Noah Holley Bracketology: January 19, 2017

Past updates: January 11 (Key: ↑-moved up, ↓-moved down, italics-new team to bracket, *-automatic bid) EAST Buffalo 1 Villanova* vs 16 LIU Brooklyn*/Texas Southern* 8 TCU vs 9 Clemson↓ Indianapolis 5 Maryland↑ vs 12 Akron↑* 4 Notre Dame vs 13 Valparaiso* Greenville 6 Purdue↓ vs 11 Illinois State* 3 North Carolina↑ vs 14 UNC Greensboro* Buffalo 7 Xavier↓ vs 10 Arkansas 2 Kentucky* vs 15 Maryland-Baltimore County* SOUTH Orlando 1

Recruiting: 5-star Diallo chooses Kentucky

5-star shooting guard Hamidou Diallo announced his commitment to Kentucky yesterday.  He is ranked no. 11 in the ESPN 100. Diallo attends Putnam Science Academy in Connecticut. Diallo will immediately enroll at Kentucky, but is not expected to play until next season.  There is little room for him in Kentucky's loaded backcourt. Diallo

And Then There Were Three

And then there were three. 2016 seemed bent on going out destroying as many unbeaten seasons as possible, cutting the list in half.  With the previous calendar year behind us, we're left with Baylor, Gonzaga, and Villanova. If the past week was any indication, it's not easy to be undefeated.  Heck, if

Noah Holley Bracketology: Best Resume In Each Power 6 Conference

As the 2016-17 season turns to conference play, let's have a look at the top NCAA Tournament resumes in each conference up to this point:   ACC: Louisville (11-2) Best win: vs Kentucky Worst loss: None Non-Conference SOS: 14 RPI: 11 vs. RPI 1-25: 1-0 vs. RPI 100-351: 7-0 As of now, Louisville

Recruiting: Miami lands 5-star SG Walker

5-star SG Lonnie Walker announced his commitment to Miami Wednesday, landing the Canes one of the biggest recruits in program history. The 6-5 Walker, from Reading, Pa., is gifted with impressive physical attributes and eyebrow-raising athleticism.  His arrival will ensure Miami boasts one of the top backcourts in 2017-18. 247sports ranked him

Noah Holley Bracketology

Welcome to my first 2016-17 bracketology! Believe it or not, the college basketball season is only two and a half months away.  We need to get into the spirit, people.  We need to get hyped.  September is in two days; that's a wintery-enough sounding month for me to be at least