Bracketology Archive

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 12, 2020

As I sit down to write this, it’s completely unclear as to what will become of this college basketball season given how much things have changed in the 36 hours since the Ivy League announced the cancelation of its conference ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 11, 2020

Six more automatic bids were handed out on Tuesday, with one of those going to Yale as a result of the Ivy League canceling its tournament. In addition to the Ivy League champs, Gonzaga, Hofstra, North Dakota State, Northern Kentucky, ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 10, 2020

Championship Week is here, and six automatic bids have already been handed out with Liberty, Winthrop, Bradley, Utah State, Belmont, and East Tennessee State earning their way to the Big Dance. Five more conference championships are on the docket for ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 3, 2020

We are officially in the home stretch with less than two weeks until Selection Sunday and with four conference tournaments tipping off today. Another weekend filled with upsets led to some churn at the bottom of the bracket, but the ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 25, 2020

With less than three weeks until Selection Sunday, a pair of teams have completely turned their seasons around and are in the at-large discussion despite significant early season struggles. It’s worth noting that the committee no longer places additional emphasis ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of February 18, 2020

With less than a month until Selection Sunday, it feels like a good time to look at potential at-large candidates from outside of the top conferences. For the purposes of this exercise, I am not including teams from leagues like ...

6-Banner Sunday: Win over Iowa keeps Indiana in NCAA tournament picture

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Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 11, 2020

As mentioned last week, the Selection Committee released its Top 16 seeds on Saturday. The one seeds were of no surprise, but it did confirm that for now, the committee ranks one-loss Gonzaga ahead of undefeated San Diego State in ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of February 4, 2020

The Selection Committee is poised to release its current top four seed lines on Saturday afternoon, which over the last couple years has provided some good insight into what each iteration of the committee values. For this year in particular, ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of January 28, 2020

The prevailing narrative of this college basketball season so far has been the lack of a dominant team. Even so, Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas, and San Diego State are beginning to create a bit of separation at the top of the ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of January 21, 2020

The unpredictability of this season took a blowtorch to last week’s projections, as two of the teams I had projected on the one line lost twice within the last seven days. There was plenty of movement throughout the bracket, and ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 14, 2020

As has become tradition, I took advantage of an incredibly light slate on the night of the College Football National Championship Game to churn out the first set of in-season bracket projections. The lack of a dominant team has been ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: Matchups and other teams considered

Over the last four days, I’ve released the 68 teams in my preseason field, but it’s always fun to look at the actual matchups as well. In addition, it’s useful for me to get a little practice in following the ...