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Big East: Quick Preview

The conference finished last season with seven teams in the top 50 in the KenPom rankings. This league is always very competitive and will welcome back UConn to the conference. The Huskies will immediately make an impact on the league and may push the favorites for a spot at the top of the league Teams …

Bracketology 2020-21

Welcome to 2020-21 season of NCAA basketball bracketology. We have missed our followers and fans since the abrupt ending to the 2020 season last March. A season without selection Sunday was tough to deal with for fans and for us a group that works all year for selection Sunday. So, we begin again. A new …

Atlantic 10 Preview

Team To Beat DAYTON 29-2 (18-0) The Flyers ran through the conference this season and are a likely 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Contenders RICHMOND 24-7 (14-4) The Spiders have won 4 in a row and have a non conference win over Wisconsin RHODE ISLAND 21-9 (13-5) The Rams have lost 4 of last …

What if Bracket was seeded by location due to current concerns?

Bracket update: No fan, less travel No bracket rules followed. We attempt to maintain seed dignity as much as possible. We moved some teams up or down a seed line to have geography more in line. A few teams had to travel out of area to maintain some balance. We did not want all 10 …

SEC Preview

Team To Beat KENTUCKY 25-6 (15-3) The Wildcats only blemish late was a home loss to Tennessee. Followed that up with a comeback win at Florida. A possible 3 or 4 seed in the NCAA, Kentucky is clearly the favorite Contenders AUBURN 25-6 (12-6) The Tigers have struggled some down the stretch but remain a …

Pac 12 Preview

Team To Beat OREGON 24-7 (13-5) The Ducks have been the best all year and have won 4 games in a row. Contenders ARIZONA 20-1 (10-6) The Wildcats are the 2nd highest NET ranked team in the conference. They have struggled at times to convert that into wins and have a tough road from the …

American conference Preview

Team To Beat HOUSTON 23-38(13-5) The highest NET ranked team in the conference. Recent road struggles are a concern Contenders CINCINNATI 20-10 (13-5) The Bearcats have split with Houston and defeated Wichita St twice. WICHITA ST– 23-8 (11-7) The Shockers metrics are solid but they have struggled away from home beating conference teams. Upset Alert …

WAC Preview

Team To Beat NEW MEXICO ST 23-6 (16-0) The Aggies have won 19 games in a row and are undefeated in conference Contenders CALIFORNIA BAPTIST 17-10 (10-6) The Lancers have lost two straight to end the season Upset Alert UMKC 13-14 (8-7) The Kangaroos have won 4 in a row. At large possibilities None Ideal …

Big West Preview

Team To Beat UC IRVINE 19-11 (13-3) The Anteaters have won 6 out of 7. Contenders UC SANTA BARBARA 19-10 (10-6) The Gauchos have won 5 of 6 and split with UC Irvine Upset Alert CAL ST NORTHRIDGE 13-17 (10-6) The Matadors have won 4 in a row including a win over UC Irvine At …

Southland Preview

Team To Beat STEPHEN F AUSTIN 25-3 (19-1) The Lumberjacks are the clear favorite. They have a win over Duke at Duke. Contenders NICHOLLS 17-10 (15-5) The Colonels have won 7 of 8. ABILENE CHRISTIAN 16-11 (15-5) The Wildcats have won 8 of last 9. Upset Alert TEXAS A&M CORPES CHRISTIE 12-17 (10-10) The Islanders …