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College / Feb 26, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Don’t Pick These 5 Teams In The NCAA Tournament

Russ Smith

Russ Smith (photo. Jamie Rhodes/USA TODAY Sports)

As March arrives in only three days, the madness talk has already begun. At this point in the season it is time to separate the pretenders from the contenders. Everyone waits for Selection Sunday to fill out their office brackets in which they hope will finally result in a pay day at the tournament’s conclusion. Without knowing any potential matchups, I listed five ranked teams that will cause bracket masters to scratch their heads this March. The five teams below are all schools having very good seasons but each has flaws that should come into consideration when filling out your bracket. Read More »

College / Feb 6, 2014 / 4:30 pm

10 Schools With The Best Shot To Win An NCAA Championship This Year

Nik Stauskas

Nik Stauskas (Mike Carter/USA TODAY Sports)

We have entered the dog days of February and the madness is only a month away. This is the time of the year contenders separate themselves from the pretenders. Below is a list of teams that have the best chances of advancing to the Final Four and winning a national championship. These teams include programs that have coaches with a winning history and the recipe that will lead them to Arlington in early April. Read More »

College / Mar 14, 2012 / 1:30 pm

Who’s Next? 12 NCAA Tournament Stories To Watch In 2012, Part 2

Pierre Jackson

Pierre Jackson (photo. Baylor Athletics)

Every year March Madness provides shining moments and special stories that, while unique in the details, essentially mirror each other from one Dance to the next. With an eye on finding this year’s breakout stars and big-name letdowns, here are the 2012 NCAA Tournament stories that will remind you a lot of last year:

Before proceeding, you should probably check out Tuesday’s Part 1 entry: Part 1, featuring Ohio State, Kansas, Austin Rivers, and the next Kemba Walker. Read More »

College / Mar 11, 2012 / 4:18 pm

Dime Q&A: Doug Gottlieb On March Madness & Bad Hairlines, Part 1

Doug Gottlieb

Doug Gottlieb (photo. ESPN)

From now until the moment March Madness tips off, if you’re anything like us, you’ll be buried in any information you can get that’ll help your bracket. Stats. Trends. Maybe sneakers and mascots. There’s no proven science here. The well-informed don’t always take home the top spot in the office bracket. But a lil’ analysis can’t hurt right?

With that, we give you an exclusive conversation we had with ESPN analyst Doug Gottlieb. Read More »