1. Bracketology for Jan. 20: Projecting the March Madness Field

    Ranked teams suffered 15 losses last week, leading to a major shakeup in this week's projections. As always, I am not predicting how teams will finish the season. However, I am bracketing them based on what they have done up to this point...

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  2. Bracketology for Jan. 13: Projecting the March Madness Field

    Four undefeated teams remain as we enter mid-January. Which will be the last one standing? The good news is that in college basketball, one loss does not end your national championship hopes...

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  3. Bracketology for Jan. 6: Projecting the March Madness Field

    The calendar has flipped to 2014 and conference play has begun across the country, revealing even more about teams' resumes as they try to make the Field of 68 this March...

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  4. Bracketology for Dec. 30: Projecting the March Madness Field

    As 2013 nears its end, there are still eight undefeated teams left in the country. All of those schools are in the latest bracket projections, but who fills the other 60 slots? I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  5. March Madness 2014: Field of 68 Projection for Dec. 16

    Not a whole lot of action across the country last week with finals upon us, but there were some results that shifted teams up or down the projected seed lines. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  6. 2014 March Madness Field of 68 Projections for Dec. 9

    Holiday tournaments and the ACC /Big Ten Challenge are over, so there's enough information to make my first NCAA tournament bracket projections of the 2013-14 season. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  7. College Basketball Preseason Top 25: Michigan State Leads the Pack

    Using a formula that considers the percentage of returning points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks from last year, multiplies that number by a value assigned to how the team finished ...

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  8. Selection Sunday 2013: Final Projections for the 2013 March Madness Field of 68

    In possibly the most unpredictable season in college basketball history, predicting which teams will make the NCAA tournament and where those teams will be seeded is quite a tall task...

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  9. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections for March 11

    During the last week of February, the bubble pictures got clearer, but in the first week of March, it got blurry again. So that brings us to Championship Week - just six days until Selection Sunday and so much left to figure out...

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  10. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections for March 4

    The bubble picture got a lot clearer over the past week with teams proving on the court whether they do or do not belong in the field...

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  11. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections for Feb. 25

    With less than three weeks until Selection Sunday, by my estimation 22 teams are fighting for the final 11 spots in the tournament. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  12. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 18

    With just 27 days left until Selection Sunday, everything from No. 1 seeds to spots in the field remains up for grabs. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  13. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 11

    Duke barely won at Boston College on Sunday, avoiding the first week in which all top 5 AP teams lost since 1992. The field is wide open and so is the top line of the bracket. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  14. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 5

    As we enter February, the top eight teams in the country are pretty clear cut, but one person could have a completely different top four from another person, which leaves the No. 1 seed line completely up for grabs this late in the season...

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  15. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 28

    Fourteen AP Top 25 teams suffered at least one loss last week, sending teams sliding up and down the S-curve in my latest projections. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  16. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 21

    This is really turning into a season of parity in college basketball. By Jan. 14, there were no undefeated teams remaining...

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  17. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 14

    At the start of last week, there were four undefeated teams in the country. Now there are none. Wyoming, Arizona, Duke and Michigan all suffered their first loss of the season, which ...

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  18. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 7

    Conference play signals the start of a second season in college basketball. Those who dominated their non-conference slate will have to back up those results against league opponents, ...

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  19. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 31

    On the final day of the year, the Mountain West is the second-ranked conference in the country, ahead of all power conferences besides the Big Ten...

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  20. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 24

    Just five undefeated teams remain after Saturday, when Syracuse, New Mexico and Illinois each suffered its first loss of the season. So that leaves Duke, Michigan, Arizona, Cincinnati and Wyoming among the unbeaten...

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  21. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 17

    Following Indiana's loss to Butler, there's no question Duke is the top team in the country. The Blue Devils are undefeated despite playing the toughest schedule in the nation that ...

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  22. Which College Basketball Team Will Remain Undefeated the Longest?

    There are 14 undefeated teams left in college basketball, but which will be the last one standing? Some could lose as early as this week, while others may make it to the start of ...

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  23. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 10

    Just 14 undefeated teams remain as we hit the middle of December. Winning all your games is one way to make the NCAA tournament, but it's certainly not the only way. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  24. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 3

    As the calendar flips to December, the RPI starts to align more with the national polls, making it a more reliable tool when projecting the field of 68. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  25. 2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Nov. 26

    With Thanksgiving tournaments concluded and the Big Ten/ACC Challenge upon us, I have enough information to present my first NCAA tournament bracket projections of the 2012-13 season...

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