Bracketology Archive

Bracketology: Final NCAA tournament projection as of March 14, 2021

Sunday proved to be relatively uneventful as Houston blew out Cincinnati to eliminate the last remaining bid thief. As a result, I was able to spend the better part of the day diving into particular areas of the season list ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 14, 2021

While results early in the week were favorable for bubble teams, that all changed on Saturday night, as Georgetown and Oregon State both stole bids by virtue of winning their respective conference tournaments. One more potential bid thief remains in ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 13, 2021

Saturday features 15 conference championship games, but there are a few tournaments that bubble teams will be tracking closely due to the presence of remaining bid thieves. • Big East – Georgetown has been the Cinderella story of the tournament, ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 12, 2021

Thursday was an absolutely wild day of college hoops with a ton of close games and a number of bubble teams going down. I’ll get into that more in the last four in and first five out sections below, but ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 11, 2021

With just a few days left until Selection Sunday, Thursday is shaping up to be a fantastic day of basketball. From a bubble perspective, here are the most important games: • Michigan State vs. Maryland – The winner here gains ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 10, 2021

Five more teams punched their tickets to the Big Dance on Tuesday, but the next automatic bids won’t be decided until Saturday. In the meantime, there are plenty of key contests involving bubble teams, starting with these on Wednesday: • ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 9, 2021

Championship Week is underway with six teams already earning automatic bids, including UNC Greensboro and Appalachian State who punched their tickets on Monday night. Tuesday brings five more conference championship games as the Colonial, Horizon, Northeast, Summit, and West Coast ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 2, 2021

With less than two weeks until Selection Sunday, a few conference tournaments have already begun with more starting up this week. Here are a few that bubble teams will be paying particular attention to. • American Athletic – The AAC ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 23, 2021

Somehow there are now less than three weeks until Selection Sunday, and there are a handful of teams that have proven tough to get a handle on, particularly in the ACC and Big East where depth at the top of ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 16, 2021

On Saturday, the Selection Committee revealed its top 16 teams, which is really the only glimpse we will get into the thought process of this year’s committee prior to Selection Sunday in less than four weeks. I had the correct ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 9, 2021

If last week was any indication, the last four-plus weeks of the season are going to be wild. Of the 24 teams on the top six seed lines of last week’s projection, 13 lost at least once over the last ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 2, 2021

With less than six weeks until Selection Sunday, it feels like a good time to take stock of which leagues outside of the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and SEC are best positioned to land multiple teams ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 26, 2021

Somehow we are already less than seven weeks from Selection Sunday, but this will be a stretch run the likes of which we’ve never seen. The number of moving pieces in terms of games that may or may not be ...