The Bearcats came in as 6 point favorites on the road vs Connecticut, in what seemed to be a must-win game. Cincinnati is staying alive in the AAC regular season title race, just 1 game back from the Houston Cougars. Today was a big help, getting their 3rd straight win, and improving to 5-1 this … Continue reading Bearcats Survive Connecticut
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
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?
Can Loyola-Chicago capture the magic of their 1963 National Title or will Miami's athleticism be too much?
The 2016 National Champions start their 2018 quest in Pittsburgh against 16 seed Radford
On Thursday at 7:10 ET, they face the Davidson Wildcats, the Atlantic-10 tournament champs. The dreaded 5-12 matchup. Forty-seven 12-seeds have beaten 5-seeds (35.61%) in the first round since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985. 12-seeds are 18-18 vs. 5-seeds the past nine years. For whatever reason (and there are several), a 5-seed in … Continue reading Is Davidson is Going to Beat Kentucky?
Can the MAC work its way to an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 18 years?
I have a secret to share with you: once upon a time, the Sun Belt was a powerhouse basketball conference. It's true! This is not the FAKE NEWS! I wasn't around for it, really, but I did a little research and poof, the truth. It's all there. For example, 1986 was kind of a magic … Continue reading The Hottest Sun Belt March Madness Teams of All Time: RANKED!
I may have a legitimately fake doctorate degree in Hoops Forensics, but that doesn't mean my education is over. I'm always learning! By "learning," I mean I spend a few hours each week on the internet flipping through articles about sports. A recent column by Sport Illustrated's Pete Thamel caught my attention. In the column, Peter discusses … Continue reading ESPN Bracketology vs Forgotten Forensics, Round 9