All posts tagged "March Madness"

  • Photo: David Scriver / Iowa City Press-Citizen
    Bracketology: Iowa grabs No. 1 seed, Big 12 with five on top three seed lines

    For these projections, teams are evaluated on what they have accomplished (or failed to accomplish) to this point in the season without looking ahead. 32 spots are given as automatic bids (noted in the bracket with italics), and...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    Bracketology, Dec. 31: ACC leads with 10 teams in the field

    For these projections, teams are evaluated on what they have accomplished (or failed to accomplish) to this point in the season without looking ahead. 32 spots are given as automatic bids (noted in the bracket with italics), and...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Photo: Olympia Entertainment
    Horizon League Tournament moving to Detroit

    The Horizon League Tournament will transition to a neutral-site format and move to Detroit starting in the 2015-16 season, the league announced Thursday. The deal with Olympia Entertainment is for five years. Joe Louis Arena, home of...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Loyola wins 2015 CBI title; Peterson named tournament MVP

    Loyola erased an 8-point deficit in the second half Wednesday to defeat Louisiana-Monroe, clinching the 2015 CBI title. The win gave the Ramblers (24-13, 8-10 MVC) a 2-0 sweep in the championship series. The victory marks Loyola’s second...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Toughness lifts Loyola to 65-58 win in Game 1 of CBI finals

    Loyola came out of halftime Monday with a fire and toughness that Louisiana-Monroe could not match in game one of the CBI championship. The Ramblers outscored the Warhawks by nine points in the second half in a...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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    Loyola avoids disastrous collapse, advances to CBI semifinal matchup with Seattle

    Despite a late shooting barrage Monday from Oral Roberts and several ill-advised fouls, Loyola survived 86-78 to advance to the CBI semifinals. The Ramblers (21-13, 8-10 MVC) led by as many as 17 points early in the...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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    Xavier advances to Sweet 16, will face former coach Sean Miller

    Xavier held off mid-major darling Georgia State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 75-67 victory. In the West Region semifinals, the Musketeers will meet the Arizona Wildcats, coached by former Xavier coach Sean Miller....

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Wichita State holds off Indiana to earn long-awaited date with Kansas

    When watching the Selection Show last Sunday, Wichita State fans noticed it, Kansas fans noticed it, and every observant college basketball fan noticed it. If No. 7 seed Wichita State and No. 2 seed Kansas survived their...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    Texas Southern could break historically bad streak for SWAC

    The SWAC is a really bad basketball conference. It ranks No. 33 out of the 33 league on Kenpom with a .1424 rating. The next-worst conference is the MEAC at .2038. This is an historical problem. The SWAC is...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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    March Madness: Bracket projections for March 10

    Welcome back to The Catch and Shoot’s bracket projections! Several automatic bids have been punched already in mid-major leagues, and power conference bubble teams are now gearing up to make one final push in their conference tournaments....

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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