Fashion Police – First Edition

– Written by Rex – I hope you are enjoying the opening of Big East play as much as we are! We not only acknowledge great play on the hardwood, but we also take notice to the little things that go into the basketball atmosphere. Not that we are necessarily fashionistas, but there are some…

Predicting the South Region

The speculation is over, Selection Sunday has come and gone, and we are left with a 68-team tournament field. The committee breaks it down into four regions for us – so we’ll break it down in four segments for you. Let us do the research for you. First, I am going to be looking at…

Strength of the Bubble

How strong is this year’s bubble compared to years past? Looking at the last 4 teams in the tournament field since 2006, according to BracketMatrix.com, and their corresponding Offensive and Defensive efficiencies, according to KenPom.com, we can compare the teams on the bubble in 2014 statistically. Here is the chart of every “Last 4 In”…

Who Can Win the National Championship?

Well, 68 teams will have a shot starting next week. Obviously, some teams will have a better chance than others – but this season might have the most contenders in the top 4 seed lines in recent memory. It would really be no surprise if we saw Florida, Arizona, Wichita State, Kansas, Duke, Syracuse, Louisville,…

Long Live Cinderella: Update!

It’s time once again to look into potential NCAA Tournament sleepers before we even get the bracket! If you missed the first installment, you can read it here. All seeding mentioned below is courtesy of Bracket Matrix. Just a quick recap: I am looking for this year’s Cinderella candidates statistically compared to teams of the past like 2006 George…

The Power Conference Round Robin

– Posted by Woody – This year, the Big East hasn’t even been in the conversation for the top conference nationwide. However, what would happen if we paired the top current seeds 1-4 from each of the “Power 6” conferences (Big East, ACC, SEC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12) and added the AAC and…