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

The NIT Becomes College Basketball’s Science Lab

The NCAA announced some interesting rule changes for this year's NIT: The 2018 NIT will feature four rules modifications: ​• The three-point line will be extended by approximately 1 foot 8 inches to the same distance used by FIBA for international competition (22 feet 1.75 inches). ​• The free throw lane will be widened from 12 feet … Continue reading The NIT Becomes College Basketball’s Science Lab

ESPN Bracketology vs Forgotten Forensics, Round 9

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

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