As hot a coaching commodity as Brad Stevens is, his stock will decrease just a tiny bit in value this year. It's official now, the Butler Bulldogs, who made it all the way to the national title game both last year, and in 2010, will not be in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Valparaiso Crusaders (20-11) eliminated Butler (20-14) tonight in the Horizon League tournament, the … [Read more...] about Butler, back to back National runners-up, not headed to NCAA Tournament
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Friday is usually when I do my updated Big East Basketball Power Rankings. Since nobody cares about the DePaul’s, Providence’s, and Rutgers’ of the world this late in the season, this week’s Big East Power Rankings will an analysis of the teams in the conference who have solidified their status in the NCAA Tournament or are firmly on the bubble and still have work to do. … [Read more...] about Big East basketball: NCAA Tournament bubble breakdown
One of the bubble teams this year is the Michigan Wolverines out of the Big Ten. The Wolverines have had a great season considering the talent they lost from last year and the talent they (presumably) lack this year. But, is it enough to get them dancing? Let’s take a look at what they have to offer. Michigan will enter the Big Ten Tournament as the No. 4 seed, going up … [Read more...] about Are the Michigan Wolverines going to make the NCAA Tournament?
With two weeks left in the regular season, we are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes. Here are some crucial games this week that have bubble teams matching head-to-head that could ultimately make or break their chances of being selected for the Field … [Read more...] about NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch (2/22/11)
We are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes. Here are some crucial games this week featuring bubble teams that could make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68. Click here for my latest bracketology. By: David Kay … [Read more...] about 2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch