2018-19 Sweet 16 Preview: South Region

In this chalky Sweet-16, the South region features the only double-digit seed left in the field. Can Oregon continue its mad dash through March? Or will one of the heavy hitters, Virginia, Tennessee and Purdue, cut down the nets this weekend in Louisville?

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Pac 12 Tournament Preview 2019

I have very few nice things to say about the Pac 12, but how about this: I hope that Washington State wins the tournament so that Robert Franks can play in the Big Dance (and Ernie Kent gets a monster extension)! Really though, this sucker is wide open

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Weekend Wrap-up

150 games are too many to keep track of…

The NFL playoffs were on….

These are not acceptable excuses for losing sight of what really matters - come along with the Weave as we reflect on the wild weekend that was in college hoops.

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Pac 12 2018-19 Preview

Likely the weakest of the so-called Power 6 leagues, the Pac 12 will have to deal with being a kind of “little brother” to Gonzaga and Nevada on the west coast. The league is relatively wide open (not always a compliment), but the traditional powers will probably make up the upper tiers…

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#15 Oregon Preview 2018-19

After an underwhelming 2017-18, Dana Altman has once again assembled an extremely talented roster boosted by one of the nation’s best freshman classes. Can he build a contender out of the intriguing pieces?

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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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#27 Oregon Preview 2017-18

After coming up one game shy of the Final Four two years ago, Oregon finally took that next step to reach college basketball's biggest stage last season.  Despite a massive roster overhaul, Dana Altman has quickly replenished the talent pool with a blue-chip recruit in Troy Brown and two gems via the transfer wire in Elijah Brown and MiKyle McIntosh.

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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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Pac-12 2016-17 Tournament Preview

The Pac-12 is one of the most top-heavy leagues in all of college basketball with the mighty Oregon Ducks, Arizona Wildcats, and UCLA Bruins representing three of the top ten teams in the country, and all looking like Final Four contenders. The rest of the Pac-12 was not so great this year (looking at you Oregon State). For bubble teams like Cal and Utah, this is their chance to crack the Field of 68.

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Make Conferences Matter Again

I can't stand the idiotic unbalanced conference schedules that have resulted from the proliferation of super-conferences, so I went through and fixed all 32 (now 35) leagues. This took way too long and I'm a psycho, but enjoy! Kentucky vs Louisville twice a year!

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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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Five Overreactions from the Season thus far...

Let's use our Conclusions Mat to jump to conclusions! Overreacting is fun, getting caught up in the early season performances of our beloved college teams. Early season trends usually don't last - but let's pretend they will!

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Pac 12 Preview 2016-17

Exciting freshmen Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball look to dominate the headlines alongside Player of the Year candidate Ivan Rabb. Oregon and Arizona are once again the class of the conference, while UCLA looks to get back to their winning ways in a deep Pac 12. 

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