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Quick Takes: Opening week Bracket Games

November 7, 2017 Leave a comment

Dave2015No reason to wait for the Maui Invitational; the opening week of college hoops provides some terrific pre-holiday feasts.  Yes, college hoops fans, there are Bracket Games in early November – with results that could impact resumes in March.

Here are a few of the more notable matchups in Week 1 …

Friday, November 10

  • Texas AM vs. West Virginia (Germany) – The Aggies have high expectations, so this is a good early test against a Mountaineer squad many believe to be the top Big 12 challenger to Kansas.  TAMU will be without Robert Williams, who is suspended for the Aggies’ first two games.
  • Iowa State at Missouri –  Speaking of expectations, how about those for Michael Porter, Jr. & Co. at Mizzou?  Making this is a good opening test.  The same goes for ISU; not sure what to make of the Cyclones right now.

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