March Madness Bracketology: Final Rankings

Now that the conference tournaments have wrapped up, we are left to identify who is in and who is out. Many analysts use RPI, gut feelings, and perceived “key wins” to help them identify a top 36 team “At-Large” seeding. Others such as Lunardi, Massey, and Colley, incorporate metrics observed based on wins, points, locations,…

March Madness Bracketology: March 2nd Edition

  Creeping into March, the Atlantic Sun and Patriot League Conference Tournaments have kicked off. Meanwhile another set of 62 NCAA Division I Mean’s basketball games have taken place since Sunday. We witnessed #5 Xavier come fresh off a victory against top ranked #1 Villanova only to fall 81-90 to Seton Hall. #8 Iowa continued…

Patriot League

The Patriot League Tournament kicks off on Tuesday, March 1st with a pair of games in Maryland. At 7:00 PM, Navy (18-13, 9-9) hosts Lafayette (6-23, 3-15) in Annapolis, MD. Thirty minutes later, Loyola (9-20, 8-10) hosts Holy Cross (10-19, 5-13). These games represent the first round as the bottom four seeds of the Patriot…