NCAA Tournament Preview: #7 Texas A&M vs. #10 Providence

#7 Texas A&M Aggies vs. #10 Providence Friars West Region Friday (3/16) 12:15p EST, CBS   Overall in NCAA Tournament History, the 7-10 match-up in the first round has been really close. 7-seeds are 95-61 (60.9%) all-time against 10-seeds. In the past 5 NCAA Tournaments, 10-seeds are 6-14 against the 7-seeds in the first

E.C. Matthews Hits Dagger In Overtime To Advance Past Oklahoma

This. Is. March. How fitting is it that the first game of the Round of 64 went into overtime? Thanks to an E.C. Matthews dagger three with 45 seconds left in overtime, Rhode Island was able to survive Trae Young and Oklahoma, 83-78. EC Matthews with the dagger! — Abdul Memon (@abdulamemon)

NCAA Tournament Preview: #6 Houston vs. #11 San Diego State

#6 Houston Cougars v.s. #11 San Diego State Aztecs West Region Thursday (3/15) 7:20p EST, TBS   The 6-11 match-up always has been an interesting matchup to watch during the first weekend of the tournament. 11-seeds are always a threat to pull off an upset in the first weekend, and for the first time,

NCAA Tournament Preview: #4 Auburn vs. #13 Charleston

#4 Auburn Tigers vs. #13 College of Charleston Cougars Midwest Region Friday, March 16, 7:27 p.m., truTV   Auburn Tigers (25-7, 13-5) - SEC at-large Player to Watch: Jared Harper (13.7 PPG, 5.7 APG, 2.4 RPG) Mustapha Heron and Bryce Brown might be explosive guards, but this Auburn backcourt isn't complete without their sophomore point guard.

NCAA Tournament Preview: #5 Ohio State vs. #12 South Dakota State

#5 Ohio State v.s. #12 South Dakota State West Region - Boise, ID Thursday (3/15) 4:00p EST, TNT   Since 1985, only four times has a 12-seed failed to upset a 5-seed in the first round of the tournament. That means over this 32 year span, at least one 5-seed gets upset 87% of

NCAA Tournament Preview: #1 Xavier vs. #16 Texas Southern

#1 Xavier Musketeers v.s. #16 Texas Southern Tigers West Region - Nashville, TN Friday (3/16) 7:20p EST, TBS   A 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament has never lost to a 16-seed EVER! All-time, 1-seeds are 132-0, and only 4 of the 80 all-time matchups between these two seeded teams were decided by single-digits. All

NCAA Tournament Preview: #8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Alabama

#8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Alabama Pittsburgh, PA 9:20 p.m (ET), TNT   Virginia Tech (21-11, 10-8 ACC) Player to Watch: Justin Robinson: 13.8 PPG, 5.8 APG, 1.2 SPG The Hokies' most potent offensive threat, Robinson is the key that makes the engine go for the offense. While Robinson is the leading scorer for Buzz Williams, his

CPP Sunday Podcast: Selection Sunday Show w/ @BSiegelCPP @ZachBeeler33 and Special Guest, @CollegeHoopNews

With Brad roadtripping during Selection Sunday, Brett Siegel hosts this edition of the Sunday podcast on Selection Sunday. Joined by Zach Beeler and special guest, Tony Patelis, they guys discuss their initial thoughts on and breakdown the bracket and who got snubbed. Brett freaks out on Louisville not even being

Brett Siegel Bracketology: Selection Sunday Final Rankings

The 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket will be released shortly, so here are my last projections of the year! If you missed a previous Bracketology Report, catch up on the past rankings here! *Note: (#) means which numbered team they are from that conference, * denotes auto-bid (Conference Champ)   Bracketology Rankings: 1 Seeds: Virginia Cavaliers (31-2)

Brett Siegel Bracketology: Morning of Selection Sunday (3/11/18)

The day has finally come... IT IS SELECTION SUNDAY! Later tonight, we will find out the 68 teams that will be fighting it out over the next few weeks to be crowned National Champions! These rankings and seedings are BEFORE today's conference tournament games (IVY, A-10, SEC, Sun Belt, American)