March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kansas Jayhawks (28-3) Villanova Wildcats (28-3) California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-1)  Oregon Ducks (27-4) Arizona Wildcats (27-4) Kentucky Wildcats (26-5) North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6)  Baylor Bears (25-6), +2  Purdue Boilermakers (25-6), +5  Florida State Seminoles (24-7), +1 Louisville Cardinals (24-7), +1  West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7), -3  Butler Bulldogs (23-7), -5  Duke Blue … Continue reading March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

March 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (44-13-7, 95 points)  Minnesota Wild (42-15-6, 90 points), +1  Chicago Blackhawks (42-18-5, 89 points), +2  Columbus Blue Jackets (41-17-6, 88 points), -2  Pittsburgh Penguins (40-16-8, 88 points), +1  New York Rangers (41-22-2, 84 points), -2  San Jose Sharks (38-19-7, 83 points)  Montreal Canadiens (37-21-8, 82 points), +6  Ottawa Senators (35-22-6, … Continue reading March 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 19 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (51-11)  San Antonio Spurs (48-13)  Houston Rockets (44-19), +1  Cleveland Cavaliers (42-19), -1  Boston Celtics (40-23)  Washington Wizards (37-24), +1  Utah Jazz (39-24), -1  Los Angeles Clippers (37-25)  Toronto Raptors (37-26)  Memphis Grizzlies (36-27)  Oklahoma City Thunder (35-28)  Atlanta Hawks (34-28)  Indiana Pacers (32-30), +3  Chicago Bulls (31-31), -1  Detroit Pistons (30-32)  Milwaukee Bucks … Continue reading Week 19 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1) over  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)   ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3) over  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)   ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, … Continue reading 2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Kentucky Wildcats (26-5, 16-2)  #2 Florida Gators (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Arkansas Razorbacks (23-8, 12-6)  #4 South Carolina Gamecocks (22-9, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Alabama Crimson Tide (17-13, 10-8)  #6 Mississippi Rebels (19-12, 10-8)  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Oregon Ducks (27-4, 16-2)  #2 Arizona Wildcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3, 15-3)  #4 Utah Utes (20-10, 11-7)   FIRST ROUND  #5 California Golden Bears (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #12 Oregon State Beavers (5-26, 1-17)  #6 Southern … Continue reading 2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sportle.tv (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Purdue Boilermakers (25-6, 14-4)  #2 Wisconsin Badgers (23-8, 12-6)  #3 Maryland Terrapins (24-7, 12-6)  #4 Minnesota Golden Gophers (23-8, 11-7)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Michigan State Spartans (18-13, 10-8)  #6 Northwestern Wildcats (21-10, 10-8)  #7 Iowa … Continue reading 2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

2017 Big East Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Basketball Society (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Villanova Wildcats (28-3, 15-3)  #2 Butler Bulldogs (23-7, 12-6)  #3 Providence Friars (20-11, 10-8) vs.  #6 Creighton Bluejays (23-8, 10-8)  #4 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #5 Seton Hall Pirates (20-10, 10-8)   FIRST ROUND  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Big East Conference Tournament

2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (28-3, 16-2)  #2 West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Baylor Bears (25-6, 12-6) vs.  #6 Kansas State Wildcats (19-12, 8-10)  #4 Iowa State Cyclones (20-10, 12-6) vs.  #5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (20-11, 9-9)   FIRST … Continue reading 2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Keeping It Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, 14-4)  #2 Florida State Seminoles (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-8, 12-6)  #4 Louisville Cardinals (24-7, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Duke Blue Devils (23-8, 11-7)  #6 … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3)  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Richmond Spiders (19-11, 13-5)  #4 Rhode Island Rams (21-9, 13-5)   SINGLE BYES  #5 St. Bonaventure Bonnies (19-11, 11-7)  #6 George Washington Colonials (18-13, … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1)  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 Houston Cougars (21-9, 12-6)  #4 Central Florida Knights (20-10, 11-7) vs.  #5 Memphis Tigers (19-12, 9-9)   FIRST ROUND  #6 Connecticut Huskies (14-16, 9-9) vs.  #11 South Florida … Continue reading 2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament