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NCAA Tournament Upsets: A Re-Examination

You may recall a post I made way back in the beginning of 2013 where I examined how NCAA Tournament upsets happen.  In the interest of keeping this post relatively short, please at least skim that one. As you saw

Posted in 2012-13 Big Dance, 2012-13 Preview, Brackets, Fun With Numbers, NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament Resumes: The Unseed-ables

On our weekly Bracketology post at College Hoops Journal, my colleague Brennan Keller asks me questions about my bracket.  Oklahoma was a subject of one of those questions, and Brennan actually compared them to Illinois.  It got me thinking that both of these were

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Bracket Update: Changes are Afoot

As you may know (at least you darn well should), I’ve been posting all of my bracket updates to one page lately so as not to waste valuable front page space with constant updates when little changes from day-to-day.  That plan

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Blogger vs. “Big-Time” – A Bracketology Breakdown

As you know, I’ve been spending my time updating my bracket quite frequently lately.  I do my best to do this exercise independently of other brackets.  Sometimes that can be difficult, so I’m going to embrace it in this post.  Since 83

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NCAA Tournament – Name That Team

One of my favorite topics of discussion in college hoops is what matters when evaluating a team. Is it the RPI? As you’ll see at the bottom of this post, I believe it’s not, while others believe it is. Is

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How They Match Up: A Statistical Look-Ahead to the Rest of the Week

A Big Ten Paint Crew of a Different Kind Michigan is #1 in FTA/FGA Defense (FT attempts per FG attempt) Minnesota is #22 in FTA/FGA Offense Michigan is #2 in OReb% Defense * Minnesota is #1 in OReb% (percentage of

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Bracketology Breakdown – Version 1.0

Happy New Year wishes have finally arrived from “Joey Brackets” in the form of a new Bracketology! You know what that means? I’ll be sharing some of my own thoughts about Mr. Lunardi’s selections right here in bulleted list format.

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