During a four day span in March of 2016, the United Center in Chicago, Illinois hosted two events that had served as a major crossroads in the recent history of Virginia Cavaliers basketball. On Sunday March 27, Virginia blew a 16 point lead to a #10 seeded Syracuse team that most people believed only got into the big dance due to their brand name. The epic collapse in this … [Read more...] about Virginia Cavaliers Should Beat Auburn, According to Data Models
Lots of college basketball pundits have deemed the Big Ten the strongest conference in the nation this season, and the numbers seen to verify this. From top to bottom, it's the strongest conference in the country, but it's strongest teams aren't among the elite of the elite nationally. The Big Ten has three teams, #6 Michigan State, #10 Michigan and #13 Purdue that have a … [Read more...] about Big Ten Has Three National Title Contenders, but None are Among the Favorites
Welcome to the fifth annual NCAA Tournament National Championship Drinking Game, one of our favorite articles every year here at The Sports Bank. If you missed our first four editions, you can check out the 2009 Michigan State vs. North Carolina version, the 2010 Butler vs. Duke edition, 2011's UConn vs. Butler, and last year's Kentucky vs. Kansas drinking game. Even if you … [Read more...] about Michigan vs. Louisville: 2013 National Championship drinking game
Typical NCAA Tournament teams like Kentucky, Purdue, and Texas should have bounce back seasons next year and vie for a spot in the Big Dance. Here are five teams that missed out on the NCAA Tournament but should make a splash next season. Here are five NCAA Tournament teams likely to regress next season. … [Read more...] about Five non-NCAA Tournament teams likely to dance next year
Deshaun Thomas was the NCAA Tournament's scoring leader last March. Before the Buckeyes were eliminated in the Final Four, Deshaun Thomas really showed what he can do offensively, and improved his NBA draft stock. This year his NBA Draft stock plateaued, after jumping greatly his sophomore season. Deshaun Thomas will now enter the draft and see where his fortunes lie. Thomas … [Read more...] about Deshaun Thomas leaves Ohio St, enters Draft, where does he fit?