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Conference bracket news – 1/24

IN THE BRACKET (10)– TEAMS SAFELY IN: Michigan St, Maryland, Iowa, Penn St, Illinois, Wisconsin, Rutgers, Indiana TEAMS IN & WITH WORK TO DO – Ohio St, Michigan TEAMS IN CONSIDERATION– Minnesota, Purdue TRENDING– Illinois- They have two really nice road wins in the BIG 10 and are playing great basketball IN THE BRACKET (7) …

Jan 23 Game results

BIG WINS MINNESOTA – The Gophers had not won a true road game until beating Ohio St in Columbus 62-59. Marcus Carr of Minnesota hit the game winning 3 pointer with under 3 seconds left. Coach Pitino elected to not use a timeout at 13 seconds after a stop by the Gophers. Minnesota is now …

Bubble talk: Jan 23

In & Trending up HOUSTON– 32 in the NET, 2-2 in quad 1 and 4-2 in quad 2. Big win over Wichita St helped their cause NC STATE– 44 in the NET, 3-3 in quad 1, 1-1 in quad 2. Winning three in a row always helps the resume In & Trending down WICHITA STATE– …

Jan 22 Game results

BIG WINS PENN ST -goes on the road and beats Michigan 72-63. The Nittany Lions get a big quad 1 win on the road. They not only are looking good for a bid but we have them in the 5/6 seed range. Michigan continues to struggle but have been playing with out starter Isaiah Livers. …

Illinois: A team centered around toughness

FIVE TAKEAWAYS The Illinois Fighting Illini traveled to Mackey Arena to face the Purdue Boilermakers on Tuesday evening in a game that had a lot of bracket implications. Illinois came out on top 79-62 to earn a rare BIG 10 road win. We were there to witness a truly “tough” team take control in the …

Jan 21 Game results

BIG WINS ILLINOIS defeated Purdue at Mackey Arena 79-62. A road win in the BIG 10 is a huge win. Gaining another quad 1 win is also huge. Illinois has put themselves in good position to make the tourney this year. Purdue now 10-9 is in need of a winning streak to get off the …

Bracket Report: Jan 21

SEEDS 1-4 This week we have a new number 1 seed in San Diego St. The Aztecs are undefeated and have 3 quad 1 and 3 quad 2 wins. This is good enough for us to move them up. Seeds 2-3 find a bunch of teams with similar resumes. We had a huge discussion between …

Jan 20th Game results

BIG WINS NC STATE goes on the road and beats Virginia 53-51. Good Quad 1 win for the Wolfpack and also gives a fellow bubble team a home loss. A good night for NC State. RUTGERS- This game was on Sunday. They continue to win games. Defeating Minnesota at home is a good quad 2 …

Louisville Cardinals Jan 19

Overall Record: 15-3 (6-1) Net Ranking: 10 Quad 1 Record: 4-3 Quad 2 Record: 3-0 Weekly Results: Louisville has been on the road for two straight ACC battles and came up big in both games against Pittsburgh and a tough Duke basketball team. These two big wins will defiantly move the Cardinals up in the …

Game Results Jan 18

BIG WINS LOUISVILLE- Winning on the road at Duke 79-73 is a huge win. The Cardinals were in a lull and now move up to the top 4 seed lines for sure. Duke will likely fall out of the 1 seed after two losses this week. KENTUCKY– An overtime win over Arkansas gains the Wildcats …