Month: February 2019

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Texas Tech- 2/28/19

Since losing to Kansas on Feb. 2, the Red Raiders have been on top of their game. They have beaten three tournament teams, including Kansas in a repeat matchup. Their win over Oklahoma State yesterday secured for them what is now a six game win streak. Texas Tech has grinded their way to a record …

THE NET: How high is too high?

The new NET ranking is starting to solidify as the end of the non-conference season approaches.  One of the misconceptions of the NET is that it is a “standings”  statistic, meaning the top ranked teams automatically get the best seeds.  The NCAA has mentioned that is is still going to use the quad system this …

Quad 1 wins: Your team needs them to move up

​ Quad 1 wins?  What does that have to do with ranking team?  Everything!  The new NET ranking system is used to order teams.  Then results against those teams are placed into four quads. Quad 1 is where you want your favorite team to gain victories.  The teams that have quad 1 wins move up …

Bracketering: An interesting procedure

Once teams are placed on a seed line, they then have to be bracketed into pods for tournament action.  We will take you through this procedure as we know it.  It is a very interesting procedure.  The NCAA attempts to have teams play as close to home as possible while also balancing out the four …