina is a 1 Seed

We all knew this would happen.  An ACC team has reached the top line.  With the strength and depth of the conference, it’s hard to imagine a scenario in which the ACC doesn’t get a 1 seed.  A classic between … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Another Michigan Team in the Mix

As we head into a huge Saturday of college hoops, complete with a rematch of Kansas vs. Baylor, there is one major change in the field from last night.  This is in the Horizon League, where Oakland is now projected … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Michigan is Surging

After the home loss to Ohio State two weeks ago, it looked like you could write off the Michigan Wolverines for the year.  The team was 4-6 in a weak (relative to recent years) Big Ten, without enough quality wins … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Almost, ACC

Monday had a light schedule, but it had major implications for the tournament.  First off, can you believe West Virginia’s meltdown at Kansas?  With 3 minutes to go, the Mountaineers were up 64-50 and in complete control of the game.  … Continue reading

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Was the Bracket Preview a Surprise?

What did you think of the NCAA’s bracket preview yesterday?  Nothing was too surprising to me.  The two biggest questions on ESPN, on Twitter, and seemingly everywhere else college hoops was being discussed were how was Gonzaga the last 1 … Continue reading

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Bracketology: The Pac 12 Powers

Here’s a quick update as a big day of college hoops gets underway.  As I wrote about on Wednesday night, we still have no clarity as we move towards the middle and bottom of the field.  There are so many … Continue reading

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