2018-19 Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region

After spoiling Kansas’ plans to play in its ‘home away from home’ at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Auburn now set its sights on dispatching yet another powerhouse from the blue blood infested Midwest Region. While the Tigers hope to keep their 3-point party rolling, the Coogs aim to de-throne the potentially PJ Washington-less Wildcats.

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Midwest Region Preview: 2019 NCAA Tournament

Two blue bloods, North Carolina and Kentucky, sit opposite each other in the Midwest bracket as the region’s top-2 seeds. To prevail, they’ll have to outlast two Big-12 powers (Kansas and Iowa State), two ‘mid-major’ wrecking balls (Wofford and Utah State), along with a handful of other dangerous challengers.

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ACC Tournament Preview 2019

Duke got all the headlines but Virginia is the team to beat in the ACC Tournament. Will Zion’s return vault Duke to the #1 overall seed? Will UVA avenge its embarrassing loss to UMBC? Will good ole Roy Williams capture yet another ACC title and make the Heels a surprise 1-seed? All will be revealed in arguably the greatest conference tourney in the country.

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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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ACC 2017-18 Tournament Preview

Home to the number 1 team in the country, the ACC nevertheless looks fairly open heading into Brooklyn. Plenty of teams have at-large bid implications, and the ultimate storyline - Bonzie Colson's potential return - should have neutral fans cheering hard for the Irish. 

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College Hoops All-Stars: The East

With the West selected, we turn our attention to the East - who composes the 3MW all-star squads from the Atlantic side of the country?

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PK80 Takeaways - Team by Team

We spent over 30 hours watching basketball in Portland this holiday weekend, so of course we had some opinions on the games. I dug into the details to give a point or two about each PK80 participant. 

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#15 North Carolina Preview 2017-18

The reigning national champions have a loaded backcourt, but graduation and the NBA hit the frontcourt hard. Can Roy Williams play his preferred 2-big style with this roster? Or will he need to adjust to his personnel to optimize this team's potential?

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Final Four 2016-17 Preview: Game 2

North Carolina and Oregon square off in the second Final Four game of Saturday. The Tar Heels look to avenge their Championship loss to Villanova a year ago, and are the favorites to take home the National Title. The Ducks are one of the best shooting teams in the country, and feature one of the best defenses as well. Can Jordan Bell hold off the UNC big man juggernaut? Who wins in the battle of Justin Jackson vs. Dillon Brooks? We try to answer those questions and more in this comprehensive preview. 

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Elite 8 2016-17 Preview: South Region

North Carolina and Kentucky square off for the second time this season, promising to provide us with another can't-miss television affair. These squads are two of the nation's very best and should give us one hell of an Elite Eight show. 

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Sweet 16 2016-17 Preview: South Region

Holy Blue Bloods Batman! UCLA, Kentucky, and North Carolina, three of the most storied basketball programs in history, battle it out for a chance to represent the South region in the Final Four. Don't sleep on Butler though! This is the chalkiest Sweet 16 bracket out there, making these matchups can't-miss affairs.

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The Top 16 Reveal: Dueling Bracketology

The Committee is (idiotically?) revealing the NCAA Tournament's Top 16 teams as of February 11th - a month in advance of Selection Sunday. Ky and Jim give their top 16 seed lists and argue over what baffling moves the committee will make. 

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