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First Impressions of the Bracket

     Yesterday the field of 68 for March Madness was officially released.  I intended to give my final bracket predictions along with a first impressions blog yesterday, but I’ve been pretty sick lately, so it never ended up happening.      However, I can say that from my latest…

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The Bracket: Regularly Updated

     This will be the page where I will be updating the bracket constantly over the next few days right up until the Selection Show.  Every time a decent number of results come in, I’ll update the bracket (probably around twice daily).  The most recent bracket will be at…

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Evaluating Bubble Teams’ Paths to At-Large Bids

     This is essentially the second part of yesterday’s bracketology, which can be found here: http://toplevelsports.blogspot.com/2015/03/bracketology-week-18-mar-10.html.  I’m going to be looking at each team on the bubble and seeing what they need to do to earn an at-large bid.  In terms of the actual bracket, it remains unchanged from yesterday…

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Bracketology Week 18 (Mar. 10)

This Championship Week edition of Connorackerology bases its bracket on games played through Mar. 9      Five days.  That’s it.  In just five days the selection committee will make the final call on which schools make March Madness.  That means for the teams on the bubble, there’s only a…

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NCAAB Conference Tournament Picks

     I know #25 Murray State already lost to Belmont last night, earning the Bruins the first bid to the NCAA tournament, and that Coastal Carolina just took down the Big South bid, but there are still 30 conferences with their auto-bids undecided and 29 conference tournaments (the Ivy League…

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Connoracketology Week 17 (Mar. 4)

This edition of Connoracketology uses games played through March 3rd to determine its seed rankings. The bubble has shrunk.  It’s the phrase no one wants fighting for the last few tournament spots wants to hear.  But that’s exactly what has happened.  By taking the lead in their respective conferences, Boise…

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Connoracketology Week 16 (Feb. 24)

*This edition of Connoracketology seeds team based on games played through Feb. 23     For my full explanation of the bracket and the bubble, be sure to check out my podcast, which will be released tomorrow.  For now, here’s the bracket.  Bold teams are division leaders, italicized teams are in…