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Select Seniors

Welcome to our new series Select Seniors where we will be discussing seniors from colleges in the NCAA. This is to recognize them and their hard work over the years. This week we have two seniors from Duke University. This series was created and written by Nikita “RED” Lear. Jordan Goldwire He is a 184 …

What if Bracket was seeded by location due to current concerns?

Bracket update: No fan, less travel No bracket rules followed. We attempt to maintain seed dignity as much as possible. We moved some teams up or down a seed line to have geography more in line. A few teams had to travel out of area to maintain some balance. We did not want all 10 …

The Bracket Report

Hosts Steve Painter, Joe Perry and Evan Fritz discuss our latest bracket on the ISC Sports Network.

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 …

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 …

Upset of Duke Leads to over 150K in GoFundMe for Dorian Relief

There were less than 3 seconds left in the Stephen F. Austin and Duke game, Lumberjack guard Nathan Bain was on a breakaway layup, looked up at the clock, and sprinted towards his goal. Before the beginning of the Tuesday night game, no one could predict that within the next 2.7 seconds of overtime, Bain …

Texas Longhorns: Is this the year?

On Saturday, the Texas Longhorns traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana to face the Purdue Boilermakers in Mackey Arena. The Boilers had won 18 straight games in what many call one of the best atmospheres in all of college basketball. Under Shaka Smart, the Longhorns have been just good enough to win more than they lose …

2019-2020 Initial Bracket

Below is our initial bracket of the year. Our brackets will indicate the match-ups our committee believes will happen in the first round of the NCAA tournament and will follow NCAA guidelines. This is always a work in progress as the bracketing procedure is a complicated process. This bracket published is based on past performance …

NCAA South Regional Summary: A Regional for the Ages

The NCAA South Regional in Louisville, KY ended as an historical thriller. Three nail-bitingingly close games, two of which ended in overtime, a buzzer-tying shot, and possibly the greatest individual NCAA tournament performance of all-time by Carsen Edwards. Fans who were fortunate to witness this regional got their money’s worth and then some. I’ll start …