Yearly Archives: 2019

If you are interested in golf, you are aware that Tiger Woods just won his fifth Masters, and if you are not interested in golf I dare you to keep reading. The most famous Masters prior to this year was in 1986 when Jack Nicklaus won his sixth green jacket. I barely remember it so […]

With Purdue and Auburn in the Elite Eight, there’s a lot of talk about how far they’ve come from the depths of their season. But those depths are fabrications of the AP poll. To illustrate let’s look at each of the teams in the Elite Eight by their worst ranking in the AP poll since […]

It was not surprising to see coaches and ex-players universally defend Tom Izzo’s treatment of freshman wing Aaron Henry last week, nor was it surprising to see most of college basketball’s non-coach/player media either stay silent or support Izzo. This is a college sports tradition. In this case, the most common defense seems to be that […]

Qtrs Semis Final Champ 1S Virginia 81.9 55.0 37.0 22.1 1W Gonzaga 74.0 44.7 26.1 15.2 2E Michigan St. 74.6 41.5 21.8 11.7 1E Duke 66.2 37.3 19.5 10.5 1MW North Carolina 64.5 36.6 17.0 7.8 2W Michigan 54.9 26.4 13.4 6.8 2MW Kentucky 58.4 30.2 13.2 5.8 3S Purdue 51.3 20.6 10.3 4.3 3W […]

Rd2 Swt16 Elite8 Final4 Final Champ 1S Virginia 97.7 85.1 66.7 48.5 34.5 21.4 1W Gonzaga 99.1 84.5 67.3 44.3 26.3 15.5 1E Duke 99.0 85.2 62.9 39.6 22.8 12.9 2E Michigan St. 97.0 75.2 58.0 33.1 18.4 10.3 1MW North Carolina 98.7 80.9 57.6 36.7 17.9 8.5 2W Michigan 93.3 68.5 43.4 22.2 11.3 […]