After a relatively calm Thursday, I would bet that most of our brackets are still in tact. Murray State over Marquette was the only real upset, but many saw that one coming. 8 Second Round matchups have been set in stone for Saturday. I want to focus on a juicy 3-6 battle out of the East - Maryland vs LSU. I’ll break down how the two teams wound up meeting, how they stack … [Read more...] about Tigers vs Terps – Who Will Be Moving On?
Gonzaga, Michigan, Texas Tech, Florida State, Buffalo, Marquette, Nevada, Syracuse, Florida, Baylor, Arizona State, Murray State, Vermont, Montana, Northern Kentucky, Fairleigh Dickinson. These are the 16 teams of the 2019 NCAA Tournament’s West Region ranked in order of how likely Bovada feels they are to reach the Final Four. After spending some time looking over the … [Read more...] about Best of the West – Breaking Down the NCAA Tournament’s West Region
64 teams have a shot to be crowned king of college hoops. Each team in the field from Duke and Gonzaga down to Abilene Christian and Montana are 6 wins away from cutting down the nets in Minneapolis. Of course, a few teams are more likely to win than others. Duke, for example, is given the tournament’s best odds while ACU, Bradley, Colgate, Gardner Webb, NC Central, and … [Read more...] about March Madness Futures Tracker
The most highly anticipated and action-packed weekend in sports is upon us. The First Round of the annual NCAA Tournament tips off at 12:15 ET Thursday afternoon from Des Moines, IA. By the time the sun sets on Sunday evening, 48 tournament basketball games will have been played with only the nation’s top-16 teams surviving. This 68-team spectacle culminates with the NCAA … [Read more...] about Beasts of the East – Breaking Down the NCAA Tournament’s East Region
It is Thursday, March 14th. Selection Sunday is March 17th. Players for Wofford, St Mary’s, Northeastern, Murray St, Liberty, Northern Kentucky, Bradley, North Dakota St, Fairleigh Dickinson, Iona, Gardner-Webb, or Colgate can relax. These 12 squads have already punched their tickets to the dance. I also reckon that an additional 35 teams toward the top are safe. The … [Read more...] about Holding Their Breath – Breaking Down Bubble Teams’ Chances