Archive for March 9, 2009

Bracketology: A lot on the line this week …

March 9, 2009 Leave a comment

Countdown to Selection Sunday.  Now less than a week.  Maybe it’s said every year, but in my years of following the NCAA tournament and bracket development, there hasn’t been a year with more at stake in the final week.  A lot of teams have a lot on the line.  Just look at the ACC and Big 10 tournaments.  After the weekend, Creighton and Davidson enter the at-large pool, too. 

Our March 9 bracket projection is now available in Bracketology.  The next update will be Wednesday, March 11.  And you can bet a lot of bubble teams will be rooting for Butler to win the Horizon on Tuesday. Read more…

Categories: Current Updates

ATR: Championship Week hits high gear …

March 9, 2009 Leave a comment

The regular season ended Sunday.  Post-season has arrived.  Championship Week hits high gear.  Following are some quick takes and thoughts from Sunday and the week ahead.  Our latest bracket projection will be out later today.  Bubble Banter is updated through Sunday’s games.  Follow results in Conference Tourneys – and look for more previews.

Finals are set in the West Coast, Southern, Northeast, MAAC, Colonial, America East, and Patriot tournaments.  Championships start tonight.  Ironically, the top seeds are still alive in every game.  Also, the semifinals are set in the Sun Belt, Summit, and Big Sky.  Again, all top seeds remain in place. Read more…

Categories: Current Updates, Team News

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