- Chicago Weekly Awards: Jan. 26
- Top 25 Rankings for the Week of Jan. 26
- Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Jan. 26
- Illinois College Basketball Rankings for the Week of Jan. 26
- WATCH: 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds left completes Northern Iowa comeback at Illinois State
- WATCH: Reggie Lynch slams home alley-oop against Northern Iowa
- Plethora of close games teaches DePaul fine line between winning and losing
- Loyola falls to Evansville despite locking down D.J. Balentine
- With more than 100 losses in five seasons, where is UIC heading under Howard Moore?
- Opinion: Better for Loyola to rest Milton Doyle now so he’s healthy when it counts
All posts tagged "NCAA Tournament"
Bracketology: Having fun with blind résumés
We’re getting into late January, and that means things start to matter in terms of NCAA Tournament, so here is a blind look at the résumés of two bubble teams. The idea here is not to guess...
- Posted January 22, 2015
Bracketology: Kentucky, Virginia, Duke and Gonzaga lead first bracket projections
Finally, The Catch and Shoot’s first bracket projections for the 2015 NCAA Tournament have arrived. For these projections, teams are evaluated on what they have accomplished (or failed to accomplish) to this point in the season without looking...
- Posted January 20, 2015
Big East Shootaround: An impressive win by Seton Hall and three thoughts on the Big East
The Big East is back to being one of the nation’s top leagues after a down 2013-14 season. Conference play got underway Wednesday with the New Year’s Eve Marathon on Fox Sports 1, and here are some thoughts...
- Posted January 2, 2015
Big Ten Shootaround: Maryland is legit, Ohio State’s résumé remains unimpressive and more
Conference play is back! The Big Ten had four games Tuesday and three games Wednesday, with each day having its studs and duds. Here’s are some thoughts after two days of Big Ten competition: —Scoring is back down in...
- Posted January 2, 2015
Rapid Reaction: DePaul 83, Milwaukee 61
DePaul improved to 6-1 Sunday with a 83-61 win at home against Milwaukee. Here is The Catch and Shoot’s rapid reaction to the Blue Demons’ victory: —DePaul was incredible defensively in the first half. The Blue Demons...
- Posted December 7, 2014
Win at Stephen F. Austin puts Northern Iowa on track for at-large bid
There’s a ton of basketball left to play and a ton of work left to do, but Northern Iowa picked up its first résumé-building win Tuesday at Stephen F. Austin. The Panthers defeated the Lumberjacks 79-77 in...
- Posted November 18, 2014
2016 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional comes to Chicago
The NCAA announced sites for the 2016-2018 NCAA Tournaments Monday, and the Midwest Regional will come to Chicago’s United Center in 2016. The NCAA also announced that the Round of 64 and Round of 32 of the tournament...
- Posted November 17, 2014
Ultra Early Big Ten Preview: Wisconsin the favorite to win 1st Big Ten title since 2008
The Catch and Shoot’s Ultra Early 2014-15 season preview continues with an early look at the Big Ten. Wisconsin enters as the big favorite with four starters returning from a team that is fresh off a Final...
- Posted April 14, 2014
Midwest Region: Like it or not, Kentucky is a Cinderella
Face it. If these Kentucky players wore the name of just about any other school across their chests, they would be national darlings right now. The No. 8 seed that faced nonstop criticism all year long. The...
- Posted March 29, 2014
Utah Valley elevates program to new level with NIT berth
As the regular season WAC champion, Utah Valley earned a bid to the NIT, where it will be a No. 7 seed facing No. 2 seed California. The Wolverines were the No. 1 seed in the WAC...
- Posted March 17, 2014