MAC Postseason Basketball 2021

Ohio is playing their best basketball right now. In the regular season they lost to Kent State by 10, lost to Toledo by 17, beat Buffalo by 1, and lost later in the season by an even 20 points.  That was their path to the NCAA tournament and the Bobcats won each game convincingly. They … Continue reading MAC Postseason Basketball 2021

NCAA Tournament: Michigan State & its Two NBA Lottery Picks Take On Bucknell

Bucknell has a call in to Kermit Davis on what it takes to beat a Tom Izzo top ranked Michigan State team. Kermit Davis is/was the coach of the 2015-16 Middle Tennessee team that knocked off Michigan State as a 15 seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. No matter what the ranking is, … Continue reading NCAA Tournament: Michigan State & its Two NBA Lottery Picks Take On Bucknell

Bracket Busted! Miami falls to Loyola in Buzzer Beater; Lonnie Walker’s last game?

Well we have it! We had to wait a a few games in but our first double digit seed is through. 11 seeded Loyola stunned 6 seeded Miami, I know you were not suprised because I told you in my preview for this game that this was a very real possibility and I even picked … Continue reading Bracket Busted! Miami falls to Loyola in Buzzer Beater; Lonnie Walker’s last game?

The Best Conference That Never Was

What if I told you that the idea of a “super conference” is nothing new?  During the past few years of major conference realignment in college athletics, many pundits have made public their desire for there to be four super conferences composed of 16 teams each.  Each of these conferences would span a geographic region of … Continue reading The Best Conference That Never Was

Put on your boogy shoes, Trojans of Troy. You’re Big Dancing!

Neither the Bobcats nor the Trojans (of Troy) was supposed to be playing for a Sun Belt tournament title. Troy was predicted to finish 9th in the conference. The Bobcats, dead last. But the Bobcats were secretly maestros of defense, limiting opponents to 63.5 points per game, the 23rd stingiest in the nation. Troy's offense … Continue reading Put on your boogy shoes, Trojans of Troy. You’re Big Dancing!

ESPN Bracketology vs Forgotten Forensics, Round 8

Usually, I devote the top third of this valuable space to my bromance with Joe Lunardi, ESPN's legendary Bracketologist and Friend to Mankind. But this relationship is going nowhere, you guys.  I'm doing all the grunt work! Bromance is a two-man relationship, Joe: one guy lifts and the other spots. There will always be a … Continue reading ESPN Bracketology vs Forgotten Forensics, Round 8

ESPN Bracketology versus Forgotten Forensics, Round 3

Am I stalking Joe Lundardi (ESPN superstar basketball analyst and overall genius)? Whatever! Of course not! Do I desperately crave and seek his approval to validate my own sense of self worth? Maybe. I dunno. https://twitter.com/AStateFanRules/status/821192178902896640 Listen, one "professional" scientist aggressively fishing gently soliciting the approval of another hardly makes a case for stalking. This happens on LinkedIn all the … Continue reading ESPN Bracketology versus Forgotten Forensics, Round 3