2014 NCAA Tournament: Who Will Win the Big Game?

NCAA Final Four

And then there were two. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament‘s championship game tips off Monday evening featuring an unlikely set of seeds: the No. 7 seed Connecticut Huskies versus No. 8 seed Kentucky Wildcats. This year’s title game is the […]

2014 Final Four: Sports Psychology By The Numbers

NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament is down to the Final Four. This is the third in a series of articles on sports psychology factors that can help predict the winner of the NCAA Tournament. Previously I looked at big game experience and leadership and learned that these […]

2014 Final Four: Leadership and National Championships

NCAA Shabazz Napier

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is down to the Final Four. This is the second in a series of articles on sports psychology factors that can help predict the winner of the NCAA tournament. Previously, we looked at big game experience and […]

Final Four 2014: Big Game Experience Can Predict The Winner

Kentucky Wildcats

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been whittled down to the Final Four. My readers know that I like to use numbers and probabilities to better understand potential outcomes. Can factors related to sports psychology help predict the winner? Research […]

2014 Final Four: How Mad Has This Year’s Tournament Been?

Final Four

This year’s Final Four for the NCAA March Madness Tournament has been set and we surprisingly have the No. 7 seed Connecticut Huskies and No. 8 seed Kentucky Wildcats in the mix.  We also have a No. 1 seed and a […]

2014 NCAA Tournament: Which Teams Offer Value For Your Sweet 16 Pool?

Virginia Cheerleader

Most people’s March Madness brackets are totally busted. The NCAA Tournament is down to the Sweet 16 and the break before Thursday’s games gives fans a breather. The break also gives pool-lovers a second chance at winning a Sweet 16 […]

2014 Sweet Sixteen: Expect the Unexpected

March Madness

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has already given us our share of surprises. In some ways, however, the 2014 edition of March Madness has only been as upset-ridden as most other tournaments. Many fans are excited and surprised by this year’s Cinderella […]

2014 NCAA Tournament: Madness, Dayton Style

Dayton Flyers Basketball

Well, there won’t be any newly-minted billionaires from this year’s March Madness brackets. It took less than two days of madness to ensure that no entry would win the 2014 Quicken Loans perfect bracket contest. Happily, Quicken Loans will still pay […]

2014 NCAA Tournament: Opening Day Puts Madness Into March

Dayton - NCAA Tournament

The No. 11 seed Dayton Flyers had a lot to cheer about in their upset win over the No. 6 seed Ohio State Buckeyes. The very first game of the tournament saw more than 83 percent of brackets busted when the […]

2014 Bracketology: Don’t Follow The Sheep

NCAA Tournament

In a recent article, we discussed value picks for your 2014 March Madness brackets. As you complete your pool entries for the 2014 NCAA tournament, we also compiled a list of teams you should avoid — at least to go all […]

Bracketology: 2014 March Madness Value Picks in NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament - Final Four

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament selection committee has established the March Madness brackets, and we are all eagerly awaiting the madness to begin!  First, we have to pick our brackets in the hopes of winning our office pool — and […]

Bracketology: Dr. Suess’ Wackiness Hits March Madness

Syracuse at Virginia

Today, March 2, is Dr. Suess’ birthday, and the children’s book author’s version of “Wacky Wednesday” hit NCAA Men’s College Basketball this week. Theodor Suess Geissel, better known as Dr. Suess, was born on March 2, 1902 and passed away […]