Big East Tournament Preview 2019

In a league with a clear top two and an 8-team morass below them, it seems like a Villanova/Marquette collision course at Madison Square Garden - or it did until recently. Can any of the bubbly teams get hot and play spoiler?

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Big East 2018-19 Preview

Xavier ended Villanova’s reign of terror last year, but despite a plethora of pro defections, Jay Wright’s Wildcats appear to once again be the class of the league. Who else will emerge from a crowd of possible contenders?

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#36 Xavier Preview 2018-19

A great deal of change is afoot in Northeast Cincinnati, as the Musketeers wave goodbye to Chris Mack and Xavier legends Trevon Bluiett and JP Macura (among others). New coach Travis Steele hopes, Quentin Goodin, a promising group of sophomores, and a few grad transfers can maintain X’s streak of 6 straight tournaments…

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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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Against the Spread Trends & Analysis (Mid-December Recap)

We're officially in the awkward downtime of the college basketball season anxiously awaiting conference action to ramp up, so what better time for another update on the best and worst teams against the spread so far this year...

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#13 Xavier Preview 2017-18

Fresh off a roller coaster season which brought the Musketeers to the brink of a Final Four appearance, Trevon Bluiett aims to lead the X-Men to the promise land [of San Antonio] in his last season in Xavier uniform.

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Elite 8 2016-17 Preview: West Region

Two of the country's best coaches clash with a chance at their first ever Final Four - oh yeah, it'd be each school's first F4 appearance in history, as well. The red-hot Musketeers face off against the resilient Zags in what should be a great Saturday evening opener. 

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Sweet 16 2016-17 Preview: West Region

San Jose HEATS UP for two excellent battles Thursday night. None of these teams received much of a scare during the first weekend (apologies to St. Mary's), so some high-level basketball should be expected. 

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Big East 2016-17 Tournament Preview

Villanova had yet another magnificent season, capturing their 4th league title in a row. The Cats look to solidify their Big East dominance with a postseason crown, but the road may not be so easy. Seton Hall is the defending conference tourney champ and Butler is out to prove they belong on a top seed line come Selection Sunday.

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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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Lopsided Lovelies

Finding balance between offense and defense in basketball is important to a team's overall success - but not all teams are built the same. We look at which squads are overwhelmingly offensively- and defensively-minded. 

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Big East Preview 2016-17

Villanova returns a roster loaded with talent as they look to repeat as National Champs, while Xavier lurks in the shadows with the Big East's most complete starting five top to bottom. Third through seventh place is anyone's guess in an uber-competitive Big East conference.

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