Big Ten 2017-18 Tournament Preview

The Big Ten looks like it has 4 teams safely in the field, but anyone else likely needs to win this strangely-timed tournament to earn a 5th bid (and break the hearts of bubble teams everywhere)...

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Big Ten Preview 2017-18

After a relatively down year, the Big Ten looks to be back with a vengeance. Michigan State is the clear cut favorite, but Minnesota, Purdue, and Northwestern all have conference championship aspirations. Top to bottom, this is one of the deeper conferences in the nation with 10 or 11 teams possessing legitimate shots at an at-large berth.

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2016-17 NCAA Tournament Preview: West Region

Many in the national media think the West is the weakest region, but there's still a bevy of entertaining first round matchups. Will Huggy Bear make it out of the first round this time? How many points will Mike Daum score against the Zags? And who wins Florida bragging rights, the Seminoles or Gulf Coast?

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Big Ten 2016-17 Tournament Preview

The top of the Big Ten is softer than a baby's bottom (That's a weird phrase, right? I'm pretty sure that's a creepy phrase). As a result, this tournament's pretty open - Purdue is the favorite, but they've dropped a few odd games along the way. Also - it's dumb that this tournament is in Washington, DC!

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'The Defensive Dilemma' Part 1: To Zone or not to Zone

Jim Boeheim's 2-3 zone and Tony Bennet's pack line are two defenses that have become synonymous with their respective programs - but what about the rest of the country?

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