1. Start of the Stretch Run Bracket: Feb. 23

    There aren’t too many changes to the top four lines and at-large pool in today’s bracket (seed list, trends), but there is quite a bit of movement on lines six through 12...

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  2. BracketBuster Saturday Projection: Feb. 21

    I took a break from preparing today’s bracket (seed list, bracket trends) to head to a bar to watch VCU and Nevada in the BracketBusters last night...

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  3. BracketBuster Weekend Preview: 20-22 of February

    Normally, I’d do a big separate BracketBusters preview, but real life intervened a bit this week (which is why there wasn’t a TV preview at any other point this week), so I’m ...

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  4. The 2009 Banana Peel List, Part II

    Yesterday, I reviewed the status of the races in 11 conferences, ranging from the America East to the MEAC. Today, I’ll take a look at the other half of the alphabet, starting in the Heartland...

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  5. Presidents' Day Bracket: February 16

    Since it’s only been a couple of days since I’ve released a bracket, there aren’t too many changes in today’s edition...

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  6. NCAA Conference Champion Projections: The Banana Peel List, Pt. I

    Now that it’s less than a month until Selection Sunday, we’re slightly overdue to review the races in 22 of the 23 conferences that will (probably) only receive one bid to this year’s tournament...

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  7. 4 Weeks, 1 Day to Selection Sunday Bracket - 14 February 2009

    Yes, we are only 29 days away from the release of the only poll or bracket that really matters. At that point, it will be time to enjoy the three greatest weekends in sport, but before ...

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  8. One Month Away Weekend College Hoops Preview: 13-15 February

    There’s a lot on the weekend schedule, so before I get back to work on Saturday morning’s bracket, I wanted to tell you about some of the games I’ll be watching for Monday’s edition...

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  9. Doubling Up the Projections and Weekend TV Rundown—6 February

    As promised, here is the first post-weekday bracket of the season (seed list, trends). Oklahoma moves up to the 1 line, replacing Duke after their 27-point loss to new No. 2 seed Clemson on Wednesday night...

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  10. Super Monday Bracket: Feb. 2, 2009

    Before I jump into this week’s breakdown, a little bit of housekeeping. I’ve decided to take advantage of my unexpected vacation this week to start doubling up on my weekly brackets...

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  11. Temporary Independence Wednesday Preview, Jan. 28

    The “Week and a Half of Chris” has begun. I made the long drive to Rockville for one final time this morning to drop off my company laptop and access card at the small government contractor that formerly employed me...

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  12. College Basketball Snowy Tuesday Preview: Jan. 27

    If it wasn’t snowing here with ice arriving tonight, I’d be on my way down to Richmond right now to take in Northeastern at VCU down in Richmond...

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  13. Embracing the Bye Week Bracket - 25 January 2009

    I could think of no better way to spend the Sunday before the Super Bowl than putting together this week’s bracket (seed list). Then again, I’m a Bills fan, so you can easily question my sanity...

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  14. Watchable Wednesday—21 January

    Tonight, I’d planned on heading to Bender Arena for Army at American University (7:30 EST, no TV), but a migraine has put the kibosh on that idea. So, here’s what I’ll be watching from the couch, with the volume down low...

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  15. TV Tuesday (and a blog lookahead) - 20 January 2009

    Relatively light night tonight, so the bulk of my post tonight is going to be about what’s coming up on BracketDobber for the rest of the season. I’ll continue to release weekly projections on Sunday until mid-February...

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  16. NCAA Tournament Bracket With Two Months to Go ’Til Selection Sunday

    Eight Sundays from now, at about the very time I’m writing this, we’ll know who the 65 teams invited to the 2009 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship are, where they’re seeded, and where and who they’ll be playing...

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