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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: 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: 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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Bracketology: Mix up in the Middle

As we get further into February, the bottom of the at-large pool gets even harder to seed.  There is so little separation between the teams ranging from the 9 to 12 lines right now, and teams who are well into … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Who’s Ready for Baylor and Kansas?

Here’s a quick update as we get ready for tonight’s showdown between Baylor and Kansas.  This is the game of the year to this point, and I’ve been excited to watch it all week. With a fairly light schedule Monday … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Greatness at the Top, Mediocrity in the Middle

There is no doubt that we are looking at some really good teams along the top seed lines.  It was tough to keep Florida State, UCLA, and Oregon as 3 seeds.  Florida State in particular has wins over Florida, Duke, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Basketball vs. Football

As an Uncle Sam-dressed Bill Walton marveled many times last night during ESPNU’s broadcast of the college football championship game, basketball and football are really different.  Not just in style, but in terms of who is any good. For fun, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Indiana Isn’t Very Good

What do you call a team that beat Kansas and North Carolina in the early going, but now has 3 consecutive losses, as well as strength of schedule and RPI that are well into the 100s?  Out of the tournament.  … Continue reading

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