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Northwestern

Upsets Michigan St Score: Northwestern 79 Michigan St 65 Key Player: Boo Buie 30 points & 4 assists How did it happen: Northwestern led throughout the game and had a 21 point lead in the second half. Every small run by the Spartans was met with solid offensive possessions by the Wildcats. Bracket impact: The …

Bracket update: 12/11/20

The start of the college basketball season is upon us. Games are being played and games are being cancelled. Bracketology is never really relevant until the middle of January or February in regular years. However, we bracketologists only know what we know. So we produce brackets. We believe that fans also like to get a …

Conference Bracket News

Two weeks into the new season and conference play is just around the corner. This year conference standings may have some impact on selection of teams as there is no common set of non- conference games scheduled. That being said, a key component will be quality wins and non-conference quality wins may be what separates …

Bracket News: Nov. 29

We will look at each of the power 7 conferences and share the best wins, worst losses and the team that helped themselves the most during the week. All selections have to do with possible selection for the 2021 NCAA tourney BIG 10 Best win: Michigan State over Notre Dame. Worst Loss: Purdue losing to …

SEC: 2020-21 Preview

The SEC is a top heavy conference. Kentucky should be the favorite, but Tennessee is poised to push the Wildcats this season. This should be a six bid league by the end of the season. Teams that will be in bracket Kentucky Florida Kentucky is replacing all five starters but has done this a lot …

PAC 12: 2020-21 Preview

The PAC 12 conference will be very competitive this year. The question is how many teams will qualify for the tournament. There are a lot of questions and possibilities in the conference this year Teams that will be in bracket Oregon Arizona St UCLA A clear cut top three to the conference this season. Oregon …

BIG 12: 2020-21 Preview

The BIG 12 will be one of the best conferences in the country if not the best. Baylor and Kansas will both be championship contenders. The conference can see anywhere from 5-7 teams get a bid this season. Teams that will be in bracket Baylor Kansas Texas Tech Baylor lead by Coach Scott Drew is …

ACC: 2020-21 Preview

The ACC will be a top heavy conference this season. They have several teams who can contest for a National Championship this season. The league is going to be competitive as several teams are on the uptick. Virginia, Duke and Florida St are the best bets to win the conference and North Carolina tries to …

Big Ten: 2020-21 Preview

The Big Ten was the best conference in 2020 and looks to be the best this season as well. Last year 10 teams were poised to make the NCAA tourney. We believe that 10 teams again will be worthy but also note that there may be different metrics in selection this year. We almost guarantee …

Bracket U: The season begins

In this episode we discuss some early season, reveal our top 16 seeds in the preseason bracket, and discuss Illinois basketball with Jim Cotter.