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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 …

Bubble talk: Jan 15

The bubble is the last 18 teams in and all of the teams up for consideration. We currently are considering 25 teams that are not listed in our last bracket. So as of today our bubble is 43 teams strong. Teams can always move in or fall out of our bubble with a good week …

Results Jan 14

BIG WINS CLEMSON– Beats Duke at home. Third win in a row for the Tigers. Their NET prior to the DUKE game was 92 but this win may move them into consideration range. DAYTON– Defeats VCU at home by 14. Beating a main competitor in the A!) by double digits adds to an already solid …

Bracket update: Jan 14

Resumes are starting to take shape. The top 15-20 teams in our seed list are all in good shape at this point of the season. The bubble is large and teams move up and down each week as they add quality wins. The sorting statistic the NET still fluctuates quite a bit after each result. …

Baylor Bears: Jan 12

Overall Record: 13-1 (3-0) NET ranking: 1 Quad 1 record: 5-0 Quad 2 record: 1-1 Weekly Results: Baylor went on the road this week and defeated both Texas Tech & Kansas to move to 3-0 in BIG 12 play. The wins moved Baylor to the top spot in the NET rankings as of Sunday. Baylor …

Keys to making the tournament: Stat wise

As the conference season kicks off in full here in 2020, we thought we would share some info that we use to sort teams 1-68 for selection for the tournament. NET: Teams in the top 40 of the NET will get heavy consideration. The NET is not a standings board, but teams in this area …

Crossroad Classic: What we learned

Butler: The Bulldogs are for real. In defeating the Purdue Boilermakers, Butler showed a level of toughness and concentration needed to compete for a BIG East title. Head Coach LaVall Jordan demonstrated that in the post game press conference by stating the teams goal of limiting teams to less than 60 points. He was somewhat …