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  • College Basketball
  • May 6, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Buffalo Coach Jim Whitesell Agrees to Five-Year Contract: Salary, Buyout, Incentives

Former Buffalo Coach Nate Oats built off of the success of his predecessor, Bobby Hurley, who took the Bulls to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 2015, by leading Buffalo to the tournament three times in his four seasons as the school’s head coach. Now, new Buffalo Coach Jim Whitesell will look to […]

  • College Basketball
  • April 2, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Alabama Coach Nate Oats to Sign Five-Year Contract: Salary, Incentives, Buyout

Former Buffalo Coach Nate Oats made the jump to the SEC after the Bulls were eliminated in the 2019 NCAA Tournament as he’ll replace Avery Johnson at Alabama. Oats signed a memorandum of understanding with Alabama on March 27 for a five-year contract that will end on March 14, 2024. Stadium obtained the memo of […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 22, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game

No. 4 Virginia Tech def. No. 11 Saint Louis 66-52 12 – That’s how many more free throws Virginia Tech made than Saint Louis in its 14-point win. The Billikens out-rebounded the Hokies 35-37 but Virginia Tech got to the free throw line 27 times to Saint Louis’ 16. The Hokies were 22-of-27, while the […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 18, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

What Would the 2019 NCAA Tournament Look Like Based on NET Rankings?

When the NCAA announced the creation of a new metric to gauge college basketball teams, it was billed as an all-encompassing formula that would displace traditional metrics like RPI and effectively measure teams throughout the season. “What has been developed is a contemporary method of looking at teams analytically, using results-based and predictive metrics that […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 17, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

2019 NCAA Tournament Automatic Bid Tracker: Conference Tournament Dates, Schedule

There will be 32 automatic bids earned to the 2019 NCAA Tournament over the course of the next two weeks. Many conference tournaments will be won by teams that would’ve made the NCAA Tournament regardless of how they fared in their conference tournament but some teams will “steal” valuable auto-bids, meaning they wouldn’t have made […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 12, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Jeff Goodman’s 2018-19 College Basketball Postseason Awards & All-Americans

It’s time to unveil my All-Americans, and while it got closer towards the end, the National Player of the Year Award wasn’t really that difficult to determine. Neither was the Coach of the Year — even though there were plenty of candidates. Here are all the awards, along with the All-Americans, a Mid-Major AA Team […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 5, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Duke, Michigan State, UT & More

Eleven ranked teams are in action Tuesday night, including five teams ranked in the top 10 and nine teams that are projected to earn a top-four seed in the NCAA Tournament, according to Stadium’s latest NCAA Tournament projections. Here’s a look at the biggest games on Tuesday night and how their results could affect the […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 4, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Predicting the College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll for Week 18

Fourteen ranked teams lost since the release of the last AP Top 25 poll, including No. 3 Duke at Virginia Tech. No. 1 Gonzaga finished conference play with an undefeated conference record, as did Wofford. Here’s how we predict the college basketball AP Top 25 poll to look like in Week 18.   1. Gonzaga […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 24, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

John Calipari, Mark Few, Mike Krzyzewski Headline Coaches With Conference Tournament Success

In two weeks, the West Coast Conference Tournament will be underway and we’ll be preparing for the start of the MAC Tournament on Monday, March 11, the ACC Tournament on Tuesday, March 12, and the rest of the major conference tournaments on Wednesday, March 13. These conference tournaments will provide teams the opportunity to earn […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 18, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Predicting the College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll for Week 16

The most notable result from Week 15 in college basketball was Kentucky’s dominant performance in an 86-69 win over No. 1 Tennessee, which gave the Volunteers their first loss since late November. Tennessee earned the No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 poll in each of the last four weeks so we’ll almost certainly […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 14, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Goody Bag: Meet Ochai Agbaji, LSU’s Game-Changer, Hot Coaching Names & More

First came Udoka Azubuike’s season-ending wrist injury, then the NCAA’s decision to hit Silvio De Sousa with a two-year suspension. Marcus Garrett got hurt, LaGerald Vick left the team and now The Streak was history. But a Kansas freshman is trying to make sure that it doesn’t die. No, not point guard Devon Dotson, who […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 12, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Duke, Kentucky, Michigan & More

Tuesday night’s slate of college basketball games features 12 teams ranked in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, four games between ranked teams and eight teams that were included in last Saturday’s top-16 seed reveal. It’s a night that could decide how the top four seeds in each region ultimately shake out. For teams that […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 29, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Buying High, Selling Low on College Basketball’s Conundrum Teams

Duke and Virginia are unanimously top-four teams in the country, according to college basketball’s primary advanced analytics. The Blue Devils and Cavaliers are ranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, in the latest AP Top 25 Poll and they’re No. 1 and No. 2, in reverse order, according to the predictive metrics of the popular […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 11, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

MAC College Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the latest in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. Here are the eight categories that were utilized to determine the overall […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 19, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Jim Boeheim on Syracuse: “We’re Just Not Good”

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — After a second consecutive setback at the Carrier Dome at the hands of a mid-major program, Jim Boeheim had a reminder for those who picked his Orange to contend for an ACC title this season. “This is the same team that lost 14 games last season,” Boeheim said following the loss to […]

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