Monthly Archives: November 2015

The 17th Big Ten/ACC Challenge tips off tonight. The ACC hasn’t won the event since 2008 but it still leads the series 10-4-2, and its teams have an overall 94-75 record. However, based on what we know about the teams participating this week, chances are that drought will come to an end this week. While […]

Here are the most extreme things to happen in college basketball between Friday, November 20th and Thursday, November 26th… Biggest upsets 3) #255 East Tennessee State 69, #67 Georgia Tech 68 (10%), Sunday. I’m sure somewhere someone made a comment on this loss like, “you can’t lose that game if you want to be a […]

The Week in Review. Here are the most extreme things to happen in college basketball between Friday, November 13th and Thursday, November 19th… Biggest upsets 3) #186 Monmouth 84, #38 UCLA 81 (OT) (9%), Friday. It was an unusually strong weekend for major upsets and the Pac-12 was involved in a big way with Arizona […]

Points, glorious points. That is the takeaway from the first weekend of college basketball. Scoring is up 7% over the first weekend last season. Pace is up 5% and efficiency is up 2%. It’s not 1975-style basketball, but for at least one weekend we turned the clock back to 1995 when it wasn’t unusual to […]

#ShootersClub 2016

Last season, I did this thing where I picked five guys that would shoot the you-know-what out of the ball and called it the #ShootersClub. The hashtag never did trend on twitter, or was used even ten times, but that doesn’t matter. If you just quit on things because nobody else cares then you wouldn’t […]

It’s time to reveal which two college basketball teams have gone the longest without losing on the same day. It is an absurd piece of trivia, but among the many absurd facts that will be offered by various basketball people over the next six months, it is easily the most interesting. It’s rare to see […]