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Birds of Prey

And the Fantabulous Decimation of the UConn Huskies Monday night the South Carolina Gamecocks went into Storrs, Connecticut and hammered the UConn Huskies 70-52 holding them to just one basket in the first quarter.  It was the first ever victory for South Carolina over the Huskies, losing the previous eight matchups. For Uconn, it was …

The Most Recent Champ – NW Missouri State

After taking a break from winning it all in 2018, the NW Missouri State Bearcats were back on top in 2019. Unlike 2017, this team got through 38 games without a loss. While they did the impossible and improved on a one-loss title team, they were also more dominant this past season, winning by an …

The Most Recent Champ – Lubbock Christian

Our series reviewing the numbers put up by last year’s champions continues with the NCAA D2 Women’s Basketball champs, Lubbock Christian. The Lady Chaps finished 32-5 including a thrilling double-overtime championship game win over Southwestern Oklahoma. Three is the Magic Number The Lady Chaps made 979 field goals all season, the 5th lowest total for …

The Most Recent Champ – UW-Oshkosh

With an average margin of victory of nearly 14 points, the UW-Oshkosh Titans rolled to the NCAA Division III Men’s National Title last season. That’s a pretty dominant run but it was on the heels of losses in two of their last three games including a 20-point loss in the WIAC semifinals. That didn’t make …

The Most Recent Champ – Thomas More

Last summer, we took a deep dive into characteristics shared by the last ten champions at each level of basketball. Today we start our look into the most recent champion to see how they stacked up. Thomas More is still good at offense This was the highest scoring team since the last two Thomas More …

2019 NCAA D3 Men’s Tournament Preview

We used the StatGeek Analytics Model to predict all 63 games in the 2019 NCAA D3 Men’s Tournament.  The model is based on about a decade’s worth of data including data from this past season to determine who is most likely to win a match-up between any two teams.  (Try it yourself for free at …

2019 NCAA D3 Women’s Tournament Preview

We used our StatGeek Analytics model to predict all 63 games in the 2019 NCAA D3 Women’s Basketball Tournament.  The model is based on data from the past ten seasons and takes into account stats from the current season to give a probability of who is most likely to win any matchup. (By the way, …

D3 Sweet Sixteen Preview

Admittedly the first and second round picks were far from perfect on both the men’s and women’s side but three out of four Final Four picks on both sides are still alive including both finalists so we’ve got that going for us. Looking ahead to this weekend…. Women’s Bracket: Not a ton of surprises on …

NCAA D3 Women’s Tournament Preview

Toughest Region: Our system has loved Old Westbury and St. Joseph’s (ME) all season-long so even though those Amherst Mammoths are in that region, we see that upper left bracket as the the toughest one.  But Amherst is the team emerging. Best Potential Matchup: SUNY-Geneseo vs Tufts in the second round looks to be a great one …

NCAA D3 Men’s Tournament Preview

Toughest Region: That upper right bracket features our #1 team Whitman along with two others in the top 8.  We have Whitman emerging from it with the toughest match-up likely being a Sweet 16 game against St. John’s(MN).  On the bottom half of that bracket, we’ve got some upset potential if Wash U. faces either Maryville …