2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1) Kansas Jayhawks (31-4)  Oregon Ducks (32-5), +1 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7), +2  Florida Gators (27-8), +7  South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10), +7  Xavier Musketeers (24-13), +8   Biggest Improver  Xavier Musketeers (+8)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Elite 8 Bracket

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #4 Florida Gators (27-8) vs.  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (31-4) vs.  #3 Oregon Ducks (32-5)     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7) vs.  #2 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5)     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1) vs.  #11 Xavier Musketeers (24-13)     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Elite 8 Bracket

North Carolina Coasts to Final Four

Photo Credit: themountaineer.villagesoup.com The No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels will be the only No. 1 seed playing in this year’s Final Four in Houston after they knocked off the No. 6 seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish by a score of 88-74. The whole first half and the majority of the second half were relatively close. North Carolina then took a big 51-40 lead in the … Continue reading North Carolina Coasts to Final Four

Syracuse Upsets Virginia en Route to Final Four

Photo Credit: syracuse.com The No. 10 seed Syracuse Orange have won yet another improbable game in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament after being called “overrated”, “overseeded”, and “undeserving” after sneaking into this year’s field as  No. 10 seed with an RPI of 71, no wins in the ACC tournament, and a 10th place regular season finish in the 15-team ACC. Despite making it to the … Continue reading Syracuse Upsets Virginia en Route to Final Four

Elite Eight Team Rankings

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com As the first three rounds of the NCAA tournament are finished, only 8 teams are left for a chance to win the national championship. All 1 seeds remain as most predicted, but there are a few Cinderella possibilities, like Syracuse, the 10 seed, and Notre Dame, the 6 seed. With only a few teams left people are anxious to see who will be crowned champion, … Continue reading Elite Eight Team Rankings