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Bracket U: It’s Bracket Time

First podcast of the season.

Illinois back on Track

Coach Underwood adjusts and the Illini Win On January 4th the Illini were 0-3 in the BIG 10 and looking for some answers. Nine days later and three BIG 10 wins later, this Illinois team is back on track. Friday night, the Illini defeated a gritty Michigan State team in Champaign 75-66 in a tough …

Bracket Impact Results of Jan 5

BIG Wins Purdue- Wins at Ohio State after suffering first loss. 1 seed still for us Cincinnati- The Bearcats have work to do, but getting conference road wins always help. 70-61 over Wichita State Florida Atlantic– The Owls defeat UAB 88-86. They have a NET ranking of 12 and 2 quad 1 wins. Could be …

Bracket Impact Games of Jan 4

BIG Wins North Carolina State– 84-60 over Duke. The kind of win that will help the Wolfpack get into the bracket Providence- The Friars defeat UConn 73-61. Providence always makes a run. 6/7 seed Clemson– Wins at Virginia Tech 68-65. Road wins matter. Clemson is close TCU– Wins at Baylor 88-87- See Above- Road win …

Bracket Impact Games of Dec 21st

BIG Wins Villanova– defeats St. John’s 78-63. Nova needs to have a good conference run to make the dance North Carolina– Defeats Michigan. The Tar Heels have a couple of nice wins after their losing streak Clemson– Wins at Georgia Tech 79-66. Wins like this help the Tigers resume. Still work to do TCU– defeats …

Bracket Impact Games of Dec 20th

BIG Wins Wake Forest – Defeats Duke 81-70. Wake was on our considered list in our latest bracket. This win will go a long way for their chances to make the dance Providence– A double OT victory over #24 Marquette. Here we go again. Providence in conference play making a strong push Miami Fla– The …

Bubble News- Dec 20th

The Bubble Teams on the right side of the bubble for our first in season bracket. Click on the links to go to team page from warrennolan.com Michigan State Penn State Missouri Auburn Oklahoma Oklahoma State Utah State Boise State North Carolina State Teams on the wrong side of the bubble at this time Rutgers …

Team of the Week: Dec. 11-18th

UCLA traveled to the East Coast for a couple of games against ranked opponents. The Bruins defeated Maryland 87-60 on the Terrapins home court. Then they took on the Kentucky Wildcats at Madison Square Garden and won 63-53 Record: 10-2 NET: 5 Quad 1: 2-2 Quad 2: 2-0 Delphi Bracketology seed: 2 seed – 8 …

Bracket Notes: November 29th, 2023

Feast Week is over and there were a lot of results that will impact the bracket come March. Here are a few key takeaways BIG 10 had a great week led by the Purdue Boilermakers winning in Portland. By defeating Gonzaga and Duke in the Phil Knight tourney, the Boilermakers take a huge leap up …

Upsets of the Week: Nov 14

Upsets are a big part of college basketball. They are also a big part of bracketology. While it is way too early to make any serious judgments on who is in and who is out, all games matter. They matter for the individual teams but also for the strength of the conference. We are already …