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  • BX Final Four Picks and Analysis

    Apr 05, 2008, 12:18 pm
    Drew Barnette takes a look at today's Final Four match-ups and gives us his picks for each game.
  • BX Second Round Analysis and Picks (Saturday, March 22nd)

    Mar 22, 2008, 08:07 am
    Drew Barnette takes a look at the eight second round games taking place today, and gives a rundown of each one...
  • NCAA TOURNAMENT: Bracket Express First Round Rundown and Picks

    Mar 20, 2008, 03:12 am
    Drew Barnette runs down all 32 first round match-ups of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, and gives us his picks along with it.

    We didn't see too many upsets early on last year, but it looks like we could see some this year.
  • Analyzing the Selecion Committee/Opening Round game

    Mar 18, 2008, 01:43 am
    Now that all the brackets are out, Drew Barnette gives a critique of this year's selection committee and compares his projections to the actual NCAA Tournament field. He also looks back at his conference tournament picks.

    The NCAA Tournament officially gets underway tonight with the Opening Round game between Coppin State and Mount Saint Mary's. He gives us a brief rundown of that as well.

    All that, a review of his conference tournament picks, and more...
  • FINAL BRACKET EXPRESS PROJECTIONS: (updated 5:46pm, est)

    Mar 16, 2008, 06:24 am
    Drew Barnette has updated his Bracket Express Projections. Check out who he has in the NCAA Tournament field, and where he has them seeded. He predicted 63 out of 65 teams into the field last year, and 52 within one of the actual seed, which was more accurate than just about every known Bracket Projections site.

    Also included is a link to the updated version of the BUBBLE WATCH.

    -A link to a rundown of today's five conference championship games is also included. Illinois and Georgia had terrible seasons, but have advanced to their conference championship games and can crash the Big Dance if they can pull off the upset.

    All of that, and more, as we lead up to the Selection Show.
  • Conference Tournament Match-ups (March 16th)

    Mar 16, 2008, 04:42 am
    Drew Barnette gives us a rundown of today's five conference championship games.

    Both Illinois and Georgia can play their way in despite finishing near the bottom of the standings during the regular season.
  • BRACKET EXPRESS PROJECTIONS: Saturday, March 12th

    Mar 15, 2008, 01:59 pm
    It's the day before Selection Sunday, and Drew Barnette's latest Bracket Express Projections have been posted. Check to see who's in, who's on the bubble, and what seed the teams are likely to get.

    Also included are links to the Bubble Watch, which is a complete analysis and rundown of all the teams fighting for those last spots in the NCAA Tournament. A link is also given for a rundown of all of today's conference tournament action as several teams try to polish up their resumes and improve their seeds.

    #1 Seeds
    Tennessee
    North Carolina
    Texas
    Memphis

    Check out the rest of the bracket in the article.
  • Conference Tournament News, Notes and Highlighted Match-ups (March 15)

    Mar 15, 2008, 03:50 am
    Twelve conference championship games are on tap today, and Drew Barnette gives us a preview of all of them.

    Stanford and UCLA will face each other for the third time, which is fitting considering how their last meeting ended in controversy.

    Saint Joseph's and Temple are both on the bubble, but one of those teams will be able to punch their ticket with the automatic bid in the Atlantic Ten.

    Kent State won a thriller in their semifinal game, and all the eyes of the bubble teams will be on them to see if they can knock off Akron and preventing another bubble from bursting.

    Georgetown and Pittsburgh will face off in the Big East Championship.

    ACC, SEC (hopefully), Big Ten and Big Twelve semifinals are today as well.

    All of that, and more, as we're now just one day away from Selection Sunday.
  • BRACKET EXPRESS: Projections, and Conference Tournament Match-ups

    Mar 14, 2008, 08:58 am
    The latest Bracket Express projections are up after a busy day of college basketball. Click here to see where the teams currently stand, and get an idea of where they could end up by the time Selection Sunday rolls around. It's only three days away, but there is still a ton of basketball to be played.

    We have a huge match-up in the Pac Ten between rivals UCLA and USC. The Bruins are competing for a #1 seed, whereas the Trojans are trying to build up their resume. Obviously, bragging rights are on the line as well.

    Saint Joseph's is squarely on the bubble, but can probably play their way in if they're able to upset Xavier in the Atlantic Ten Semifinals today.

    There is a rundown of all of today's action as the conference tournaments continue and Selection Sunday approaches...
  • Bracket Express Bubble Watch

    Mar 14, 2008, 05:35 am
    Drew Barnette gives a complete analysis of fifteen teams that are on the NCAA Tournament bubble.
  • BX Conference Tournament News, Notes and Match-ups (March 13th)

    Mar 13, 2008, 04:10 am
    IT'S HERE!!! IT'S THE THURSDAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK!!

    For diehard College basketball fans, this is the day of days where you can completely stuff your face with high stakes college basketball action. The first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament are great, but the Thursday of Championship Week brings you 53 high stakes college basketball games, all of which involve teams that could in theory still win the national championship.

    Drew Barnette gives us a complete analysis of all the action today. It's a busy day in the Pac Ten with Arizona State and Oregon playing in must-win quarterfinal games.

    Rivals Notre Dame and Marquette square off in the Big East Quarterfinals.

    Villanova, who was robbed of a chance to beat Georgetown due to a bad call earlier this year, gets their rematch today.

    Cal, who would have upset UCLA had it not been for a miracle shot, gets their rematch today.

    Saint Joseph's, Massachusetts, Temple and Dayton are all on the bubble. They're also all in action today in the Atlantic Ten Quarterfinals.

    The ACC, the SEC, the Big Twelve, the Big Ten, the Mountain West, The MAC, the WAC, the SWAC, the MEAC, and the Southland are all in action today!! Click here for a rundown of ALL the action!!!
  • Conference Tournament News, Notes and Match-ups, March 12

    Mar 12, 2008, 04:21 am
    The Pac Ten, Big East, Mountain West and Atlantic Ten Tournaments get underway today, and several Bubble teams such as Syracuse, Villanova, Saint Joseph's and Dayton are all in action. A loss for any of those teams and their NCAA Tournament hopes could come to an end.

    Two more tickets are going to be punched as the Northeast Conference and Big Sky Championship games are tonight.

    All of that, a look back at last night's action, and more as Championship Week Rolls on...
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