It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad March

Did you know what the definition of insanity is? Insanity is doing the same exact thing, over and over and over again, and expecting things to change. Now that–that’s crazy. Yet here we are, filling out our brackets and betting this week’s paycheck on which 12-seed is going to pull off the big upset in the first round of the NCAA

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5 Teams to Watch This March

The only thing more predictable than Obama picking all the #1 seeds in March is that March Madness will, again, be full of upsets, buzzer beaters, excitement and heartbreak. This season, everyone is talking about Kentucky bringing home the championship, seeing they have yet to lose this year. Other popular picks include Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova, Arizona among other teams. Here

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The Dreaded 5 vs 12 Matchup

Remember North Dakota State, Harvard, and Stephen F. Austin from last year? Ole Miss, California, and Oregon from the year prior to that? And Virginia Commonwealth and South Florida in 2013? What do all of these teams have in common? Yes, most of them are mid-major programs who normally don’t have fantastic basketball teams, but they all were 12 seeds

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: Midwest

The major Kentucky question(s), Cinderella favorites and surprise seeding. Welcome to the Midwest region. For those that are curious, the Midwest region is the first region we’ve had in a long time that actually, ya know, has teams from the midwest. Yeah there’s a couple outliers in Maryland and Buffalo, but every other team is at least feasibly definable as “midwestern”. There’s

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: East

Upsets so drastic you’ll think I’m crazy, things go strangely as planned, and underrated and ticked-off teams. Welcome to the East. There’s a lot to cover, so we’ll get right at it. I will only be doing the first round for these teams, because hey, I can’t give up the secrets for how I win these things. There are five

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: South

Perhaps the biggest cinderella this year, dangerous teams finally living up to expectations, and a 16-1 UPSET?!?! Welcome to the South. Oh, and sweet tea. I forgot to mention that. It wouldn’t be the South without sweet tea, and North Dakota. Because geography. There’s a lot to cover, so we’ll get right at it. I will only be doing the first

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: West

Big-time programs, big-time upsets, big-time barn burners. Welcome to the West. Fun fact: 12 out of the 17 teams in the West exist in the East of continental United States. Geography. There’s a lot to cover, so we’ll get right at it. I will only be doing the first round for these teams, because hey, I can’t give up the secrets

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The College Tailgate’s Guide for a Flawless Bracket

It’s that time of year again. It’s the glorious few weeks where sixty-eight college hoops teams fight for supremacy, office efficiency grinds to a screeching halt, and millions bet on which college students can put a ball through a hoop the best. I’m talking of course about March Madness, the NCAA Basketball Tournament! A key part to every March Madness

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Vengeance: A Story of Kentucky Basketball

Kentucky, a basketball program that is notorious for bringing in phenomenal freshmen and breeding them into NBA talents, and occasionally bringing in national titles along the way. This is what John Calipari is known for, not necessarily his coaching ability but his recruiting ability. He always has the talent to win, however he does not always produce. This year’s Wildcat

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‘S’ is for Seton Hall and Sportsmanship

The sports world has changed significantly over the past few decades. Players are bigger, stronger and more athletic than ever. The pace of sports such as basketball and football have changed, and cameras and social media allow fans to track every moment of their favorite athletes lives’. Despite all this, one thing has lacked in this modern era: sportsmanship. In

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