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Top Ten NCAA Tournament Upsets
Upsets are why we love the NCAA Tournament. We watch games we probably wouldn’t watch if they happened in December hoping the little guy can pull off a big one. Of course, not too many of them happen in the mismatches in November and December because the Goliaths of college basketball play the Davids on […]
Is the ACC Going to Be the Best Basketball Conference Ever?
With conference re-alignment not close to being done yet, the ACC gets three new additions from the Big East this coming season in the Pittsburgh Panthers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Syracuse Orange. They will still have the Maryland Terrapins for one more year, but after that they get replaced by the Louisville Cardinals. So […]
Bracket Strategy: Pick a Number One Seed to Win the Tournament
The moral of the story after all is said and done, you want to be the overall number one seed on Selection Sunday. The Louisville Cardinals were that team this year and they were the only number one seed to make the Final Four. They were joined by two number fours and a number nine […]
College Basketball’s Best Rivalries
As the regular season winds down this week in college basketball, the best rivalries in the game will be played to end the season. The Duke Blue Devils will visit the North Carolina Tar Heels in what is the greatest rivalry in the sport, and maybe n all of sports. Duke and Carolina are eight […]
March Madness Begins: Projecting the Tournament’s Top Seeds
The calendar flipped to march over the weekend. That is music to the ears of college basketball fans. The regular season will wind down this week which means “bubble watching” will be our greatest obsession and Joe Lunardi will be America’s biggest unknown celebrity, if there is such a thing. What does Lunardi do the […]
2013 NCAA Tournament Field Predictions : Top 16
Everybody seems to have an opinion on who is in and who is out of the NCAA Tournament. It’s a lot of fun to speculate on possible match-ups a month before the Big Dance begins, but until all of the conference tournaments are played it is really just shooting in the dark. There are over […]
Football Schools/ Basketball Schools; Myth or Reality?
There has always seemed to be two different types of schools when it comes to big time college athletics. There are your “football schools” and your “basketball schools”. Some schools, maybe even most, would consider themselves football schools. A football school would be one that would rather win at football than basketball. Such schools would […]