Midwest Regional Analysis

To me, this bracket features the strongest team in the country (Michigan State) and potentially the weakest #1 seed. In college basketball, defense does not win championships and that is my problem with Virginia. Sure, they have Brogdon this year and he can score, but the question is: Can anyone else score when they need…

West Regional Analysis

The West Regional touts a #1 seed that people did not expect at the beginning of the year along with a National Player of the Year candidate in Buddy Hield. The most interesting first round matchup in this region is VCU/Oregon State. It is a battle of two teams who have the firepower to make…

East Regional Analysis

The East Region could easily be considered “the bracket of big names.” Headlining this you have North Carolina, but then Indiana, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Notre Dame. These are all teams that have made significant runs in the tournament in the past and especially recent history. This completely ignores Xavier, who has had several successful years in…

First Four Analysis

Throughout the week, I will be posting my thoughts on each region and the games within them along with predictions for each matchup. This section is for the First Four (Tuesday and Wednesday only), but you can expect the rest to come prior to Thursday. Also, with the college basketball season coming to an end,…