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How Will Michigan and Michigan State Fare in the NCAA Tournament?

First off, I’m excited to say I placed fifth of 195 entrants on this year’s Bracket Matrix!  The goal is to win some year, but 97th percentile is nothing to complain about.  My overall score of 362, including 49 correctly … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Who Can Get a 1 Seed?

Let’s shift gears from my usual bubble watch and look at the top of the NCAA tournament field.  Who has a shot at a 1 seed, and how likely is it for these teams?  To do this, I’m looking at … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Kentucky Surges to a 1 Seed

We have a new number 1 seed: The Kentucky Wildcats.  Big Blue Nation is surging, following up their fairly easy win over an excellent Tennessee squad last weekend with a blowout of a decent Auburn team this past Saturday.  Meanwhile, … 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: 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: 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: Super Sunday Edition

And now, we have our first great debate over whether or not a mid-major deserves an at-large bid.  Enter Illinois State, who got absolutely blasted by 41 points at Wichita State last night.  Before that, I had Illinois State as … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Finally, Gonzaga is a 1

A debate has raged in the bracketology community about whether or not Gonzaga can earn a #1 seed.  The thinking seems to be that if they finish the regular season undefeated, they will and if not, they won’t.  Either way, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: A Happy Valentine’s Day for Michigan State

Kansas is the new overall #1 seed after finishing their season sweep of Oklahoma. Behind Denzel Valentine, Michigan State is making its annual late season power move. And, there is tons of movement up and down the bracket after this weekend. Continue reading

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