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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 18, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Analyzing College Basketball’s Relationship Between Recruiting Rankings and Wins

College basketball coaches will hit the recruiting trail on Friday for the start of a six-day recruiting period in which they’re allowed to evaluate prospects and make in-person, off-campus contact with recruits. The final day of the official NCAA “recruiting period” for the 2018-19 recruiting calendar is Thursday, May 2, which means the next two-plus […]

  • 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 24, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Here Are the Best Photos From the 2019 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament provides incredible moments and displays of emotion, ranging from when Cinderella teams experience their first trip to the Big Dance to seniors coming to the realization that their college careers are coming to an end as their teams face an insurmountable deficit in the final minutes. For every NCAA Tournament matchup, starting […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 23, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Breaking Down the Winners and Losers of the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

The first round of the NCAA Tournament is officially complete. Every No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 seed is still standing, which we couldn’t have said last year, obviously. Twelve higher-seeded teams won their first-round matchup but just eight if you don’t count the 8/9 games. Here’s our breakdown of the winners and losers […]

  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 27, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Virginia, UT, Marquette & More

Nine ranked teams are in action Wednesday night, including four teams in the top 10 of the latest AP poll. Five teams in the AP Top 25 will play on the road against an unranked opponent, including the premier game of the night that features No. 10 Marquette at Villanova, so it’s unlikely they all […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 25, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Tips: Does Having the No. 1 Offense Lead to Success in March?

Gonzaga has the most efficient offense in the country as the Bulldogs average 128.2 points per 100 possessions (adjusted for their competition), according to kenpom.com. The Zags are 27-2, they haven’t lost since mid-December and they’re a No. 1 seed in Stadium’s latest NCAA Tournament projections. But does having the most efficient offense in the […]

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