Category:NCAAB
Posted on: January 18, 2011 7:48 pm
Edited on: January 18, 2011 11:03 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/19

1-Akron over Miami (Ohio)
2-Arkansas over South Carolina
3-Cincinnati over Notre Dame
4-Colorado State over UNLV
5-Drexel over George Mason
6-Florida State over Miami (Fla.)
7-Iowa State over Oklahoma State
8-James Madison over Old Dominion
9-Marshall over West Virginia
10-Memphis over Southern Miss
11-Mississippi over Vanderbilt
12-Penn State over Purdue
13-St. John's over Louisville
14-Texas A&M over Texas
15-Xavier over St. Bonaventure

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Overall Standings (430 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 310 points (43-17) .860
2) GeoMapster: 294 points (45-15) .842
3) s0merand0mdude: 276 points (45-15) .821
4) Diabetic8025: 266 points (42-18) .809
5) TranquilChaos: 252 points (42-18) .793
6) hoosierguy1019: 226 points (41-19) .763
7) Lobofan2003: 224 points (30-10) .850
8) PSUfaninky: 216 points (28-12) .838
9) Beer: 212 points (41-19) .747
10) sfrye4585: 165 points (32-18) .720
11) NCAABKJNKY81: 132 points (35-25) .653
12) Togneri7: 61 points (20-10) .685
13) LAOJoe: 58 points (25-15) .632
14) apoloniaSeeker: 56 points (15-5) .755
15) kruseriousx1: 42 points (14-6) .691
16) gezemice: 39 points (7-3) .855
17) jonvi: -7 points (4-6) .436
Posted on: January 16, 2011 5:23 pm
Edited on: January 17, 2011 9:16 am
 

Beer's Bracket - 01/16/11

Tons of changes... those last few teams are really hard to pick.

Auto bids are in CAPS and First Four games are italicized.  Championship: New Orleans (SE) / Newark (E) winner vs. San Antonio (SW) / Anaheim (W) winner.

New Orleans (SE)
(1S) KANSAS (17-0) vs. (16S) HAMPTON (12-3) @Tulsa
(8S) St. John's (10-5) vs. (9S) Gonzaga (12-5) @Tulsa
(5S) Florida (13-4) vs. (12S) Marquette (12-6) @Denver
(4S) Illinois (13-5) vs. (13S) Miami (Fla.) (12-5) / Southern Miss (12-3) @Denver
(6S) West Virginia (11-4) vs. (11S) Tennessee (11-6) @Tuscon
(3S) Brigham Young (16-1) vs. (14S) COASTAL CAROLINA (12-2) @Tuscon
(7S) North Carolina (12-4) vs. (10S) MISSOURI STATE (14-3) @Tampa
(2S) Connecticut (14-2) vs. (15S) FLORIDA ATLANTIC (12-6) @Tampa

Newark (E)
(1E) DUKE (16-1) vs. (16E) FAIRFIELD (12-4) @Charlotte
(8E) UCF (13-2) vs. (9E) Arizona (15-3) @Charlotte
(5E) Louisville (14-3) vs. (12E) Xavier (11-5) / Colorado (13-4) @Chicago
(4E) Purdue (15-2) vs. (13E) BELMONT (15-3) @Chicago
(6E) Michigan State (11-5) vs. (11E) Wichita State (14-3) @Tulsa
(3E) Texas A&M (15-1) vs. (14E) VERMONT (12-4) @Tulsa
(7E) Vanderbilt (12-4) vs. (10E) OLD DOMINION (13-4) @Cleveland
(2E) Pittsburgh (17-1) vs. (15E) LONG BEACH STATE (9-8) @Cleveland

San Antonio (SW)
(1M) OHIO STATE (18-0) vs. (16M) MCNEESE STATE (7-5) / TEXAS SOUTHERN (6-9) @Cleveland
(8M) UNLV (14-4) vs. (9M) BUTLER (12-5) @Cleveland
(5M) Georgetown (13-5) vs. (12M) Washington State (13-5) @Denver
(4M) Texas (14-3) vs. (13M) OAKLAND (11-8) @Denver
(6M) TEMPLE (12-4) vs. (11M) Oklahoma State (13-4) @Charlotte
(3M) KENTUCKY (14-3) vs. (14M) COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (12-5) @Charlotte
(7M) Minnesota (13-4) vs. (10M) Boston College (13-5) @DC
(2M) Villanova (16-1) vs. (15M) AUSTIN PEAY (10-7) @DC

Anaheim (W)
(1W) SYRACUSE (18-0) vs. (16W) LIU-BROOKLYN (13-4) / NORTHERN COLORADO (7-7) @DC
(8W) Georgia (13-3) vs. (9W) ST. MARY'S (14-2) @DC
(5W) Missouri (14-3) vs. (12W) HARVARD (10-3) @Tampa
(4W) Wisconsin (13-4) vs. (13W) UTAH STATE (16-2) @Tampa
(6W) WASHINGTON (12-4) vs. (11W) Florida State (13-5) @Chicago
(3W) Notre Dame (14-3) vs. (14W) BUCKNELL (11-7) @Chicago
(7W) Kansas State (12-5) vs. (10W) Cincinnati (16-2) @Tuscon
(2W) SAN DIEGO STATE (17-0) vs. (15W) BALL STATE (10-3) @Tuscon

Last Six Pack: Marquette (12-6), Washington State (13-5), Xavier (11-5), Colorado (13-4), Miami (Fla.) (12-5), Southern Miss (12-3)

Added: Florida State (13-5), Xavier (11-5), Colorado (13-4), Southern Miss (12-3), BUCKNELL (11-7), BALL STATE (10-3), LIU-BROOKLYN (13-4), NORTHERN COLORADO (7-7), MCNEESE STATE (7-5), TEXAS SOUTHERN (6-9)
Dropped: Cleveland State (14-3), Virginia Tech (11-5), Richmond (13-5), Southern California (10-8), Akron (9-6), American (12-6), Nicholls State (3-7), Wagner (8-9), Montana (11-5), Jackson State (6-9)

NIT 1 Seeds: Cleveland State (14-3), California (9-7), Northwestern (11-5), Virginia Tech (11-5)
NIT 2 Seeds: James Madison (15-3), Valparaiso (11-5), Portland (14-4), Michigan (10-7)
NIT 3 Seeds: Clemson (13-4), Maryland (11-6), Penn State (10-7), UAB (11-4)
NIT 4 Seeds: Iowa State (14-4), Princeton (11-4), George Mason (12-5), Dayton (14-5)

Top 5 First Round Individual Matchups
Game 1: (3S) Brigham Young vs. (14S) Coastal Carolina @ Tuscon: Jimmer Fredette (26.1 PPG) / Desmond Holloway (18.8 PPG)
Game 2: (3M) Kentucky vs. (14M) College of Charleston @ Charlotte: Terrence Jones (18.6 PPG) / Andrew Goudelock (23.4 PPG)
Game 3: (5M) Georgetown vs. (12M) Washington State @ Denver: Austin Freeman (17.9 PPG) / Klay Thompson (22.9 PPG)
Game 4: (8E) UCF vs. (9E) Arizona @ Charlotte: Marcus Jordan (16.5 PPG) / Derrick Williams (19.7 PPG)
Game 5: (4M) Texas vs. (13M) Oakland @ Denver: Jordan Hamilton (19.2 PPG) / Keith Benson (16.6 PPG)

Top 5 Potential Second Round Individual Matchups (Assumes Seeds 12 or Better Advance)
Game 1: (12M) Washington State vs. (4M) Texas @ Denver: Klay Thompson (22.9 PPG) / Jordan Hamilton (19.2 PPG)
Game 2: (1E) Duke vs. (9E) Arizona @ Charlotte: Nolan Smith (20.1 PPG) / Derrick Williams (19.7 PPG)
Game 3: (6S) West Virginia vs. (3S) Brigham Young @ Tuscon: Casey Mitchell (17.4 PPG) / Jimmer Fredette (26.1 PPG)
Game 4: (5W) Missouri vs. (4W) Wisconsin @ Tampa: Marcus Denmon (17.7 PPG) / Jon Leuer (19.2 PPG)
Game 5: (1M) Ohio State vs. (9M) Butler @ Cleveland: Jared Sullinger (17.6 PPG) / Matt Howard (17.6 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Thursday & Saturday Games
Tuscon: Jimmer Fredette (26.1 PPG), Desmond Holloway (18.8 PPG), Jacob Pullen (17.9 PPG), Casey Mitchell (17.4 PPG), Scotty Hopson (16.5 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Friday & Sunday Games
Charlotte: Andrew Goudelock (23.4 PPG), Nolan Smith (20.1 PPG), Derrick Williams (19.7 PPG), Terrence Jones (18.6 PPG), Marcus Jordan (16.5 PPG)

Category: NCAAB
Posted on: January 16, 2011 11:49 am
Edited on: January 17, 2011 10:25 am
 

Daily Picks: 01/17 & 01/18

1-Clemson over North Carolina
2-Colorado over Nebraska
3-Georgetown over Seton Hall
4-Kansas over Baylor
5-Kansas State over Missouri
6-Michigan over Northwestern
7-Michigan State over Illinois
8-Syracuse over Pittsburgh
9-Tennessee over Georgia
10-Villanova over Connecticut

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Overall Standings (375 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 263 points (35-15) .851
2) GeoMapster: 243 points (36-14) .824
3) Diabetic8025: 229 points (34-16) .805
4) s0merand0mdude: 227 points (36-14) .803
5) PSUfaninky: 216 points (28-12) .838
6) hoosierguy1019: 211 points (35-15) .781
7) TranquilChaos: 211 points (34-16) .781
8) Beer: 195 points (35-15) .760
9) Lobofan2003: 193 points (23-7) .864
10) sfrye4585: 152 points (26-14) .738
11) NCAABKJNKY81: 101 points (28-22) .635
12) Togneri7: 61 points (20-10) .685
13) kruseriousx1: 42 points (14-6) .691
14) gezemice: 39 points (7-3) .855
15) LAOJoe: 31 points (18-12) .594
16) apoloniaSeeker: 19 points (7-3) .673
17) jonvi: -7 points (4-6) .436

Posted on: January 14, 2011 10:59 pm
Edited on: January 15, 2011 10:50 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/16

Good luck with these...

1-Akron over Buffalo
2-Butler over Wright State
3-Creighton over Indiana State
4-Iowa over Minnesota
5-Notre Dame over St. John's
6-Providence over South Florida
7-Purdue over West Virginia
8-St. Bonaventure over Rhode Island
9-Valparaiso over Detroit
10-Washington over California

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Overall Standings (320 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 234 points (29-11) .866
2) GeoMapster: 230 points (31-9) .859
3) hoosierguy1019: 218 points (30-10) .841
4) Diabetic8025: 218 points (29-11) .841
5) PSUfaninky: 216 points (28-12) .838
6) s0merand0mdude: 202 points (29-11) .816
7) Lobofan2003: 194 points (18-2) .962
8) TranquilChaos: 182 points (27-13) .784
9) Beer: 174 points (28-12) .772
10) sfrye4585: 159 points (21-9) .800
11) NCAABKJNKY81: 118 points (24-16) .684
12) Togneri7: 58 points (15-5) .764
13) kruseriousx1: 42 points (14-6) .691
14) gezemice: 39 points (7-3) .855
15) LAOJoe: 36 points (13-7) .664
16) jonvi: -7 points (4-6) .436

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Yes... I am terrible!

Posted on: January 14, 2011 12:09 am
Edited on: January 14, 2011 10:29 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/15

Lots of points available on Saturday...

1-Boston College over Miami (Fla.)
2-Cincinnati over Syracuse
3-Dayton over Xavier
4-Georgetown over Rutgers
5-Georgia over Mississippi
6-Illinois over Wisconsin
7-Marquette over Louisville
8-Marshall over Memphis
9-Maryland over Villanova
10-Missouri over Texas A&M
11-NC State over Florida State
12-Nebraska over Kansas
13-Northwestern over Michigan State
14-Oklahoma State over Colorado
15-Penn State over Ohio State
16-San Diego State over New Mexico
17-Seton Hall over Pittsburgh
18-UCF over Southern Miss
19-Vanderbilt over Tennessee
20-Washington State over Stanford

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Overall Standings (110 points possible)
1) Togneri7: 58 points (15-5) .764
2) hoosierguy1019: 48 points (14-6) .718
3) GeoMapster: 46 points (14-6) .709
4) PSUfaninky: 46 points (13-7) .709
5) BoilerBadger: 46 points (12-8) .709
6) Beer: 44 points (13-7) .700
7) Diabetic8025: 44 points (12-8) .700
8) kruseriousx1: 42 points (14-6) .691
9) gezemice: 39 points (7-3) .855
10) LAOJoe: 36 points (13-7) .664
11) TranquilChaos: 30 points (13-7) .636
12) s0merand0mdude: 28 points (12-8) .627
13) sfrye4585: 25 points (6-4) .727
14) NCAABKJNKY81: 18 points (11-9) .582
15) jonvi: -7 points (4-6) .436

Posted on: January 13, 2011 11:20 pm
Edited on: January 15, 2011 11:49 pm
 

Beer's Bracket - 01/13/11

Bracket is based on results prior to Thursday... records were updated on Wednesday.

Auto bids are in CAPS and First Four games are italicized.  Championship: New Orleans (SE) / Newark (E) winner vs. San Antonio (SW) / Anaheim (W) winner.

New Orleans (SE)
(1S) KANSAS (15-0) vs. (16S) NICHOLLS STATE (3-5) @Tulsa
(8S) West Virginia (10-4) vs. (9S) Gonzaga (10-5) @Tulsa
(5S) Georgetown (12-4) vs. (12S) MISSOURI STATE (13-3) @Tampa
(4S) Illinois (13-4) vs. (13S) Richmond (13-4) / Southern California (10-6) @Tampa
(6S) Vanderbilt (11-3) vs. (11S) Washington State (12-4) @Tuscon
(3S) Brigham Young (16-1) vs. (14S) AKRON (9-5) @Tuscon
(7S) North Carolina (11-4) vs. (10S) BUTLER (11-5) @Tampa
(2S) Connecticut (13-2) vs. (15S) AMERICAN (11-5) @Tampa

Newark (E)
(1E) DUKE (15-0) vs. (16E) MONTANA (9-5) / JACKSON STATE (6-8) @Charlotte
(8E) Cincinnati (15-1) vs. (9E) Georgia (12-2) @Charlotte
(5E) TEMPLE (11-3) vs. (12E) UTAH STATE (14-2) @Denver
(4E) Missouri (13-2) vs. (13E) HARVARD (9-3) @Denver
(6E) Louisville (13-2) vs. (11E) Tennessee (10-6) @Chicago
(3E) Purdue (15-1) vs. (14E) VERMONT (11-4) @Chicago
(7E) Kansas State (11-4) vs. (10E) OLD DOMINION (12-3) @Cleveland
(2E) Pittsburgh (15-1) vs. (15E) LONG BEACH STATE (7-8) @Cleveland

San Antonio (SW)
(1M) OHIO STATE (16-0) vs. (16M) HAMPTON (11-3) @Cleveland
(8M) UNLV (13-3) vs. (9M) St. John's (10-4) @Cleveland
(5M) WASHINGTON (12-3) vs. (12M) Cleveland State (13-3) / Virginia Tech (10-4) @Tulsa
(4M) Texas (13-3) vs. (13M) OAKLAND (10-8) @Tulsa
(6M) Michigan State (10-5) vs. (11M) Marquette (12-5) @Charlotte
(3M) KENTUCKY (13-3) vs. (14M) COASTAL CAROLINA (10-2) @Charlotte
(7M) UCF (13-1) vs. (10M) Boston College (13-4) @DC
(2M) Villanova (14-1) vs. (15M) AUSTIN PEAY (10-6) @DC

Anaheim (W)
(1W) SYRACUSE (16-0) vs. (16W) WAGNER (8-7) / FLORIDA ATLANTIC (10-6) @DC
(8W) ST. MARY'S (12-2) vs. (9W) Arizona (14-3) @DC
(5W) Wisconsin (12-4) vs. (12W) Miami (Fla.) (11-5) @Denver
(4W) Texas A&M (13-1) vs. (13W) COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (11-5) @Denver
(6W) Florida (13-3) vs. (11W) Wichita State (12-3) @Chicago
(3W) Notre Dame (14-3) vs. (14W) BELMONT (13-3) @Chicago
(7W) Minnesota (12-4) vs. (10W) Oklahoma State (13-2) @Tuscon
(2W) SAN DIEGO STATE (15-0) vs. (15W) FAIRFIELD (12-3) @Tuscon

Last Six Pack: Tennessee (10-6), Miami (Fla.) (11-5), Cleveland State (13-3), Virginia Tech (10-4), Richmond (13-4), Southern California (10-6)

NIT 1 Seeds: UAB (11-3), Portland (12-4), Northwestern (10-4), Michigan (10-5)
NIT 2 Seeds: James Madison (13-3), Marshall (10-4), Dayton (13-4), California (8-7)
NIT 3 Seeds: Xavier (9-5), Drexel (10-4), Princeton (11-4), George Mason (10-5)
NIT 4 Seeds: Colorado State (10-4), Mississippi (12-4), Southern Miss (10-3), Valparaiso (10-5)

Top 5 First Round Individual Matchups
Game 1: (2S) Connecticut vs. (15S) American @ Tampa: Kemba Walker (25.3 PPG) / Vlad Moldoveanu (21.8 PPG)
Game 2: (6S) Vanderbilt vs. (11S) Washington State @ Tuscon: John Jenkins (18.5 PPG) / Klay Thompson (22.3 PPG)
Game 3: (3M) Kentucky vs. (14M) Coastal Carolina @ Charlotte: Terrence Jones (18.7 PPG) / Desmond Holloway (19 PPG)
Game 4: (1M) Ohio State vs. (16M) Hampton @ Cleveland: Jared Sullinger (17.9 PPG) / Darrion Pellum (18.3 PPG)
Game 5: (4M) Texas vs. (13M) Oakland @ Tulsa: Jordan Hamilton (19.4 PPG) / Keith Benson (16.9 PPG)

Top 5 Potential Second Round Individual Matchups (Assumes Seeds 12 or Better Advance)
Game 1: (11S) Washington State vs. (3S) Brigham Young @ Tuscon: Klay Thompson (22.3 PPG) / Jimmer Fredette (26.1 PPG)
Game 2: (10S) Butler vs. (2S) Connecticut @ Tampa: Matt Howard (17.6 PPG) / Kemba Walker (25.3 PPG)
Game 3: (1E) Duke vs. (9E) Georgia @ Charlotte: Nolan Smith (19.5 PPG) / Trey Thompkins (18.1 PPG)
Game 4: (10M) Boston College vs. (2M) Villanova @ DC: Reggie Jackson (19.5 PPG) / Corey Stokes (16.6 PPG)
Game 5: (11E) Tennessee vs. (3E) Purdue @ Chicago: Scotty Hopson (16.5 PPG) / JaJuan Johnson (19.4 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Thursday & Saturday Games
DC: Reggie Jackson (19.5 PPG), Derrick Williams (19.1 PPG), TyShwan Edmondson (18.6 PPG), Corey Stokes (16.6 PPG), Marcus Jordan (16.3 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Friday & Sunday Games
Tulsa: Anatoly Bose (23.2 PPG), Jordan Hamilton (19.4 PPG), Casey Mitchell (17.6 PPG), Keith Benson (16.9 PPG), Isaiah Thomas (16 PPG)

View bracket HERE

Category: NCAAB
Posted on: January 12, 2011 7:38 pm
Edited on: January 13, 2011 1:39 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/13 & 01/14

1-Iona over Rider
2-Lipscomb over Belmont
3-Old Dominion over Drexel
4-Providence over West Virginia
5-Purdue over Minnesota
6-Rhode Island over Richmond
7-Valparaiso over Wright State
8-Virginia Tech over North Carolina
9-Washington over Stanford
10-Washington State over California

I will post my actual picks later...

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It's great to see a lot of familiar names back again this year (even though I CRUSHED you all last year)!  As usual, special thanks to NCAABKJNKY81 for proofreading all of the entries.  Just a quick reminder to everyone: please double check your results whenever I post them.  The scores are all calculated in a pre-formatted Excel spreadsheet.  Sometimes I make "Copy and Paste" errors or forget to extend formulas.  If you notice any errors, just let me know and I'll take care of them.  Please check back here for updated standings after I compile today's results.

Best regards,
Your 2010 National Champion & 2009 Beer Invitational Tournament CHampion

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Overall Standings (55 points possible)
1) Togneri7: 55 points (10-0) .1000
2) kruseriousx1: 55 points (10-0) .1000
3) GeoMapster: 55 points (10-0) .1000
4) s0merand0mdude: 53 points (9-1) .982
5) BoilerBadger: 51 points (9-1) .964
6) Beer: 49 points (9-1) .945
7) gezemice: 39 points (7-3) .855
8) Diabetic8025: 39 points (7-3) .855
9) hoosierguy1019: 37 points (7-3) .836
10) NCAABKJNKY81: 31 points (7-3) .782
11) LAOJoe: 31 points (7-3) .782
12) TranquilChaos: 29 points (7-3) .764
13) sfrye4585: 25 points (6-4) .727
14) PSUfaninky: 15 points (7-3) .636

Posted on: January 10, 2011 9:29 pm
Edited on: January 12, 2011 7:49 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/12... Now It Counts!

1-Bucknell over American
2-Colorado State over New Mexico
3-Georgia over Vanderbilt
4-Louisville over Villanova
5-Ohio State over Michigan
6-Oklahoma State over Texas A&M
7-Pittsburgh over Georgetown
8-Syracuse over St. John's
9-UNLV over San Diego State
10-Wichita State over Creighton

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Overall Practice Round Results (164 points possible)
1) Lobofan2003: 54 points (16-7) .659
2) s0merand0mdude: 48 points (14-9) .616
3) Togneri7: 39 points (7-2) .936
4) GeoMapster: 36 points (7-2) .894
5) uwhoop: 29 points (9-5) .573
6) patriots9911: 24 points (13-10) .555
7) hoosierguy1019: 23 points (13-10) .549
8) LAOJoe: 9 points (5-4) .574
9) Beer: 2 points (11-12) .476
10) jonvi: 1 points (13-10) .476
11) kruseriousx1: -4 points (13-10) .470
12) cuse1788: -5 points (5-4) .447
13) KYst8ofmind: -13 points (7-7) .402
14) NCAABKJNKY81: -15 points (11-12) .433
15) unolobo: -32 points (2-7) .192


 
 
 
 
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