Basketball

Reacting to the 2017 March Madness Bracket

The wait is finally over.  The 2017 March Madness Bracket, the end result of the Selection Committee’s congregation and debate, has been released.  We know the fate of this year’s bubble teams – Kansas State, Providence, USC, and Wake Forest were the “Last Four In” and will be playing in Dayton…

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TLS Bracketology (3/8/17)

Welcome back to another edition of Top Level Sports Bracketology.  Only a few teams in my current field have played since Monday, so not much has changed with the bracket.  A couple more teams locked up automatic bids, and you’ll see all the teams already in the Big Dance in…

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TLS Bracketology (3/6/17)

*Data current prior to St. Mary’s vs. BYU on Monday Night It’s six days until Selection Sunday, but if the committee were to name the 68-team tournament field right now, these are my projections for what it would look like.  First, let’s take a look at the teams in order…

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NBA All-Star Saturday Night Preview and Predictions

What distinguishes the NBA’s All-Star Weekend as the greatest of its kind in professional sports are the Saturday night events: the slam dunk contest, three-point shootout, and skills challenge.  These competitions, played the night before the All-Star Game, regularly produce incredible moments, and are so exciting to watch that their viewership…