Can the Louisville Cardinals Repeat in 2014?
The last team to repeat as college basketball champions was the 2007 Florida Gators. That team got back all of its starting five (the first team ever to win back to back titles with the same starting five). The last team prior to that to repeat was the 1992 Duke Blue Devils. So repeating is […]
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 […]
Rick Pitino: From Kentucky to Louisville How He Built Two Championship Caliber Teams
It is hard to believe, but no coach has won NCAA Tournament championships at more than one school. One would think in 75 years it would have been done by now. Several coaches have been to Final Fours with more than one school. Roy Williams immediately comes to mind as he took the Kansas Jayhawks […]
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 […]
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 […]