Folks, after three weeks of exciting college shoot hoops and everyone hoping they would win the world’s most prestigious basketball prize, the HOTSPROTSTAKES Bracket Challenge has come to a conclusion and the winner is… Continue reading And the winner of the HOTSPROTSTAKES Bracket Challenge is…
With college basketball heading into its final weekend of the season, we decided to dig into our archives and dust off a copy of Fox Sports College Hoops 99, the one and only college sports game to ever come out on the N64 Continue reading Classic Sports Video Game Review: Fox Sports College Hoops 99 for N64
It seems like the big schools get all of the at-large bids, but could Loyola Chicago’s run open the eyes of the selection committee and open the door for similar schools? Continue reading Could Loyola Chicago’s run to the Final Four mean more at-large bids for mid-major schools?
It finally happened! A 16 beat a 1 in the (men’s) NCAA Basketball Tournament! From a $10,000 cash giveaway to free pizza-like substances everyone is getting in on the madness! And did you think your favorite hot-take boys would be exempt? No sir/ma’am! We’ve still got some takes after some time to reflect. QUESTION: Was the 16 beating the 1 something of a letdown because it was a … Continue reading Was the UMBC win better or worse because it was a blowout?
Well if you want upsets, you may want to turn an eye to the NAIA Basketball Championship, going on as we speak in Kansas City, after the opening 16 games (they only have a 32-team tournament), The lower seed took home wins in eight of the games. Continue reading Not enough upsets in the NCAA Tournament? Try the NAIA Tournament!
But aside from the basketball, the main thing that everyone seemed to be talking about was how much they hated the camera view for the games that were in Boise. As soon as one of the channels went to a game that was in the Potato State and Taco Bell Arena, complaints started flying, with only one or two people, that I saw, saying they liked it. Continue reading Here’s why the NCAA Tournament camera view in Boise is so bad
One can’t help but wonder, if the TROOPS put together a team of all-stars (they’re all all-stars every year, but for this exercise we are only talking basketball) based on this season’s stats, could they make a deep run in the NCAA tournament? Continue reading Could The Troops make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament?
I say this every year and stand by it, but these games are bad, and are insanely unfair to half of the team who are forced to play in them each year. Continue reading Once again, the NCAA Tournament play-in games are trash and unfair
Unless you went to one of the 20 schools who was selected for the CollegeInsider.com postseason tournament, you probably had no idea that the CIT started yesterday with four play-in games, and let me tell you, the action was furious, the trophies aplenty, and had me thinking that this is the best postseason tournament out there. Continue reading The CIT is our nation’s most pure basketball tournament
In theory, it was a good idea. Invite 16 mid-major teams who had strong seasons, and they get a week in Las Vegas, oh and that week just happened to be the week between the Elite Eight and the Final Four, so it would be a pretty good trip for the schools involved.
Well, let’s just say things did not go as planned for the Vegas 16. Continue reading Let’s remember the Vegas 16 basketball tournament