Tag Archives: NCAA men’s basketball

Bracketology: They Have to Take 68 Teams

They said it best on ESPN last night: they have to take 68.  There are teams around the cut line that are really pushing it, as I touched on in my update on Wednesday, February 20.  Check out my series … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Mediocrity is the Word of the Day

It’s finally time to get going with this year’s bracketology.  At this point, one thing is clear: there are a lot of mediocre teams that are going to make the field (which led to my brilliant title for this post).  … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Final Edition

And here we are, just a couple of hours before the Selection Show.  It has been an awesome Championship Week, to say the least.  Tons of games right down to the wire, many top seeds upset in conference tournaments, and … Continue reading

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Bracketology 3/10/18

Yesterday, I went into great detail about my last couple of teams in and first couple of teams out.  Today, I’ve made some changes.  As much as I’d love to see Middle Tennessee in the tournament, I think that the … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Will Middle Tennessee Make It

And the team most hurt by Middle Tennessee’s surprising loss to Southern Miss in the Conference USA quarterfinals is… Saint Mary’s.  This was a really, really tough call.  First, I had to move Alabama into the field after their buzzer … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Bubble Watch, 3/8/18

Today, let’s take a closer look at the bubble.  To do this, we’ll use everyone’s favorite metric, the RPI.  Why?  Because a lot of inferences can be made based on historical trends related to the RPI.  For an excellent article … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Is Notre Dame In or Out?

Here’s a bracket projection for today, as the major conference tournaments get into full swing.  None of this is easy to project, but by far the most difficult right now is the teams right around the cut line.  You could … Continue reading

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Bracketology: A Close Look at the Top Line

As promised in last night’s update, we’re going to take a closer look today at how the 1 line should shake out.  First, Virginia is a lock to get a 1 seed.  They rank #1 in RPI, #1 in KenPom, … Continue reading

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Bracketology: March Madness is Here

March Madness is already happening.  Earlier today, Radford beat Liberty on a last-second shot to secure the Big South’s automatic bid.  In Florida, Lipscomb nearly blew a 30-point lead at Florida Gulf Coast before they managed to close out the … Continue reading

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Bracketology: Louisville Can’t Quite Lock it Up

Ah, Louisville.  On Wednesday night, I wrote about how the Cardinals could more or less secure an NCAA tournament bid by beating Virginia at home the following night.  Well, with a little over 4 minutes to go, Louisville led by … Continue reading

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