NIT Bracketology: Feb. 22

Note: There is a new NIT bracket out.

First off. There are two teams not in this latest edition of NIT bracketology that I probably have to explain. Both Florida and Kansas State aren’t in my 32 NIT teams. Why? Because neither currently projects to have a winning record. Continue reading “NIT Bracketology: Feb. 22”

NIT Bracketology: Feb. 8

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An updated version of the NIT Bracketology is available here.

We all know it’s possible to game the RPI. Back in 2012, Luke Winn wrote an excellent piece on how some programs are able to manipulate it to their advantage. I like to believe that the NCAA selection committee has become more sophisticated over time, but RPI — and wins weighted by RPI strength — is still a key indicator of selection. Continue reading “NIT Bracketology: Feb. 8”

Quick Thoughts From “Super Saturday”

There were 151 Division I basketball games played yesterday, as teams tried to avoid tonight’s Super Bowl — except if you’re most of the MAAC. Here is my takeaway from eight area games. Continue reading “Quick Thoughts From “Super Saturday””