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Big Ten Preview

Team To Beat Michigan State 22-9 (14-6) The Spartans heated up at the end of the season, going 5-0 with wins against the Big Ten’s best teams. If Cassius Winston is on, the Spartans are going to be near impossible to take down. Contenders Maryland 24-7 (14-6) The Terrapins have two separate 9 game win …

Big East Preview

Team To Beat Villanova 24-7 (13-5) In the loaded Big East, the Wildcats have earned wins against many great teams and earned a share of the regular season title. They enter the tournament on a 2 game win streak. Contenders Creighton 24-7 (13-5) Creighton took part in a three way tie with Villanova and Seton …

Big 12 Preview

Team To Beat Kansas 28-3 (17-1) The Jayhawks have not lost since a Jan. 11 meeting with Baylor. They’re hot and definitely the team to beat in March. Contenders Baylor 26-4 (15-3) Baylor has been alongside Kansas at the top of the rankings. It would be a huge surprise to see anyone other than these …

ACC Preview

Team To Beat Florida State 26-5 (16-4) The Seminoles have established themselves as not just a conference favorite, but a national contender. Contenders Duke 24-6 (14-5) Despite upsets against Stephen F. Austin and Wake Forest, Duke has produced yet another great team. Louisville 24-7 (15-5) The Cardinals had a bumpy ending to the regular season …

Early takeaways of the college basketball season

Quite simply, basketball is back in full swing. As the Lakers and Bucks dominate in the pros, the 351 Division 1 college basketball teams have progressed through the first month of their season. Between the ACC-Big Ten Challenge,  the Maui Invitational, and the random matchups that make up the non-conference portion of the schedule, we …

Ohio State – 12/9/19

This week’s “Team of the Week” award goes to the #3 Ohio State Buckeyes. Ohio State started the week with a monstrous blowout of then-#7 North Carolina, a 25 point win that showcased Ohio State’s dominance on the court. Four days later, the Buckeyes hosted Penn State at home, where they put up triple digits …

Michigan – 12/2/2019

This week’s “Team of the Week” award goes to the Michigan Wolverines. In the annual Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, Michigan began its run to the top of the AP rankings when they beat Power-5 school Iowa State in the first round. The magic started the next day, though, when Michigan beat the North Carolina Tarheels …

Texas edges out Purdue in tough non-conference matchup

After fighting their way to the Elite Eight last season, the 2019-2020 Boilermakers debuted on Wednesday night with a blowout 79-57 win over Green Bay at home. With Carson Edwards’ departure for the NBA during the offseason, senior transfer Jahaad Proctor appeared ready to fill the gap, grabbing 5 rebounds to accompany his team-high 26 …

AAC: Preview

The prevalence of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) has grown over the past few years. Since Connecticut’s championship in 2011, teams like Wichita State, Memphis, and Houston have joined the Huskies on the national stage. This year, expect about 5 teams to contend for spots in the NCAA tournament. Teams that will be in Memphis …

ACC: Preview

Coming off of a season where the conference featured three #1 seeds, three of the top four NBA draft selections, and the national champion, the ACC is looking to be extremely competitive. The conference is likely to get between 9-11 teams into the annual March Madness bracket, with a few already aiming for #1 seeds. …