NCAA Tourney Notes: Sweet Sixteen

A few things to chew on as the NCAA Tournament kicks back into gear tonight: Eight of the top ten and 13 of the top 16 teams in Ken Pomeroy’s final regular season rankings are still alive in the NCAA Tournament, which this year has been mostly devoid of upsets.  All of the 1-3 seeds […]


Scouting the 2009 NCAA Tournament: Small Conferences

This is the first installment of a four-part series on scouting the 2009 NCAA Tournament.  See the introduction here. Before we begin, let me define what I mean by “small” conferences.  Basketball analysts throw around the term “mid-major” all the time without defining it particularly well.  Some would consider any team in a non-BCS conference […]