It's the Tournament, a month early

I mentioned that I might give this a whirl about a month ago, so instead of ranking the D-I basketball teams, I’m doing my own little exercise in “bracketology.” For reference, here’s Joe Lunardi’s latest, the current national rankings and standings, and Ken Pomeroy’s latest rankings. [TABLE=91] Ordering the Top Seeds Some of the early […]

College Basketball Top 25: January 16, 2008

[TABLE=46] The next 10, alphabetically: Connecticut, Dayton, Drake, Gonzaga, Kansas State, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Stanford, Vanderbilt A few thoughts: I was only partly rooting against Vandy in the Kentucky game. I think they’re a good team, but they have to prove it at some point against another good team. They need a good […]

NCAA Basketball Rankings: January 9, 2008

[TABLE=44] The next 10, alphabetically: Arizona State, Dayton, Drake, Kansas State, Louisville, Ohio State, Oregon, Pitt, Rhode Island, Vandy Vandy still doesn’t make the cut, although it will be hard to leave them off if they beat both South Carolina and Kentucky in the next week.   Yes, I do think four-loss Gonzaga and similarly undefeated […]

NCAA Basketball Rankings: January 2, 2008

It’s been a few weeks since I did one of these, so here’s where I think the D-I teams stand at this point: [TABLE=41] Next 10 teams, in alphabetical order: Dayton, Drake, Gonzaga, Kansas State, Louisville, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, St. Mary’s, USC, Vanderbilt I know Vandy’s undefeated, but I’m waiting until they start playing […]