By popular demand, the Weavers have compiled their brackets and published herein for all to see - let the Madness begin…
This is the beginning of How the West was Won… Gonzaga owns the 1-seed but the Michigan Wolverines thrive in March. Can Nevada make up for a disappointing regular season? Can Murray State make it into the Second Round behind superstar Ja Morant? Will a potential Buffalo / Texas Tech matchup result in more bruises than a car accident?
The NCAA Tournament kicks off in Dayton on Tuesday night with two matchups to whet your appetite. Coaching legends clash in Belmont vs. Temple, while Fairleigh Dickinson and Prairie View A&M battle for the privilege of heading to Salt Lake City to take on the Zags…
Here’s how Ky sees the Field of 68 before the Selection Show…
The WACky WAC has three bona fide conference title contenders in New Mexico State, Grand Canyon, and Utah Valley, The Aggies are hunting for their 7th Tourney appearance in 8 years while GCU and UVU are looking for their first bids EVER.
Kentucky and Tennessee have 1-seed aspirations, but it was LSU that captured the regular season conference crown. Can the Bayou Bengals win the conference tourney sans Will Wade? Or will a team like Auburn send them packing early?
The Southland Tourney will be won by a team not named Stephen F. Austin for just the 2nd time in six years. Sam Houston State and Abilene Christian are the heavy favorites, but SE Louisiana and Lamar have the talent to pull the upset.
Nevada looks to reassert its dominance and prove it is the clear #1 team in the MWC, but pesky Utah State doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. Can Fresno join the MWC Big Dance party with a surprise run to the title? Will SDSU finally live up to preseason expectations? Can UNLV protect its home floor?
Four teams outpaced the rest of the league during the regular season but only one can advance to the Big Dance. Can senior PG Tookie Brown take his Georgia Southern Eagles to the Promised Land since 1992, or will D’Marcus Simonds and Georgia State clinch Ron Hunter’s 3rd auto-bid of his career?
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.
The MAC was one of the best mid-major conferences throughout the season and features a locked in at-large team in Nate Oats’ Buffalo Bulls. Can title contenders Toledo and Bowling Green crash the Dance and make the MAC a 2-bid league?
Wofford achieved regular season perfection, but can the Terriers hold off the hungry three-headed monster that is Furman, UNCG, and ETSU?? Two-bid SoCon?? Yes Please!!
Gonzaga looks to put a cherry on top of its perfect WCC regular season. Fringe bubble squads Saint Mary’s, BYU, and San Francisco look to play the role of pre-NCAA Tourney Cinderella.
Colgate, Bucknell, and Lehigh finished head and shoulders over the rest of the Patriot League, but only one squad can take home the Conference title and earn an invite the Big Dance.
College basketball postseason is finally here! Lipscomb and Liberty enter the A-Sun Tourney as heavy favorites and fringe at-large contenders.
Ky is back with an update on how he sees the Field of 68…
Ky reveals his latest bracketology less than one month ahead of Selection Sunday
On this freezing weekend in the Midwest, the Weave wandered through the Hoosier state to see 3 of the country’s top 6 teams (4 of the top 10?). On the way, we saw a couple blowouts, some terrifying snowy highways, and quite possibly a couple Final Four teams…
As conference play starts to heat up, we take this light Friday slate to look at the projected NCAA Field. Ky and Jim both tackled the task, each independently creating a bracket…two-for-one!
The WCC is the best it’s ever been. Heading into conference play, we take a look at each squad’s current Tourney outlook.
Not all teams are created equal - and not all teams perform equally on both sides of the ball. In this article, we shine the magnifying glass over the most lopsided squads in the country this season and the past ten years.
Utah State is one of the hottest (and most surprising) teams in the country this season. Ky breaks down the key drivers to the Aggies’ success thus far.
The battle between Georgetown and Illinois on November 12th was one of the best we’ve seen thus far in the college basketball season. Ky looks into key factors for both teams and signs of good things to come.
SFA looks to continue its dominance over the Southland with an up-and-coming coach and three of the best players in the league. SE Louisiana’s Marlain Veal will give his Lion’s a fighting chance, while Abilene Christian features one of the most experienced rosters in the country.
Conference newcomer Liberty looks to make a name for itself after coming over from the Big South, but title favorite Lipscomb has its eyes set on another Tourney bid. Meanwhile, Florida Gulf Coast reloads via the transfer wire and North Florida brings everyone of significance back from last year.
Bucknell’s recent Patriot League dominance may be in jeopardy with the loss of Nana Foulland and Zach Thomas. Lehigh looks to be the new team to beat heading into 2018-19, but the Bison, Boston U, and Colgate all have legit NCAA Tourney hopes.
The Wacky WAC is a top heavy league this season featuring three squads with legit Tourney aspirations in New Mexico State, Grand Canyon, and Utah Valley, Will the favorites prevail or will the likes of Seattle and Cal State Bakersfield play spoiler?
UNCG looks to repeat as the SoCon’s representative to the Big Dance, but Fletcher Magee of Wofford and the slew of JUCO transfers over at ETSU have other plans in mind…
Three teams lead the way for the Fun Belt this year as Georgia State, Georgia Southern, and Louisiana fight for the coveted auto-bid to the Big Dance. A tough second tier should make it tough for the league favorites in what promises to be yet another exciting season.
The MAC figures to be the most competitive its been in years with the return of 12 out of 15 All-Conference players. Buffalo is the favorite to cut down the nets in March and punch another bid to the Tourney, but the likes of Ball State and Eastern Michigan are hungry for a Tourney berth of their own.