Month: February 2021

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Missouri Valley

The Missouri Valley has produced some good basketball this season. Loyola and Drake have headlined the conference. Look for a possible surprise from Indiana St or Missouri St. Last season saw the top 2 seeds lose in the semi- finals. Drake probably needs to make the championship game to have an at-large possibility Favorite: Loyola …


The Horizon League tournament has provided some great games and upsets over the years. Keep an eye out for Detroit’s Antoine Davis who is averaging over 24 ppg. Favorite: Wright St Contender: Cleveland St Upset candidate: Detroit & Northern Kentucky At large possibilities: None Winner: Cleveland St


James Madison is the favorite but has lost its leading scorer Matt Lewis is out for the season with a knee injury. Favorite: Northeastern Contender: James Madison Upset candidate: Hofstra At large possibilities: None Winner: Northeastern

Big South

Favorite: Winthrop Contender: Radford & Campbell Upset candidate: Garner-Webb At large possibilities: None Winner: Winthrop

Atlantic Sun

Favorite: Liberty Contender: Bellarmine Upset candidate: Lipscomb At large possibilities: None Winner: Liberty

American East

The American East has begun it’s conference tourney over the weekend. They are now down to the final four for the championship and the auto- bid from the conference. Favorite: UMBC Contender: Vermont Upset candidate: UMass Lowell At large possibilities: None Winner: Vermont

Bracket Game results of note the past five days

We are planning on regular brief articles on impact games each evening. Due to Covid protocols our meeting time & production time has been very limited. Today we list teams- with limited explanation. Teams with big wins Michigan Duke West Virginia Michigan St Oklahoma St Maryland VCU Georgia Tech St Bonaventure Holding Serve Kansas Texas …

Bracket Games of Feb. 18

BIG Wins Iowa: Wins at Wisconsin 77-62. The Hawkeyes are back to winning and look like a 3/4 seed Wichita St: The Shockers take the lead in the American Conference by beating Houston 68-63. They are the AQ this Friday and a 12 seed. UCLA: The Bruins needing some good wins on the resume, get …

Bracket Games of Feb. 17

BIG Wins VCU: Defeats Richmond 68-56 to solidify its standing as the best A10 team. In position for at- large if needed Indiana: Defeats Minnesota 82-72 in a game between bubble teams. The win evens the Hoosiers quad 1/2 record at 8-8. Likely 10 seed. Boise St: Defeats Utah St 79-70 to take the lead …

Bubble News

Bubble in- for now 50 Net 0-2 quad 1 3-0 quad 2 16 NET 0-1 quad 1 2-2 quad 2 58 NET 2-6 quad 1 1-2 quad 2 Seton Hall is the most vulnerable team of the last three in our bracket. Having only one win versus a tournament team does not bode well for …