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Bracket Notes: November 29th, 2023

Feast Week is over and there were a lot of results that will impact the bracket come March. Here are a few key takeaways BIG 10 had a great week led by the Purdue Boilermakers winning in Portland. By defeating Gonzaga and Duke in the Phil Knight tourney, the Boilermakers take a huge leap up …

Bracket Notes: November 14th, 2023

Insights from the first week of basketball PAC 12 Conference had a difficult week. USC, Oregon, Arizona St, Washington St, Colorado, Stanford all lose. USC and Oregon are tourney worthy and the others are fighting for a spot. The whole conference will need to have some marquee wins to offset this week The ACC had …

Bracket news Feb 13

There are several teams that do not have resumes that match their NET ranking. This makes them difficult to predict what seed lines these teams may be on. The NET is a sorting tool, but the committee has demonstrated in the past that the NET does have some impact on their selections. Teams with Higher …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …