New Coach, New Pace

Can we find any edge betting totals on teams playing significantly faster or slower than last year? The obvious answer is yes, but how do we identify those teams early? The answer is on the sidelines…

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Quick Peek at Futures - 2018-19

Jim’s annual preseason dive into the NCAA futures market is here! Will he find the next Villanova (a 20:1 winner last year) among this season’s odds? He thinks he has…

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2017-18 National Championship Preview

Villanova vs. Michigan, a championship worthy of the stellar basketball we witnessed in 2017-18. The two hottest teams in the country square off for a chance to etch their names in NCAA history. Jay Wright seeks his second championship of his Hall of Fame career; John Beilein seeks his first. It's a heavyweight bout between two brilliant coaches and talented squads. 

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2017-18 Final Four Preview: Villanova vs. Kansas

The heavyweight bout on the right side of the bracket presents a fascinating matchup - both teams have prolific three-point shooting offenses, and both feature a plethora of versatile weapons with which to attack the other. Who will play for the national title Monday night?

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2017-18 Final Four Preview: Michigan vs. Loyola Chicago

And then there were four... Michigan and Loyola enter the Final 4 riding a combined 30-game winning streak, so something's gotta give this Saturday in San Antonio to determine who plays for all the marbles Monday night.

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2017-18 Elite 8 Preview: Saturday Games

Two 9-seeds will take the court on Saturday (in separate games), a shocking turn of events that is only topped by Loyola Chicago's appearance on the day's slate. Will the left side of the bracket see more chaos? Will Sister Jean have to book tickets to San Antonio? 

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2017-18 Sweet 16 Preview: South Region

Kentucky's impossibly-difficult path the Final Four (according to John Calipari, at least) has opened up completely, as the first region ever to have all 1-4 seeds fail to make the Sweet 16 appears ripe for Big Blue's picking. Kansas State, Loyola-Chicago, and Nevada hope to undermine that goal, though...

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