Tag: Cleveland State

Final NIT Bracketology - Uh oh!

This should be it, my final attempt at predicting the NIT bracket for the 2010-11 college basketball season. I did this on a merit based system using the same criteria that the NCAA Tournament uses in its selection process. I’m not sure if the NIT replicates that exact format. I know they take into consideration... Read more »

NIT Bracketology - A human takes a shot

Updated 8:50 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 6 after Florida Atlantic stole another automatic bid after losing in Sun Belt quarterfinals, which pushes UCF out. Since I’m tweaking the Bracket Predictor over the weekend and it isn’t quite ready for prime time again I decided to sit down and do an NIT Bracket by hand.... Read more »

Some thoughts for tonights Horizon League semifinals

Two quick capsule boxes for the Horizon League Semifinals from U.S. Cellular Arena. Cleveland State vs. Butler: When: 5 p.m. CT TV: ESPNU (tape delayed), ESPN3.com What’s at stake: With a win Butler might be able to make a claim for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament even if they were to fall to... Read more »

Horizon League Semifinals - Live blog!

The Horizon League Semifinals are the ideal situation. Two great games between the four best teams in the conference all season. Game 1 is Butler vs. Cleveland State III as the Vikings try to finally get past the Bulldogs. This time on a somewhat neutral court. (Expect a huge Butler turnout.) Game 2 is Valparaiso... Read more »

Horizon League's Percent Chance of Making Sweet 16

The Mock Selection process completed today and the bracket is available. Apparently on Twitter there is some debate between Butler fans if actually playing in the First Four game is a good thing because it means avoiding a #1 seed before making the Sweet 16. Well I decided to run some calculations – using current... Read more »