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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 …

Texas edges out Purdue in tough non-conference matchup

After fighting their way to the Elite Eight last season, the 2019-2020 Boilermakers debuted on Wednesday night with a blowout 79-57 win over Green Bay at home. With Carson Edwards’ departure for the NBA during the offseason, senior transfer Jahaad Proctor appeared ready to fill the gap, grabbing 5 rebounds to accompany his team-high 26 …

Purdue opens the season

The Purdue Boilermakers opened up the 2019-20 men’s basketball season with a 79-57 victory over Green Bay. The Boilers are replacing two sharp shooters in Carsen Edwards and Ryan Cline. On Tuesday, the Boiler faithful got a glimpse of who may the replacements. Here are five takeaways from the opening game. Purdue Defense The Boilermakers …

AAC: Preview

The prevalence of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) has grown over the past few years. Since Connecticut’s championship in 2011, teams like Wichita State, Memphis, and Houston have joined the Huskies on the national stage. This year, expect about 5 teams to contend for spots in the NCAA tournament. Teams that will be in Memphis …

Big 12 Preview

The Big 12 this year looks to be an exciting division where you can look for 4 to 6 teams having an impact on the bracket. Within the Big 12 it looks like every team has some sort of shot, some having harder roads than others. Teams that will be in Kansas  Texas Tech  This …

Pac-12: Preview

Teams should be in Oregon Arizona Both of these teams are seen as pretty much in because they are seen as the elite of the Pac-12. Both of these teams added young players to their rosters which makes them a lock for the tournament this year. Teams could be in USC Washington Arizona State Colorado …

ACC: Preview

Coming off of a season where the conference featured three #1 seeds, three of the top four NBA draft selections, and the national champion, the ACC is looking to be extremely competitive. The conference is likely to get between 9-11 teams into the annual March Madness bracket, with a few already aiming for #1 seeds. …

Big East: Preview

In 2019, the Big East had four teams enter the March Madness tournament, while five others made it into the NIT tournament. Four to five teams have a very good chance at representing the Big East in this year’s March Madness tournament. Here’s a look as to what to expect from the Big East teams …

Big Ten Preview

The Big Ten continues its quest for its first national champion in nearly twenty years. Michigan St. and Maryland should offer the conference its best chance at a national champion this year.  Teams that will be in: Michigan St. Maryland The Spartans and the Terrapins appear to be the cream of the crop in the …