2018-2019 Atlantic-10 Preview

Preseason Player of the Year: Kellan Grady, Davidson Preseason All-Conference Team: Josh Cunningham, Dayton Grant Golden, Richmond Kellan Grady, Davidson Mike Lewis, Duquesne Otis Livingston II, George Mason Preseason Newcomer of the Year: Carte’Are Gordon, Saint Louis Projected Order of Finish: 1. Davidson Led by the best player in the league, sophomore guardĀ Kellan Grady, DavidsonContinue reading “2018-2019 Atlantic-10 Preview”

Southwest Region Breakdown

1. Kansas Jayhawks Location: Lawrence, KS Record: 32-2 Automatic Bid: Big XII Champions Key Players: Marcus Morris (17.3 ppg, 7.2 rpg), Markieff Morris (13.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg), Tyrel Reed (10 ppg), Tyshawn Taylor (9.1 ppg), Thomas Robinson (8 ppg, 6.5 rpg) Strength: Kansas may be the most talented team in the country. The Morris twinsContinue reading “Southwest Region Breakdown”

BRACKETOLOGY SUNDAY MARCH 13 FINAL (Welcome Duke, Richmond, Kentucky, Ohio St)

EAST 1.Ohio St(B10)16.Arkansas-Little Rock(SBelt)/UT-San Antonio(SLC) Cleveland 8.Gonzaga(WCC)9.George Mason 5.Texas A&M12.Alabama/USC Tucson 4.Syracuse13.Belmont(ASun) 6.Georgetown11.Richmond(A10) Tampa 3.Kentucy(SEC)14.St. Peters(MAAC) 7.UNLV10.Penn St Washington, D.C. 2.Connecticut(BEast)15.Long Island(NEC) WEST 1.Duke(ACC)16.UC-Santa Barbara(BWest) Charlotte 8.Utah St(WAC)9.UCLA 5.West Virginia12.Michigan Denver 4.BYU13.Oakland(Summit) 6.Xavier11.Illinois Tulsa 3.Texas14.Indiana St(MVC) 7.Vanderbilt10.Memphis(CUSA) Chicago 2.Notre Dame15.Boston U(AEast) SOUTHEAST 1.Pittsburgh16.Hampton(MEAC) Cleveland 8.Temple9.Colorado 5.Arizona12.Virginia Tech/Georgia Denver 4.Purdue13.Morehead St(OVC) 6.Cincinnati11.Missouri Washington, D.C. 3.North Carolina14.Wofford(SoCon)Continue reading “BRACKETOLOGY SUNDAY MARCH 13 FINAL (Welcome Duke, Richmond, Kentucky, Ohio St)”

The Other Commonwealth

While Kentucky gets pub for being a hotbed of college hoops; it’s neighbor to the east isn’t doing too shabby itself. The commonwealth of Virginia is having a great this season with mid-majors and Virginia Tech. In the Colonial Athletic Association, Virginia Commonwealth, Old Dominion and George Mason all harbor at-large hopes after performing wellContinue reading “The Other Commonwealth”

South Region Team Capsules

1. Duke Blue Devils Location: Durham, N.C. Record: 29-5 Automatic Bid: Atlantic Coast Conference Champions Key Players: Jon Scheyer (18.6 ppg, 5 apg), Kyle Singler (17.6 ppg, 6.9 rpg), Nolan Smith (17.3 ppg) Strength: As the big three go, so goes Duke. Nolan Smith, Jon Scheyer and Kyle Singler are outstanding players and all-ACC selections.Continue reading “South Region Team Capsules”

2/27-2/28 What We’re Watching

Villanova at Syracuse: Clearly this is the game of the day. The two best teams in the Big East all year finally go toe-to-toe. Villanova really needs to score in transition because Syracuse’s zone is too good for ‘Nova’s smaller guards to penetrate and finish. The Orange can get out and run but I’m notContinue reading “2/27-2/28 What We’re Watching”

Evan the Terrible

Ohio St. has that guy. That guy who might be the only player in the country who can single-handedly carry his team to a national championship. Evan Turner has bounced back from his early-season back injury to become the favorite for Big Ten Player of the Year and one of the favorites for national playerContinue reading “Evan the Terrible”