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Counting Down To Four

by Dan Hanner

Mar 30, 2014 1:13 AM

Why Bo Ryan deserved a Final Four trip, Michigan St.'s poor half-court offense, and other thoughts as we set the field for the Final Four. Read more »

Tags: Patric Young, Wisconsin Badgers, Arizona Wildcats, Florida Gators, Michigan State Spartans, Connecticut Huskies, Kentucky Wildcats, Michigan Wolverines, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Mar 29, 2014 2:32 AM

A comeback, classic announcers, Michigan St.'s new closer, and Alex Poythress highlight Day 2 of the Sweet Sixteen. Read more »

Tags: Alex Poythress, Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, Michigan Wolverines, Connecticut Huskies, Virginia Cavaliers, Michigan State Spartans, Iowa State Cyclones, Tennessee Volunteers, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 28, 2014 1:37 AM

What it means to have a Cole Aldrich moment, Scott Drew's enigmatic coaching, UCLA's three point defense, and Aaron Gordon's promotional video highlight Day 1 of the Sweet Sixteen. Read more »

Tags: Aaron Gordon, Arizona Wildcats, Florida Gators, Wisconsin Badgers, Dayton Flyers, UCLA Bruins, San Diego State Aztecs, Baylor Bears, Stanford Cardinal, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Saturday wasn't basketball, it was art. Read more »
Stats To Pick Apart The Bracket

by Dan Hanner

The right way to measure hot teams, a different way to measure March coaches, and how teams have performed against the rest of tournament field. Read more »
And Then There Were Four

by Dan Hanner

How every player in the Final Four has done in the first four games of the tournament... Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Which conferences have exceeded expectations so far, looking back at 4 outstanding endings, Ben Howland, Ben McLemore, and saying goodbye to some seniors. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

A day of blowouts suddenly changed when two of the evening's contests went down to the wire. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Harvard's win might not quite be Princeton in 1996 but it was still special, plus Dixon's latest failure, the lack of NBA talent, and the days change in tournament odds. Read more »
The Right Way To Measure The Hottest Teams

by Dan Hanner

Want a Margin-of-Victory based stat that doesn't put Florida so close to the top? Click here to see the details. Read more »
Player Performance In The NCAA Tournament

by Dan Hanner

What star player in the Final Four has the worst efficiency rating in this year's NCAA tournament? And which players have raised their efficiency from the regular season? Read more »
And Then There Were Four

by Dan Hanner

Don't let the final score fool you. Kansas vs North Carolina was an instant classic. Read more »
Will The Madness Continue Into Sweet 16?

by Jonathan Tjarks

The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament was one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. Now, with the second weekend set to tip-off, the Madness may have only just begun. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

A running diary of a historic day in the NCAA tournament. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Which players have contributed to Purdue's offensive resurgence, the storylines from Day 1 of the NCAA tournament, and an explanation why various teams tournament expecations are changing. Read more »
Beating The Top Teams

by Dan Hanner

Which teams have the best and worst performance against other NCAA tournament teams? And which teams have the best and worst performance in the last 10 games? Read more »
Initial Bracket Thoughts

by Dan Hanner

A few preliminary thoughts on matchups and which teams will advance deep in the tournament. Read more »
The Many Facets & Unpredictability Of March Madness

by Jonathan Tjarks

While personnel determine scheme in the NBA, college basketball coaches recruit players that fit their schemes. Read more »
Looking Back, Looking Ahead To Tournament Week

by Dan Hanner

Examining the final regular season weekend of the Big Ten, ACC and SEC, along with everything you really need to know to enjoy Tournament Week. Read more »
YABC Column For Feb. 27th (POY Races, Improbabilities & More)

by Dan Hanner

As Draymond Green locked up the Big Ten POY award and Kansas battled Missouri for a likely No. 1 seed, Saturday afternoon encapsulated everything that is great about the NCAA regular season. Read more »