Roundtable – April 7th

Monday night’s NCAA championship game was objectively one of the most entertaining ever. Was it the best NCAA Championship game of all time? Kellan Buddy: I’d say definitely the best in the 21st century; certainly in our lifetime. Nobody thought that Jenkins would hit that three after Paige nailed it. To be honest, I feel bad for Marcus Paige; hope his

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PREVIEW: North Carolina and Villanova battle for greatness

North Carolina vs. Villanova. Not unlikely, yet under the radar. Fantastic scorers on both squads, but even better team chemistry. Two teams will face off in the national title. One will be crowned champion. Both schools each hold their own mantra, pace, and swagger for the collegiate game. North Carolina rarely shooting 3’s, but pounding it inside and playing old school basketball.

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Conference Madness 2016: Part Three

Give the people what they want! Sorry, Mr. Walken…will more graphics help? Here are some of our staffers final predictions for the final 11 NCAA conference tournaments. Connor Basch Connor Mallon Jamey Schilling Kellan Buddy Quinn Matheis A10 Big East Big 12   Big 10           MWC Pac 12 SEC AAC Big West Sun Belt WAC

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Big East CBB Preview

The ten-team Big East is not one of the “power five” conferences but when it comes to basketball there are few leagues better than this one. Entering conference play the Big East boasts two top ten teams in the polls, and with another two lurking in the top 20. KenPom has the conference currently ranked fifth in the country, just behind the

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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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Conference Madness: Part 1

On March 3rd we embark upon the craziness that is March Madness. A month full of heartbreak, triumph, and Cinderella stories begins with the 31 conference tournaments and 342 teams (take out the IVY League and the lonely Independent N.J.I.T) across the nation. By Easter Weekend, the pot will have all but boiled down to just four teams. The questions

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Big East Conference Power Rankings: Movie Edition

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Big East men’s basketball conference. It’s a truly unique conference where the rankings change drastically just about every week, schools with bird mascots are having an off-year, and where you’re still not sure what a “Hoya” is, but you know it’s good at basketball. After an already crazy few weeks into conference play, things are starting to

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Welcome to the Wild, Wild East

Year two in the “New Big East” is off to an outrageous start. DePaul started the conference campaign with three straight wins. Previously unbeaten Villanova fell to a Seton Hall team that was without their freshman phenom. That same #19 Seton Hall team then turned right around and lost to Xavier, a team that had a solid record but had

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March Madness Conference Preview: Big East

Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. Let’s start off with the two teams that I guarantee will make a deep run. Who’s In Creighton

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