Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bracketology: Bubble Watch, 2/28/18

As promised earlier, I’m bringing you my thoughts on the current bubble teams (click to see today’s bracketology to go along with this article).  Let’s face it, even the teams that have the Last Four Byes right now – Oklahoma, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Michigan State Moves Back Up

On Monday, I spelled out why Michigan State deserved to be a 3 seed.  Well, things change quickly in this chaotic season of college basketball.  Thanks to losses by three teams above them – North Carolina, Auburn, and Duke – … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Michigan State is a 3 Seed

If you’re a Michigan State fan, here’s something you don’t want to hear: your team is ranked second in the nation in the AP poll and the Coaches poll, but they are realistically no better than a 3 seed right … Continue reading

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Bracketology 2/23/18

Here’s my latest bracketology update as we move into the weekend.  This one features a lot of changes in the middle and near the cut line. In since last time: Murray State, Marquette, LSU, Saint Bonaventure Out since last time: … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Major Moves

Just as quickly as I moved Auburn up to the 1 line on Saturday, they suffered a borderline bad loss at South Carolina to drop them right back to a 2 seed.  Taking their place is Kansas, who is making … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Changes at the Top

A couple weeks ago, Purdue seemed like a near-lock for a 1 seed.  Fast forward, and the Boilermakers have now lost three straight.  The latest loss, at Wisconsin on Thursday night, was the most damaging.  As a result, they fall … Continue reading

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Bracketology 2/15/18

Here’s a quick bracketology update heading into Thursday night.  Moves up or down since last time are in parentheses after the team’s name. In since last time: Savannah State, Grambling Out since last time: North Carolina A & T, Arkansas-Pine … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Reactions to the Reveal

For the second year, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee did an “early reveal” of the top 16 teams in the bracket.  I had a few teams on the top 4 lines seeded differently as of last Friday, but the only … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Virginia Now Leads the Way

Here’s my latest NCAA tournament projection.  Possibly the biggest change since Wednesday is that we have a new overall number 1, which is Virginia.  This comes after Villanova shockingly lost at home to St. John’s on Wednesday. Then again, as … Continue reading

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Bracketology 2/7/18

Here’s a quick NCAA tournament projection.  Moves up or down since last time are in parentheses after the team’s name. In since last time: Syracuse Out since last time: Marquette 1s – Villanova, Virginia, Purdue, Xavier 2s – Kansas, Clemson, … Continue reading

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