Holding off a resilient Dayton squad, the Wichita State Shockers advanced to the round of 32 with a 64-58 victory. https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/842911598872330241 This game had many of the hallmarks of the MTSU upset of Minnesota yesterday. The Shockers were an experienced and talented team that got way underseeded versus a slightly overrated Dayton squad that struggled … Continue reading Wichita State Outlasts Dayton In 64-58 “Upset” Win
Sometimes you have to save the best for last. Of the many contenders for first round game of the tournament, Wichita State versus Dayton has to rank close to the top. It is a matchup of two non-power programs that could easily compete on a year in year out basis in any conference. Drop the … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Tournament Preview: Dayton Flyers vs Wichita State Shockers
The Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship with many more following this week. While a regular season title doesn’t really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there’s still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it’s still … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5? Part Two
We are a few precious weeks from the NCAA Tournament, with Selection Sunday guaranteed to start arguments throughout the country. How poorly a “mid-major” program is seeded becomes a major bone of contention for fanbases all over the country. In particular, multiple fanbases assume that a higher the seed is congruent with the likelihood of … Continue reading Cinderella Wears An 11 Seed
On Friday night, the Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship. While a regular season title doesn't really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there's still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it's still meaningful in a … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5?