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Final Four Is Set

by Dan Hanner

Mar 29, 2015 8:36 PM

The numbers that suggest Mark Few and Sean Miller are the best active coaches without a Final Four appearance, plus more on Okafor, Blackshear, and the Elite Eight. Read more »

Tags: Wayne Blackshear, Jahlil Okafor, Duke Blue Devils, Louisville Cardinals, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Michigan State Spartans, Wisconsin Badgers, Arizona Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, Gonzaga Bulldogs, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Mar 28, 2015 1:49 AM

How Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, and Mike Krzyzewski ended up in another Elite Eight, and how Mark Few made the Elite Eight for the first time since 1999. Read more »

Tags: Quentin Snider, Oklahoma Sooners, Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina State Wolfpack, Louisville Cardinals, Michigan State Spartans, Utah Utes, UCLA Bruins, Gonzaga Bulldogs, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 27, 2015 1:28 AM

Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen, particularly two great games out west that set up a fantastic regional final. Read more »

Tags: Matt Stainbrook, Dee Davis, T.J. McConnell, Zak Showalter, North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, West Virginia Mountaineers, Wisconsin Badgers, Wichita State Shockers, Arizona Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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NCAA Tournament Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at Michigan St.'s upset, Seth Tuttle's last game, the frustrating reality for Dayton fans, and the two-game numbers for every remaining tournament team. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Breaking down the third day of the NCAA tournament and asking a key question: Is Arizona better off with Stanley Johnson on the bench? Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at all the action from the second day of the tournament. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at the day with more close games than any day in the history of the NCAA tournament. Read more »
Road Records Reveal Truth Of Tournament Teams

by Jonathan Tjarks

If you look at the numbers as a whole, teams with a .500 or lower record on the road don't tend to do all that well in the NCAA Tournament. Read more »
Final Stats And Bracket Picks

by Dan Hanner

Going through the hot, warm, cool and cold teams entering the tournament and then we preview and predict each region. Read more »
How To Spot A Potential Cinderella For The NCAA Tournament

by Jonathan Tjarks

For the most part, Championship Week and the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament are all about the underdogs. For a team from a low-major or mid-major conference, winning two games in the NCAA Tournament is their equivalent of winning a national title. Read more »
Counting Down To Four

by Dan Hanner

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 »
Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

A comeback, classic announcers, Michigan St.'s new closer, and Alex Poythress highlight Day 2 of the Sweet Sixteen. Read more »
Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

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 »
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 »