1. Why Florida Gulf Coast Is the Ultimate Cinderella

    Florida Gulf Coast coach Andy Enfield grew up as the son of a coach in Shippensburg, Pa., a town about 150 miles from Philadelphia, where history happened on Friday night. As a young boy, Enfield dreamt of games like a 78-68 win over No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 43,839 reads 37 comments

  2. Marshall Henderson: Does Chaos Surrounding Ole Miss Star Hurt Opponents?

    Marshall Henderson took shots Friday that would make chuckers blush. He yelled at the officials. He yelled at himself. He yelled at the Ole Miss fans. He pounded his chest. He stuck out his tongue...

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  3. Teams on Upset Alert in Day 4 of NCAA Tournament

    Harvard, you provided the madness. The first day of the tourney (the play-in round does not count) nearly made it to the end without a great Cinderella story. Sorry New Mexico. It had to happen...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 26,146 reads 20 comments

  4. Gonzaga Basketball: Did Southern Expose No. 1 Seed as a Fraud?

    The "Gonzaga is a product of its schedule" club nearly had validation. The Zags survived a scare from Southern with a 64-58 win on Thursday in Salt Lake City in a game that came down to the final minute...

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  5. Will a No. 16 Seed Ever Beat a No. 1 Seed?

    In the NCAA tournament, only one seed is still waiting for its "One Shining Moment." The poor No. 16. Those guys never win. Like, literally never. They've tossed the ball up 112 times and not once has Cinderella worn No...

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  6. Blueprint to Beat the Top Seeds in 2013 NCAA Tournament

    The teams on the top two lines in the NCAA tournament this season have lost to (skip to the next paragraph if you have a weak stomach) Florida Gulf Coast, a Larry Bird-less Indiana State, TCU and South Florida...

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  7. Where to Take Your Biggest Gambles in Picking Your NCAA Bracket

    The key to winning a bracket pool is to take some gambles, but to do so within reason. Don't be a contrarian just to be a contrarian...

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  8. Joe Lunardi, Jerry Palm and the Birth of Bracketology

    Midway through the 2003-04 season, Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com was one of the only Bracketologists that did not have Saint Joseph's as a No. 1 seed...

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  9. 8 Post-Selection Sunday Bracket Tips

    Picking mascots is one way to fill out a bracket. Being informed sounds logical. Granted, maybe not as fun. But you don't enter an office pool for fun...

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  10. NCAA Bracket 2013 Predictions: Upset Picks for Round of 64

    Time to impress your friends with some upset specials. The key to picking a good upset is to find a strength for the underdog that is a weakness for the favorite. A good coach will exploit that, and there are plenty of them on this list...

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  11. Blueprint of an NCAA Basketball Champion

    The regular season ended a week ago for the Indiana Hoosiers, with the Michigan Wolverines' Jordan Morgan nearly tipping in a Trey Burke missed layup in the final seconds...

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  12. Breaking Down How the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee Picks the Field

    When the NCAA tournament selection committee hands in its 68-team bracket early Sunday evening, the committee will have finished what is essentially a season-long research project...

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  13. Ranking the Most Likely No. 1 Seeds in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    At this point in most college basketball seasons, the No. 1 seeds are already set. Conference tournaments might influence how the No...

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  14. March Madness Sleeper Series: How Saint Mary's Could Shock the World

    Saint Mary's run through the WCC should have been good enough to earn a championship and a lot of attention nationally. The Gaels went 14-2 and won 10 of those games by double digits...

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  15. NCAA Basketball Top 25 Power Rankings: Conference Tourney Edition

    The season where no one wanted to be No. 1. That's how we'll remember 2013. Actually, the craziness that is sure to ensue over the next few weeks will probably be how we remember 2013...

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  16. Duke vs. UNC: No. 1 Overall Seed in NCAA Tournament Is Blue Devils' to Lose

    Duke would like to be No. 1 again. The third-ranked (for now) Blue Devils came out Saturday night against a blazing-hot North Carolina squad and smacked the small-ball Heels, 69-53...

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  17. The 25 Craziest Statistics of the College Basketball Season

    This college basketball season has been the year of the unthinkable. Some kid scored 138 points, TCU beat No...

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  18. NCAA Tournament 2013: 10 Players Who Can Carry a Team in March Madness

    Two years ago Connecticut finished the regular season 21-9 and on the bubble. Then Kemba Walker happened. Walker went on a scoring spree that first led his team to the Big East tournament title and then an NCAA title...

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  19. Could Baylor's Brittney Griner Play on a Men's College Basketball Team?

    Baylor's Brittney Griner scored 50 points this week in a win against Kansas State. Scoring 50 points on any level is an incredible feat, and it's clear that Griner, at 22 years old, ...

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  20. Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Who's the King of Tobacco Road?

    On Saturday night, North Carolina has a shot to upset No. 3 Duke and finish tied for second in the ACC. That would really irk the Blue Devils...

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  21. The Ken Pomeroy Effect: How Advanced Metrics Have Revolutionized NCAA Basketball

    In nearly two weeks, when the brackets are released, the first thing many fans and coaches will do is open their laptops and pull up KenPom.com ...

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  22. Why Is Scoring Down in College Basketball?

    The fast-paced, free-flowing game that evolved from what James Naismith invented is not so fast-paced and free-flowing anymore. For the first time since 1982, college basketball teams are on pace to average less than 68 points per game...

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  23. Ohio State vs. Indiana: Have Buckeyes Finally Found Themselves?

    Ohio State would like to be reintroduced to the country this month. Thad Matta's group went into Bloomington on Tuesday night and beat up on the No. 2 team in the country, 67-58, spoiling Indiana's Senior Night...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 27,621 reads 12 comments

  24. March Madness Sleeper Series: Why Saint Louis Is a Final Four Dark Horse

    Rick Majerus was a wildly entertaining man. He had no issue with nudity. His language was occasionally dirty, but the messages he delivered were always insightful and usually made you laugh...

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  25. NCAA Tournament 2013: Projecting the No. 1 Seeds at Week 18

    Let's take the teams still in play for a No. 1 seed, put them in a hat and blindly draw four names. The predictive success rate of that approach would probably be as good as any bracketologist could tell you at this point...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 35,169 reads 65 comments