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Bracket Game results of note the past five days

We are planning on regular brief articles on impact games each evening. Due to Covid protocols our meeting time & production time has been very limited. Today we list teams- with limited explanation. Teams with big wins Michigan Duke West Virginia Michigan St Oklahoma St Maryland VCU Georgia Tech St Bonaventure Holding Serve Kansas Texas …

Bracket Games of Feb. 18

BIG Wins Iowa: Wins at Wisconsin 77-62. The Hawkeyes are back to winning and look like a 3/4 seed Wichita St: The Shockers take the lead in the American Conference by beating Houston 68-63. They are the AQ this Friday and a 12 seed. UCLA: The Bruins needing some good wins on the resume, get …

Bracket Games of Feb. 17

BIG Wins VCU: Defeats Richmond 68-56 to solidify its standing as the best A10 team. In position for at- large if needed Indiana: Defeats Minnesota 82-72 in a game between bubble teams. The win evens the Hoosiers quad 1/2 record at 8-8. Likely 10 seed. Boise St: Defeats Utah St 79-70 to take the lead …

Bubble News

Bubble in- for now 50 Net 0-2 quad 1 3-0 quad 2 16 NET 0-1 quad 1 2-2 quad 2 58 NET 2-6 quad 1 1-2 quad 2 Seton Hall is the most vulnerable team of the last three in our bracket. Having only one win versus a tournament team does not bode well for …

Second Half Surge Lifts Purdue over Minnesota

Minnesota and Purdue came into their game Saturday night well rested, as neither team had played a game in a week. The Boilermakers played a second straight game without sharpshooter and second leading scorer Sasha Stefanovic, who was out with Covid. The Golden Gophers, who are last in the Big Ten in three point shooting, …

Bracket news Jan 25th

It’s all about the resume. Who have teams played and who have they beaten? March Madness centers around the bracket. Who is in? Who is out? Who is on the bubble? The NET ranking is the main sorting tool for the NCAA men’s selection committee. This week we share some thoughts on the NET vs …

Michigan Hands Purdue First Home Loss of Season

Purdue came into Friday evening’s matchup riding a four-game winning streak against tough competition, but this challenge against #7 Michigan proved to too much for the Boilers. It didn’t help that less than two hours before tip-off, it was announced that Purdue’s Big-10 leading 3-point shooter, Sasha Stefanovic, had tested positive for COVID-19 and would …

Cold Shooting Boilers Hold off Penn St.

The old saying is “there’s no place like home,” and it had been awhile since Purdue played a home game. The Boilers have been on the road their last four games before returning to Mackey Arena to face Penn St. on Sunday. For Penn St., it was just nice to finally play a game anywhere. …

Northwestern

Upsets Michigan St Score: Northwestern 79 Michigan St 65 Key Player: Boo Buie 30 points & 4 assists How did it happen: Northwestern led throughout the game and had a 21 point lead in the second half. Every small run by the Spartans was met with solid offensive possessions by the Wildcats. Bracket impact: The …

Bracket update: 12/11/20

The start of the college basketball season is upon us. Games are being played and games are being cancelled. Bracketology is never really relevant until the middle of January or February in regular years. However, we bracketologists only know what we know. So we produce brackets. We believe that fans also like to get a …