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  • Aggies making their case in underrated SEC

    Aggies making their case in underrated SEC

    The greatness of the Kentucky Wildcats is almost unparalleled at least since their 2012 National Championship team or two decades before that with the 1990-91 and 1991-92 Nevada-Las  Vegas Runnin’ Rebels.  With that comes the overlooking of the quality teams, players and skill sets in the rest of the SEC.  Last week Joe Lunardi, ESPN’s bracketologist, had six SEC teams in the NCAA Tournament with Arkansas, LSU, Ole Miss, Georgia and the Texas A&M Aggies on the lines. Saturday, the Aggies won their 19th game of the season, the most in Billy Kennedy’s four years, after dismissing struggling South Carolina, […]

     
  • ACC Roundup: Irish staying the course

    ACC Roundup: Irish staying the course

    The greatest thing about the addition of Louisville, Notre Dame, Pitt, and Syracuse into the ACC is the balance of power is spread across the league.  Look at the top where Duke and North Carolina generally sat for many years.  No. 2 Virginia continues to lock down people with it’s defense while the No. 10 Fighting Irish are breathing down the Cavaliers’ collective necks. The Irish are 22-4 and have maybe the top clutch presence in the nation in Jerian Grant and then arguably as much depth as anyone in the ACC.  Possibly four wins on the road in this […]

     
  • Stats Slant: Bubble Mania

    Credit: Pitt Athletics

    Whether there are 68 teams in the NCAA Tournament or 168, we will always have bubble teams.  These are the squads who are likely in need of one or two more quality wins if they wish to earn an automatic bid into the big dance.  In February, bubbles can burst or they can simply evolve into a comfortable seat at the proverbial table that is the tournament field of 68.  This week’s Stats Slant takes a look at the teams that currently sit on the bubble and are in desperate need of a statement win, or two.  Enjoy. Massachusetts – […]