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

2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 24th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #4 Florida Gators (27-8), 84,  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-10), 83  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10), 70,  #3 Baylor Bears (27-8), 50     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7), 92,  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-9), 80  #2 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5), 86,  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (31-5), 75     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 24th)

2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 23rd)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (31-4), 98,  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-8), 66  #3 Oregon Ducks (32-5), 69,  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-12), 68     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1), 61,  #4 West Virginia Mountaineers (28-9), 58  #11 Xavier Musketeers (24-13), 73,  #2 Arizona Wildcats (33-4), 71     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 23rd)

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (34-1), +1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (32-4), +1  Oregon Ducks (31-5), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (31-4), +1  Kentucky Wildcats (31-5), +1 North Carolina Tar Heels (29-7), +2  Baylor Bears (27-7), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (28-8), +4  Purdue Boilermakers (27-7), +4  Wisconsin Badgers (27-9), +11  Michigan Wolverines (26-11), +8  Florida Gators (26-8), … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Sweet 16 Bracket

Photo Credit: Pac-12 (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-9) vs.  #4 Florida Gators (26-8)  #3 Baylor Bears (27-7) vs.  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (24-10)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4) vs.  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-7)  #3 Oregon Ducks (31-5) vs.  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-11)     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (29-7) vs.  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-8)  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Sweet 16 Bracket

2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 19th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #3 Baylor Bears (27-7), 82,  #11 Southern California Trojans (26-10), 78  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (24-10), 88, vs.  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-9), 81     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), 90,  #9 Michigan State Spartans (20-15), 70    #3 Oregon Ducks (31-5), 75,  #11 Rhode Island Rams (25-10), 72  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-11), 73,  #2 Louisville … Continue reading 2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 19th)

2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 18th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-9), 65,  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-4), 62  #4 Florida Gators (26-8), 65,  #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-11), 39     MIDWEST REGION  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-7), 80,  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-11), 76     SOUTH REGION  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-8), 74,  #12 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (31-5), 65     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs … Continue reading 2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 18th)

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (32-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (33-1) Kansas Jayhawks (29-4) Arizona Wildcats (31-4)  Oregon Ducks (30-5) California-Los Angeles Bruins (30-4) Kentucky Wildcats (30-5)  Duke Blue Devils (28-8) North Carolina Tar Heels (28-7)  Baylor Bears (26-7)  Florida State Seminoles (26-8) Louisville Cardinals (25-8)  West Virginia Mountaineers (27-8)  Purdue Boilermakers (26-7)  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (26-9)  Butler Bulldogs … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Bracket

Photo Credit: timescall.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-3) vs.  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9)  #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-10) vs.  #4 Florida Gators (25-8)    #11 Southern California Trojans (26-9) vs.  #3 Baylor Bears (26-7)   #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-10) vs.  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-8)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-4) vs.  #9 Michigan State Spartans (20-14)  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-10) … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Bracket

2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 17th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #11 Southern California Trojans (26-9), 66,  #6 Southern Methodist Mustangs (30-5), 65   #3 Baylor Bears (26-7), 91,  #14 New Mexico State Aggies (28-6), 73    #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-10), 93,  #10 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-13), 73  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-8), 87,  #15 Troy Trojans (22-15), 65     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-4), 100,  #16 California-Davis … Continue reading 2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 17th)

2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 16th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-3), 76,  #16 Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (20-16), 56  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9), 84,  #9 Virginia Tech Hokies (22-11), 74    #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-10), 76,  #12 North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks (29-6), 71  #4 Florida Gators (25-8), 80,  #13 East Tennessee State Buccaneers (27-8), 65     MIDWEST REGION  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-10), 84,  #12 Nevada … Continue reading 2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 16th)

Chris Boucher Out for the Season with Torn Right ACL

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Oregon Ducks’ forward Chris Boucher will miss the remainder of his senior season with a torn right ACL that he suffered in Fridays’s 73-65 win in the Pac-12 conference semifinals against the California Golden Bears. He will require surgery at a later date. Boucher, 24, has been in the NCAA for 2 seasons, both with the Ducks. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Chris Boucher Out for the Season with Torn Right ACL

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

Photo Credit: VU Hoops (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   Click HERE for a PDF file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. Click HERE for a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. All downloadable brackets are brought to you by Print Your Brackets.   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (31-3) vs.  #16 Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (19-15) /  #16 New Orleans Privateers … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Our Daily Bears (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction 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 … Continue reading March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: WV Illustrated (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 to … Continue reading March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Orlando Sentinel (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 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Big East Coast Bias (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 … Continue reading March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Yle (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 to … Continue reading March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

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

First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Photo Credit: The Washington Post On Saturday, February 11th, 2017, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee gave us an early look at who they would have as their current #1 through #4 seeds in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the first time ever. In previous years, the world only got to see how the committee thinks when they actually released the bracket itself … Continue reading First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Photo via: CNN.com The Cameroon Lions have defeated the Egypt Pharaohs by a score of 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations final. This is the Lions’ fifth title, and their first in 15 years. The new Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, has shown he can deliver silverware back to the nation that has missed it for so long. Supersub Vincent Aboubakar delivered a brilliant 88th minute … Continue reading Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Is This Finally Northwestern’s Year?

Photo Credit: BT Powerhouse There are only five original Division I NCAA basketball teams that have never been in the NCAA basketball tournament. Those teams are the Army Black Knights, the Citadel Bulldogs, the Northwestern Wildcats, the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, and the William and Mary Tribe. Of those, only the Northwestern Wildcats play basketball in a major conference. Is this their year to finally make it … Continue reading Is This Finally Northwestern’s Year?

Will Gonzaga Run the Table?

Photo Credit: FanSided NOTE: All statistics are updated as of 5:00 PM EST on Thursday, January 5th, 2017. All records are updated as of 11:30 PM EST on Thursday, January 5th, 2017. As hard as it is to go undefeated in NCAA basketball, the 2016 NCAA basketball tournament bracket was the only one since 2013 that saw no teams enter into the tournament with an undefeated … Continue reading Will Gonzaga Run the Table?

Outlook On the Big Ten Basketball Teams

Photo Credit: Today’s U (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Illinois Fighting Illini- The fighting Illini have not been very good for a while. They have a few good shooters such as Malcolm Hill, but besides that there is not much that this team has to show.  Indiana Hoosiers- The Hoosiers are projected to be the 11th or 12th ranked team in the nation. There … Continue reading Outlook On the Big Ten Basketball Teams

NCAA will Reward #1 Overall Seed in March Madness Tournament

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Starting in the 2017 NCAA Basketball March Madness tournament, the team that earns the number 1 overall seed in the tournament will be able to choose their location for the first 2 rounds of the tournament (the Round of 64 and the Round of 32). There are a total 8 locations for each of the 48 total games in the 1st and … Continue reading NCAA will Reward #1 Overall Seed in March Madness Tournament

UConn Wins 4th Straight Title

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team has now won back to back to back to back national championships. They are the first team in NCAA women’s history to win 4 straight national titles. As the No. 1 overall seed, they routed No. 4 seed Syracuse by a score of 82-51 to keep their crown and maintain their supremacy over the rest of … Continue reading UConn Wins 4th Straight Title

NBA Playoff Predictions (v1)

Photo Credit: thesource.com Here are my predictions for the NBA Playoff “April-June Madness” tournament. Let’s start with seeding predictions, since only a few seeds are locked up for sure as we speak. East: Cleveland Cavaliers Toronto Raptors Atlanta Hawks Boston Celtics Charlotte Hornets Miami Heat Detroit Pistons Indiana Pacers West: Golden State Warriors San Antonio Spurs Oklahoma City Thunder Los Angeles Clippers Portland Trailblazers Utah … Continue reading NBA Playoff Predictions (v1)

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

Parity? No; Kansas, Oregon Advance to Elite 8

Photo Credit: sbnation.com The No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks and No. 1 seed Oregon Ducks are headed to the Elite 8 after commanding victories over No. 5 seed Maryland and No. 4 seed Duke respectively. The Jayhawks took care of business against Maryland with a 79-63 victory to send them to the Elite 8 this Saturday with a matchup against No. 2 seed Villanova, who … Continue reading Parity? No; Kansas, Oregon Advance to Elite 8

Villanova, Oklahoma Advance to Elite 8

Photo Credit: ncaa.com Villanova and Oklahoma are advancing to this year’s Elite 8. Both are N0. 2 seeds in their region, and both crushed the No. 3 seeds in their respective region. Villanova demolished No. 3 seed Miami by a score of 92-69, and Oklahoma demolished No. 3 seed Texas A&M 77-63. Villanova will take on the winner of No. 1 seed Kansas vs. No. … Continue reading Villanova, Oklahoma Advance to Elite 8

Indiana vs UNC Preview

Photo Credit: indiana.247sports.com The Indiana Hoosiers and the North Carolina Tarheels are two of the best teams in the NCAA. Currently IU is a 5 seed and UNC is a 1 seed. Both of theses teams have five National Championships under their belts, and they both have developed some of the best players in the NBA including Micheal Jordan and Victor Oladipo. These two teams … Continue reading Indiana vs UNC Preview

Wisconsin Shocks Xavier at the Buzzer

Photo Credit: spokesman.com The No. 7 seed Wisconsin Badgers point guard Bronson Koenig hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to sink the ship of the No. 2 seed Xavier Musketeers, as actor and comedian Bill Murray as well as Chris Mack’s daughters watched in agony after the Musketeers blew a 58-49 lead late in the second half. Up 61-60 with around 34 seconds to go, … Continue reading Wisconsin Shocks Xavier at the Buzzer

NCAA Hockey 2016 Tournament Seedings

Photo Credit: http://www.xcelenergycenter.com Eastern Regionals 1 Quinnipiac Bobcats (29-3-7) V.S. 4 R.I.T. Tigers (18-14-6) 2 Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks (24-9-5) V.S. 3 Yale Bulldogs (19-8-4) Northeastern Regionals 1 Providence Friars (27-6-4) V.S. 4 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (18-15-5) 2 Boston College Eagles (26-7-5) V.S. 3 Harvard Crimson (19-10-4) Midwestern Regionals 1 North Dakota Sioux (30-6-4) V.S. 4 Northeastern Huskies (22-13-5) 2 Michigan Wolverines (24-7-5) V.S. 3 … Continue reading NCAA Hockey 2016 Tournament Seedings

Villanova Advances to Second Weekend for First Time Since 2009

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats (31-5) are advancing to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2009, with two dominant wins in the first and second rounds of the 2016 NCAA March Madness tournament over the Big South’s No. 15 seed UNC Asheville (22-12) and the Big Ten’s No. 7 seed Iowa (22-11) respectively. After beating a mid-major UNC Asheville … Continue reading Villanova Advances to Second Weekend for First Time Since 2009

History at UConn?

Photo Credit: sikids.com With a recent 101-49 win for No. 1 seed Connecticut over No. 16 seed Robert Morris in the first round of the women’s NCAA March Madness tournament, many have been talking about UConn’s quest for history. In the past three years, UConn has won the big dance three times in those three years, making it a 3-peat. This year, the UConn women’s basketball team is … Continue reading History at UConn?

Gonzaga advances to Sweet Sixteen

Photo Credit: sltrib.com As the clock hit zero at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, the Gonzaga Bulldogs earned yet another Sweet Sixteen berth. Gonzaga is a very small mid major school in the WAC conference out of Spokane, Washington. Even though this school only has 7,000 students, their basketball program is feared by many. Since 1999, this program has had 18 tournament appearances and has … Continue reading Gonzaga advances to Sweet Sixteen

Indiana upsets Kentucky in the Round of 32

Photo Credits: http://www.courier-journal.com Indiana pulled the upset over Kentucky today in the Round of 32 by a score of 73-67.The game was close in the first half 33-32 with it being back and forth.There was 8 ties and 10 lead changes with the biggest lead being 10 points. There was a total of 29 turnovers and 46 fouls. For Indiana, Thomas Bryant had 19 points and 5 rebound. … Continue reading Indiana upsets Kentucky in the Round of 32

Ranking the Remaining 32 NCAA Teams

Photo Credit: foxsports.com Note, this does not necessarily mean I think all of the teams that I have ranked higher will win against teams I have ranked lower. Power Rankings: Kansas North Carolina Virginia Oregon Oklahoma Xavier Villanova Kentucky Texas A&M Iowa State Indiana Maryland Miami Utah Duke Wichita State Wisconsin Iowa Notre Dame Connecticut Providence Saint Joseph’s Gonzaga Butler VCU Northern Iowa Syracuse Stephen … Continue reading Ranking the Remaining 32 NCAA Teams

Bracket Busted?

Photo Credit: newsday.com No. 2 seed Michigan State took a loss in the round of 64 today against No. 15 Middle Tennessee. This was a shocker to most people, as a large percentage of people who created brackets had Michigan State winning the big dance. They were out-played all game, especially being down by more than 10 at more than one occasion. They trailed the entire game. … Continue reading Bracket Busted?