Handicapping Home Court Advantage

What is the value of home court advantage? This is, quite literally, the million dollar question that’s confounded professional handicappers for decades.

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The USBWA CBB Awards & The Missouri Athletic Club: A Match Made in Heaven

The Weave got an exclusive look at the USBWA College Basketball Awards Monday evening, hosted by the Missouri Athletic Club in downtown St. Louis, which served as the grand finale to a memorable 2019 college hoops campaign.

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2018-19 Final Four Preview: Virginia vs. Auburn

Survive and advance. That’s the script Auburn and Virginia stuck to over the weekend, as both needed overtime to keep their NCAA title hopes from flatlining. With a new lease on life, the orange-shaded squadrons will duke it out for a chance to play for all the marbles in the first matchup of Saturday’s double header in Minneapolis.

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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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2018-19 Sweet 16 Preview: East Region

Duke survived a Round of 32 heavyweight bought with Tacko Fall and UCF, while Michigan State dominated a hapless, Jordan Murphy-less Minnesota squad. Now they head to the nation’s capital to take on Virginia Tech and LSU, respectively, two teams who could give their higher-ranked opponents issues…

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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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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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Big Sky Tournament Preview 2019

Jordan Davis elevated Northern Colorado to new heights this year, but a catastrophic letdown on the last day of the regular season helped Montana take home a second straight Big Sky regular season crown. The Bears now seek redemption when they head to Boise, along with a deep field of worthy challengers.

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Missouri Valley Tournament Preview 2019

Will we get a repeat of Sister Jean voodoo magic? Or will a deep field of challengers put an end to the Ramblers run? All will be settled in what should be another unpredictable Arch Madness in St. Louis.

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