Category:NCAAB
Posted on: January 26, 2011 8:26 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/27

1-Boston College over Duke
2-Hofstra over VCU
3-Kent State over Ball State
4-Maryland over Virginia
5-Michigan over Michigan State
6-Rider over Iona
7-Robert Morris over Quinnipiac
8-St. Mary's over Gonzaga
9-UCLA over Arizona
10-USC over Arizona State
Posted on: January 24, 2011 10:57 pm
Edited on: January 26, 2011 8:51 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/26

1-Air Force over Colorado State
2-Drexel over James Madison
3-Marshall over UAB
4-North Carolina over Miami (Fla.)
5-Northwestern over Minnesota
6-Rhode Island over St. Louis
7-Rutgers over Cincinnati
8-San Diego State over BYU
9-Southern Miss over East Carolina
10-St. John's over Georgetown
11-TCU over New Mexico
12-Texas over Oklahoma State
13-UCF over Memphis
14-Villanova over Providence
15-West Virginia over Louisville

********************

Overall Standings (955 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 514 points (84-41) .786
2) s0merand0mdude: 511 points (94-41) .768
3) GeoMapster: 507 points (96-39) .765
4) Lobofan2003: 457 points (79-36) .770
5) Diabetic8025: 452 points (81-44) .751
6) TranquilChaos: 449 points (90-45) .735
7) hoosierguy1019: 387 points (84-51) .703
8) Beer: 357 points (86-49) .687
9) sfrye4585: 340 points (76-49) .689
10) NCAABKJNKY81: 275 points (81-54) .644
11) apoloniaSeeker: 247 points (65-30) .694
12) gezemice: 246 points (55-30) .712
13) Togneri7: 235 points (66-39) .671
14) kruseriousx1: 198 points (48-22) .715
15) LAOJoe: 186 points (64-51) .625
16) jonvi: 140 points (41-29) .652
Posted on: January 23, 2011 12:51 pm
Edited on: January 24, 2011 11:20 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/25

1-Belmont over Lipscomb
2-Buffalo over Western Michigan
3-Connecticut over Marquette
4-Florida over Georgia
5-Kansas over Colorado
6-NC State over Clemson
7-Purdue over Ohio State
8-Richmond over Dayton
9-Seton Hall over Syracuse
10-Virginia Tech over Georgia Tech

********************

Overall Standings (900 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 515 points (79-36) .805
2) GeoMapster: 514 points (91-34) .786
3) s0merand0mdude: 500 points (87-38) .778
4) Lobofan2003: 470 points (76-29) .797
5) Diabetic8025: 452 points (81-44) .751
6) TranquilChaos: 448 points (84-41) .749
7) hoosierguy1019: 392 points (79-46) .718
8) Beer: 366 points (82-43) .703
9) sfrye4585: 333 points (71-44) .697
10) NCAABKJNKY81: 276 points (76-49) .653
11) apoloniaSeeker: 260 points (60-25) .724
12) gezemice: 249 points (51-24) .737
13) Togneri7: 230 points (61-34) .681
14) kruseriousx1: 211 points (44-16) .760
15) LAOJoe: 191 points (60-45) .638
16) jonvi: 143 points (36-24) .677

Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:16 pm
Edited on: January 23, 2011 10:29 am
 

Beer's Bracket - 01/22/11

I tried to account for today's outcomes (records are not updated) but I may need to make a few more adjustments... If I did it right, a viewable copy of my bracket can be found HERE.

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

Newark (E)
(1E) OHIO STATE (19-0) vs. (16E) HAMPTON (13-3) @Cleveland
(8E) St. John's (11-6) vs. (9E) Gonzaga (12-6) @Cleveland
(5E) Missouri (15-3) vs. (12E) Marquette (13-6) / Washington State (14-5) @Charlotte
(4E) KENTUCKY (14-4) vs. (13E) COASTAL CAROLINA (13-2) @Charlotte
(6E) Minnesota (14-4) vs. (11E) Old Dominion (14-4) @Denver
(3E) Texas A&M (15-2) vs. (14E) BUCKNELL (13-7) @Denver
(7E) North Carolina (13-5) vs. (10E) Butler (13-6) @DC
(2E) Connecticut (15-2) vs. (15E) FLORIDA ATLANTIC (12-6) @DC

San Antonio (SW)
(1S) DUKE (17-1) vs. (16S) LONG BEACH STATE (9-9) @Charlotte
(8S) Tennessee (12-6) vs. (9S) Arizona (15-4) @Charlotte
(5S) Georgetown (14-5) vs. (12S) HARVARD (10-3) @Tampa
(4S) Purdue (16-3) vs. (13S) BELMONT (16-3) @Tampa
(6S) Louisville (15-3) vs. (11S) Boston College (14-5) @Tulsa
(3S) Texas (15-3) vs. (14S) COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (13-6) @Tulsa
(7S) UNLV (14-5) vs. (10S) UCF (13-3) @Cleveland
(2S) Syracuse (18-1) vs. (15S) LIU-BROOKLYN (14-4) @Cleveland

New Orleans (SE)
(1M) KANSAS (18-0) vs. (16M) MOREHEAD STATE (10-7) / NORTHERN COLORADO (8-7) @Tulsa
(8M) ST. MARY'S (15-2) vs. (9M) Cincinnati (16-3) @Tulsa
(5M) West Virginia (12-5) vs. (12M) Virginia Tech (12-5) / UCLA (12-6) @Tampa
(4M) Michigan State (11-6) vs. (13M) VALPARAISO (13-5) @Tampa
(6M) Illinois (14-5) vs. (11M) Oklahoma State (14-4) @Tuscon
(3M) Brigham Young (17-1) vs. (14M) VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH (14-5) @Tuscon
(7M) Vanderbilt (13-4) vs. (10M) Xavier (12-5) @Chicago
(2M) Villanova (16-2) vs. (15M) IONA (13-6) @Chicago

Anaheim (W)
(1W) PITTSBURGH (18-1) vs. (16W) MCNEESE STATE (7-6) / TEXAS SOUTHERN (7-9) @DC
(8W) Georgia (13-4) vs. (9W) Kansas State (12-6) @DC
(5W) Wisconsin (14-4) vs. (12W) UTAH STATE (17-2) @Denver
(4W) WASHINGTON (14-4) vs. (13W) OAKLAND (12-8) @Denver
(6W) Florida (14-4) vs. (11W) MISSOURI STATE (15-4) @Chicago
(3W) Notre Dame (15-4) vs. (14W) BALL STATE (11-3) @Chicago
(7W) TEMPLE (13-4) vs. (10W) Florida State (14-5) @Tuscon
(2W) SAN DIEGO STATE (18-0) vs. (15W) VERMONT (13-5) @Tuscon

Last Six Pack: Old Dominion (14-4), Boston College (14-5), Marquette (13-6), Washington State (14-5), Virginia Tech (12-5), UCLA (12-6)

Added: Virginia Tech (12-5), UCLA (12-6), VALPARAISO (13-5), VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH (14-5), IONA (13-6), MOREHEAD STATE (10-7)
Dropped: Wichita State (14-4), Colorado (13-5), Miami (Fla.) (12-6), Southern Miss (12-4), Austin Peay (10-8), Fairfield (14-4)

NIT 1 Seeds: Cleveland State (15-3), Colorado (13-5), Northwestern (13-5), Wichita State (14-4)
NIT 2 Seeds: Colorado State (12-5), Miami (Fla.) (12-6), Marshall (11-5), George Mason (13-5)
NIT 3 Seeds: James Madison (15-4), UAB (13-4), Clemson (13-5), Nebraska (14-4)
NIT 4 Seeds: Memphis (14-4), Penn State (10-8), Dayton (14-5), Richmond (14-5)

Top 5 First Round Individual Matchups
Game 1: (3S) Texas vs. (14S) College of Charleston @ Tulsa: Jordan Hamilton (19.7 PPG) / Andrew Goudelock (23.8 PPG)
Game 2: (7M) Vanderbilt vs. (10M) Xavier @ Chicago: John Jenkins (18.7 PPG) / Tu Holloway (20.4 PPG)
Game 3: (4E) Kentucky vs. (13E) Coastal Carolina @ Charlotte: Terrence Jones (18.5 PPG) / Desmond Holloway (18.7 PPG)
Game 4: (1E) Ohio State vs. (16E) Hampton @ Cleveland: Jared Sullinger (17.4 PPG) / Darrion Pellum (18.2 PPG)
Game 5: (8S) Tennessee vs. (9S) Arizona @ Charlotte: Scotty Hopson (16.4 PPG) / Derrick Williams (19.8 PPG)

Top 5 Potential Second Round Individual Matchups (Assumes Seeds 12 or Better Advance)
Game 1: (1S) Duke vs. (9S) Arizona @ Charlotte: Nolan Smith (20.2 PPG) / Derrick Williams (19.8 PPG)
Game 2: (11S) Boston College vs. (3S) Texas @ Tulsa: Reggie Jackson (19.4 PPG) / Jordan Hamilton (19.7 PPG)
Game 3: (10E) Butler vs. (2E) Connecticut @ DC: Matt Howard (17.9 PPG) / Kemba Walker (25.5 PPG)
Game 4: (5S) Georgetown vs. (4S) Purdue @ Tampa: Austin Freeman (18.5 PPG) / JaJuan Johnson (20.5 PPG)
Game 5: (11M) Oklahoma State vs. (3M) Brigham Young @ Tuscon: Marshall Moses (16.5 PPG) / Jimmer Fredette (25.8 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Thursday & Saturday Games
DC: Kemba Walker (25.5 PPG), Matt Howard (17.9 PPG), Jacob Pullen (17.8 PPG), Trey Thompkins (17.6 PPG), Ashton Gibbs (16 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Friday & Sunday Games
Charlotte: Nolan Smith (20.2 PPG), Derrick Williams (19.8 PPG), Desmond Holloway (18.7 PPG), Terrence Jones (18.5 PPG), Marcus Denmon (17.5 PPG)

*************************
NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT

(1) Cleveland State (15-3) vs. (8) Maryland (11-7)
(4) Dayton (14-5) vs. (5) Michigan (10-8)
(3) Nebraska (14-4) vs. (6) California (9-9)
(2) George Mason (13-5) vs. (7) Northern Iowa (13-6)

(1) Colorado (13-5) vs. (8) Southern California (11-8)
(4) Memphis (14-4) vs. (5) South Carolina (12-5)
(3) Clemson (13-5) vs. (6) Texas-El Paso (14-4)
(2) Colorado State (12-5) vs. (7) Duquesne (11-5)

(1) Northwestern (13-5) vs. (8) North Carolina State (11-7)
(4) Richmond (14-5) vs. (5) Southern Miss (12-4)
(3) James Madison (15-4) vs. (6) Princeton (11-4)
(2) Marshall (11-5) vs. (7) Rhode Island (12-6)

(1) Wichita State (14-4) vs. (8) New Mexico (12-6)
(4) Penn State (10-8) vs. (5) Portland (14-5)
(3) UAB (13-4) vs. (6) Iowa State (14-5)
(2) Miami (Fla.) (12-6) vs. (7) Drexel (11-6)

*************************
COLLEGE BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL

(1E) Fairfield (14-4) vs. (4E) Massachusetts (10-6)
(2E) Seton Hall (8-11) vs. (3E) American (13-6)

(1M) Hofstra (11-6) vs. (4M) Alabama (11-7)
(2M) Wright State (11-7) vs. (3M) Indiana State (11-7)

(1S) Mississippi (12-7) vs. (4S) Rutgers (11-7)
(2S) E. Tennessee State (12-7) vs. (3S) Montana (12-5)

(1W) Arkansas (12-5) vs. (4W) Kent State (10-7)
(2W) Baylor (12-5) vs. (3W) Stanford (10-7)

*************************
COLLEGEINSIDER POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT

(1) Furman (11-5) vs. (4) Maine (10-7)
(2) Rider (13-7) vs. (3) IPFW (11-6)

(1) Santa Barbara (8-6) vs. (4) Utah Valley (6-8)
(2) Austin Peay (10-8) vs. (3) Akron (9-8)

(1) Creighton (13-7) vs. (4) Wofford (9-9)
(2) Jacksonville (10-6) vs. (3) Murray State (10-6)

(1) North Texas (13-4) vs. (4) Lipscomb (9-8)
(2) Wagner (9-9) vs. (3) Buffalo (9-6)

*************************

Category: NCAAB
Posted on: January 22, 2011 9:32 am
Edited on: January 23, 2011 9:43 am
 

Daily Picks: 01/23 & 01/24

1-Baylor over Kansas State
2-George Mason over Delaware
3-James Madison over Hofstra
4-Miami (Fla.) over NC State
5-Miami (Ohio) over Kent State
6-Morehead State over Ball State
7-NC-Wilmington over Old Dominion
8-Notre Dame over Pittsburgh
9-South Florida over West Virginia
10-Wisconsin over Northwestern

********************

Overall Standings (845 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 515 points (79-36) .805
2) GeoMapster: 485 points (83-32) .787
3) s0merand0mdude: 473 points (80-35) .780
4) Lobofan2003: 437 points (68-27) .797
5) Diabetic8025: 421 points (75-40) .749
6) TranquilChaos: 419 points (78-37) .748
7) hoosierguy1019: 369 points (73-42) .718
8) Beer: 337 points (75-40) .699
9) sfrye4585: 314 points (65-40) .699
10) NCAABKJNKY81: 245 points (69-46) .645
11) apoloniaSeeker: 227 points (52-23) .716
12) gezemice: 224 points (44-21) .738
13) Togneri7: 205 points (54-31) .677
14) kruseriousx1: 186 points (37-13) .766
15) LAOJoe: 180 points (56-39) .642
16) jonvi: 118 points (30-20) .669
Posted on: January 20, 2011 8:56 pm
Edited on: January 22, 2011 8:31 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/22 Late Games

1-Arizona over Washington State
2-Arkansas over Florida
3-Boston College over Florida State
4-BYU over Colorado State
5-California over USC
6-Creighton over Missouri State
7-Indiana State over Wichita State
8-Iowa State over Missouri
9-Kentucky over South Carolina
10-Louisville over Providence
11-Marquette over Notre Dame
12-Memphis over UAB
13-Michigan State over Purdue
14-Minnesota over Michigan
15-Weber State over Northern Colorado

********************

Overall Standings (725 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 431 points (68-32) .797
2) GeoMapster: 405 points (71-29) .779
3) s0merand0mdude: 401 points (70-30) .777
4) Diabetic8025: 365 points (66-34) .752
5) Lobofan2003: 349 points (56-24) .784
6) TranquilChaos: 339 points (67-33) .734
7) hoosierguy1019: 313 points (64-36) .716
8) Beer: 281 points (66-34) .694
9) sfrye4585: 262 points (54-36) .696
10) NCAABKJNKY81: 211 points (59-41) .646
11) gezemice: 168 points (34-16) .740
12) apoloniaSeeker: 163 points (41-19) .701
13) Togneri7: 135 points (43-27) .647
14) kruseriousx1: 98 points (24-11) .713
15) LAOJoe: 89 points (43-37) .586
16) jonvi: 60 points (21-14) .630
Posted on: January 20, 2011 8:56 pm
Edited on: January 22, 2011 9:27 am
 

Daily Picks: 01/22 Early Games

1-Cincinnati over St. John's
2-Clemson over Maryland
3-George Mason over James Madison
4-Kansas State over Texas A&M
5-New Mexico over UNLV
6-Ohio State over Illinois
7-Oklahoma State over Baylor
8-Richmond over Massachusetts
9-St. Mary's over Vanderbilt
10-Stanford over UCLA
11-Temple over Xavier
12-Tennessee over Connecticut
13-Texas over Kansas
14-VCU over Old Dominion
15-Villanova over Syracuse

********************

Overall Standings (605 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 393 points (60-25) .825
2) GeoMapster: 359 points (61-24) .797
3) s0merand0mdude: 345 points (61-24) .785
4) Diabetic8025: 315 points (57-28) .760
5) Lobofan2003: 313 points (48-17) .816
6) TranquilChaos: 305 points (58-27) .752
7) hoosierguy1019: 273 points (56-29) .726
8) Beer: 249 points (56-29) .706
9) sfrye4585: 230 points (47-28) .709
10) PSUfaninky: 216 points (28-12) .838
11) NCAABKJNKY81: 187 points (51-34) .655
12) apoloniaSeeker: 147 points (33-12) .758
13) gezemice: 112 points (25-10) .743
14) Togneri7: 88 points (33-22) .629
15) LAOJoe: 67 points (35-30) .585
16) jonvi: 28 points (12-8) .627
Posted on: January 18, 2011 7:49 pm
Edited on: January 20, 2011 9:31 pm
 

Daily Picks: 01/20

1-Arizona over Washington
2-Arizona State over Washington State
3-California over UCLA
4-Long Island over Robert Morris
5-New Mexico State over Nevada
6-Portland over San Francisco
7-Quinnipiac over Wagner
8-South Florida over Rutgers
9-Stanford over USC
10-Virginia Tech over Maryland

********************

Overall Standings (550 points possible)
1) BoilerBadger: 370 points (54-21) .836
2) GeoMapster: 338 points (55-20) .807
3) s0merand0mdude: 326 points (55-20) .796
4) Diabetic8025: 320 points (52-23) .791
5) TranquilChaos: 294 points (52-23) .767
6) Lobofan2003: 282 points (42-13) .820
7) hoosierguy1019: 270 points (51-24) .745
8) Beer: 248 points (50-25) .725
9) PSUfaninky: 216 points (28-12) .838
10) sfrye4585: 213 points (42-23) .715
11) NCAABKJNKY81: 196 points (46-29) .678
12) apoloniaSeeker: 126 points (27-8) .774
13) LAOJoe: 94 points (33-22) .638
14) gezemice: 89 points (18-7) .754
15) Togneri7: 73 points (28-17) .628
16) kruseriousx1: 42 points (14-6) .691
17) jonvi: -7 points (4-6) .436
 
 
 
 
The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com