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Bracketering: An interesting procedure

Once teams are placed on a seed line, they then have to be bracketed into pods for tournament action.  We will take you through this procedure as we know it.  It is a very interesting procedure.  The NCAA attempts to have teams play as close to home as possible while also balancing out the four …

Clemson- 1st team out?

Brian TonsoniFaculty Contributor Clemson is our first team out of the bracket on 2/28.  Clemson is 17-11 overall, 1-8 in quad 1 and 4-3 in quad 2.  The have a non conference SOS of 116,  5-8 away from home and a NET ranking of 43.  The best thing on Clemson resume are wins vs Virginia …

Purdue Fails in Music City Bowl

Purdue’s rollercoaster season came to abrupt halt Friday against the highly-talented Auburn Tigers.  For the Boilermakers, the Music City Bowl matchup was to be a great challenge to see how they matched up against one of the SEC’s premier teams.  Consider that challenge a complete failure. Purdue proved that they were ultimately overmatched against the …

The Bubble out

The “bubble out” refers to those teams that are out of our current bracket but are being considered.   We usually look at 20-25 teams that are out as possible bracket members.  We look at teams in the top 100 of the NET only.  Most teams that fall below 75 of the NET will have a …

West Virginia defeats Kansas

Intro Hello and welcome back to another edition of upset of the week. There were two good candidates for upset of the week. An honorable mention goes out to the Michigan vs Wisconsin game which ended with Wisconsin on top. This week we have picked what might be the biggest upset of this season, West …

NFL Pick Em

Redskins at Titans Prediction-Titans 21-13 Thoughts-The Titans are still in the hunt to make the playoffs and after shutting out the Giants they keep that hope alive as they improve to 8-6. The Redskins are coming off a win against the Jaguars but it seems they are in a tight race to make the playoffs. …

Crossroads Classic

This past Saturday, the best collegiate basketball teams in the state of Indiana met at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the eighth annual Crossroads Classic. The first matchup featured Notre Dame and  Purdue, both of which entered the competition under .500 in the history of the event. Notre Dame holds a slight margin over Purdue in …