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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 …

Jan 17 Game results

BIG WINS IOWA – getting a quad 1 win at home is always big. Not a huge schedule of games but Iowa gets the best win of the night HOLDING SERVE DAYTON– Dayton was a 2 seed in our bracket before the game. They held on to win on a buzzer beater in OT on …

Jan 16 Game results

BIG WINS GONZAGA defeats a 15-3 Santa Clara team 104-54. Santa Clara had just defeated St. Mary’s on the road in previous game. Not a great win but a great style win as the Zags fight for/maintain a resume worthy of a 1 seed WASHINGTON- The Huskies defeated fellow bubble team Oregon St at home …

Conference bracket news

IN THE BRACKET 11 teams are in our most recent bracket. Winning games on the road will be really tough. Teams will have tough stretches of play throughout the rugged schedule. TEAMS WITH WORK TO DO – Minnesota, Purdue, Penn St, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Rutgers TRENDING– Wisconsin is on the move up. After a tough …

Jan 15 Game results

BIG WINS SETON HALL– Defeats Butler in Indianapolis 78-70. Huge resume win as the Pirates are looking at top 4 seed at this time GEORGETOWN – Defeats Creighton 83-80 to add a quad 1 win for the moment. Regardless this win is huge for a team that is either just in or just out of …