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  • College Basketball
  • April 19, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Postseason Grades for Every Big East College Basketball Team

The Big East only sent four teams to the 2019 NCAA Tournament — only three remained after the First Four, just one survived the first round and no one made it past the first weekend. Overall, it wasn’t a banner year for the Big East as a whole. Here are Stadium’s postseason grades for every […]

  • College Basketball
  • April 9, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Ranking the Best College Basketball Conferences From the 2018-19 Season

Virginia won the first men’s basketball national championship in school history Monday night, which means three different ACC teams have won a national title in the last five years. The Cavaliers’ title goes a long way as we examine how college basketball’s best conferences stacked up against each other last season. NCAA Tournament participation and […]

  • 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 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 5 Marquette vs. No. 12 Murray State: Date, Time, Players to Watch

Marquette versus Murray State has the potential to be the best first-round matchup of the 2019 NCAA Tournament with Big East Player of the Year Markus Howard squaring off against projected top-five NBA Draft pick Ja Morant. If both players simply score their season scoring averages (25.0 points per game for Howard and 24.6 for […]

  • 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 11, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Zion Williamson Remains Atop Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year List

Despite missing the last six games of the regular season, Duke’s Zion Williamson still received eight of 10 first-place votes and easy outdistanced his teammate to win the Stadium’s National Player of the Year Award — which was voted on by 10 members of the media. Here is the voting panel: Jeff Goodman, Stadium Clark […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 11, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Reactions to the College Basketball Week 19 AP Top 25 Poll

College basketball’s regular season is officially over and conference tournament action is underway. There’s a new AP Top 25 poll to reflect the results from the final week of the regular season after North Carolina completed a season sweep of Duke, as did Michigan State against Michigan and Houston against Cincinnati. Here are reactions to […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 10, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Seton Hall, TCU and Clemson Among NCAA Tournament Bubble Winners From Saturday

This is the final weekend of college basketball’s regular season and for many teams, their next loss will officially end their pursuit of an NCAA Tournament bid. Sure, the games on Saturday and Sunday count the same on a team’s resume as a game from November or January but there’s a much greater sense of […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 7, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Stadium’s 2019 National Championship Karma Power Rankings: Part 1

Once the 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket is revealed on Selection Sunday, we’ll be able to break down which matchups and potential paths to Minneapolis are conducive to the latest batch of national title contenders. But until then, we took another approach at examining this year’s top programs: karma. There’s no stat for karma, but in […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 6, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Marquette, LSU, Florida & More

Minnesota and Oklahoma picked up massive home wins Tuesday night over Purdue and Kansas, respectively, which might have clinched at-large bids for the Gophers and Sooners. There are numerous NCAA Tournament bubble teams in action Wednesday, including Seton Hall, Florida, Georgetown and Clemson. Each could really use a win, if not several, to solidify its […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 6, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

The 10 Best College Basketball Coaching Hires This Decade

The next month or so will bring NCAA Tournament games, a national champion and no shortage of hirings and firings. We wondered, what have been the home-run hires and the major flops over the past decade – and who made them? First, here are the 10 best coaching hires over the past 10 years.   […]

  • 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
  • March 3, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting (March 3)

It’s March 3 and…80 percent of the Big East is on the NCAA Tournament bubble? Welcome to NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting, where we analyze the NCAA Tournament resumes and upcoming opportunities among tournament hopefuls from the top six conferences in college basketball. As a reminder, here’s how we define each category. Lock = These teams could […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 3, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Michigan, Marquette, Maryland & More

Four ranked teams are in action Sunday, highlighted by a top-25 matchup in the Big Ten between Michigan and Maryland. There’s also a Big East clash between first-place Marquette and Creighton that should be a high-scoring affair. The last time these two teams met, they combined to score 210 points. Here’s a look at the […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 28, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Tips: How Concerning Is Duke’s Three-Point Shooting?

Neither Duke nor LSU will win the 2019 national championship, if a recent historical trend holds true. Since the 1999-’00 season, 2011’s UConn roster holds the distinction as being the worst three-point shooting team that’s won the National Championship Game. The Huskies made just 32.9 percent of their threes for the season, and they actually […]

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