1. NCAA Tournament: Proposal for Horizon, Missouri Valley, and Mid American Conferences

    Hello, college basketball fans! It's now two years in a row that Butler has made the NCAA title game. This year, however, their NCAA bid was in jeopardy until near the end of the season (at one point the Bulldogs were just 6-5 in the Horizon)...

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  2. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: Schmolik Bracket Analysis

    Hello, college basketball fans! First, I would like to thank Bleacher Report and its editors and all of you for reading my articles...

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  3. NCAA Bracket 2011: How Much Should RPI Factor in the Selection Process?

    Hello, college basketball fans! As a self-proclaimed bracketologist, I nitpick and criticize the NCAA selection process more than many NCAA Tournament fans. So I want to discuss the use of RPI in the selection process...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 1,067 reads 3 comments

  4. NCAA March Madness: Final 2011 Schmolik 64 Bracket

    Hello, college basketball fans! It is time to start the road to Houston and this year's Final Four! Before seeing the actual NCAA bracket, here is the 18th annual Schmolik 64 (yes, I've been doing it since they actually had only 64 teams)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 2,520 reads 0 comments

  5. NCAA Tournament 2011: The Race for No. 1 Seeds Continues

    Hello, college basketball fans! I posted last week an article about the race for No. 1 seeds. This is an updated version based on all the results up to Friday afternoon...

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  6. March Madness: Who Should Bubble Teams Root Against These Next Three Days?

    Hello, college basketball fans! It's the time of year when if you are a bubble team, you not only have to worry about winning your tournament games (assuming you are still in ...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 546 reads 1 comments

  7. NCAA Tournament 2011: Schmolik 64 Brackets (Updated)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the March 9, 2011 update of the Schmolik 64...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 1,772 reads 1 comments

  8. NCAA Tournament: Leaders and the Challengers in the Race for Number One Seeds

    Hello, college basketball fans! While who gets into the NCAA tournament and who doesn't is far more important, many eyes tend to be focused on who will get the four No. 1 seeds in the tournament...

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  9. NCAA Basketball Tournament: Too Many Games in Western Sites

    Hello, college basketball fans! If the latest Schmolik 64 Update holds to form, St. John's and Kentucky could potentially meet in a "third round" (if you consider the First Four as the first round that is)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 746 reads 1 comments

  10. NCAA Men's Basketball: Schmolik 64 Bracket Update (2/28/11)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the Feb. 28, 2011 update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

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  11. 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament: Schmolik 64 Brackets

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the Feb. 28, 2011 update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 3,529 reads 0 comments

  12. Handicapping Big Ten Basketball Bubble Teams

    Hello, college basketball fans! I'm here to handicap the Big Ten Conference's bubble teams. I think Ohio State, Purdue, and Wisconsin are locks for the 2011 NCAA Tournament...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 542 reads 1 comments

  13. 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament: Schmolik 64 Updated Brackets (2/21/11)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the second update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season, I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  14. College Basketball 2011: Schmolik 64 NCAA Predictions Update (2/21/11)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the second update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 487 reads 0 comments

  15. Schmolik's "Screw Football" College Basketball Realignment Proposal (Part 2)

    Hello, college basketball fans! This is Part 2 of my article to realign college conferences to make it more geographically friendly and more competitive from a college basketball standpoint (as opposed to college football calling all the shots)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  16. Schmolik's "Screw Football" College Basketball Realignment Proposal (Part 1)

    Hello, college basketball fans! It seems like most of the changes in conference realignment have been decided primarily due to some other sport (one that can't spell the word playoff)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  17. College Basketball 2011: Schmolik 64 Tournment Predictions Update

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the first update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 86 reads 1 comments

  18. College Basketball: 2011 Schmolik 64 Update (2/14/11)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the first update for the 2011 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season, I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 4 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  19. An Expansion Idea No One Is Talking About: Expanding the NFL Playoffs

    Recently, the talk of the town has been about expansions. In the college sports world, almost every conference is rumored to be expanding. In 2011, the NCAA tournament is expanding to 68 teams...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 4 years ago 669 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Contractions: Which Teams Should Bite the Dust?

    I'm thinking about what NBA teams I'd like to see be contracted. Some criteria: 1. Performance: As much as I want to see the Lakers go away, it's not going to happen...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,588 reads 5 comments

  21. MLB Playoffs Start Times: Speculating First Round Start Times (Updated)

    Updated Sun. Oct. 3 7:34pm All playoff teams and matchups decided: Wed. Oct. 6 Game 1: Texas at Tampa Bay Game 2: Cincinnati at Philadelphia ...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,802 reads 1 comments

  22. Where Should Jimmy Rollins Bat in the Phillies Lineup?

    Hello, Phillies fans! All the attention to the Big Three or H2O, let's not forget about our hitting as well...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  23. Philadelphia Phillies: Speculating the Starting Rotation Throughout the Playoffs

    OK, this assumes the Phillies will go to the World Series but here goes nothing. If the Phillies are the top seed in the NL (which they would be if the season ended today), they would get the option of playing Game 1 on Wednesday vs Game 1 on Thursday...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 2,809 reads 6 comments

  24. Hey, Philadelphia, This Sunday, Choose The Phillies, Not the Eagles!

    This Sunday afternoon, the Phillies and the Eagles are both playing at about the same time (Eagles at 1pm and Phillies at 1:35pm). So if you have to choose one game to watch, which team would you watch?I think it should be the Phillies...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 981 reads 3 comments

  25. Philadelphia Eagles Projection Game tor Game

    OK, being in the Philly area, I should be more concerned with a certain baseball team, but just for you football fans in the area, here's a game by game outlook for the second favorite team in Philly (Oh wait, I forgot about the Flyers)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 916 reads 7 comments