Month: December 2021

Men's college basketball national championship history: Here's where recent national champions were ranked on January 1

Men's college basketball national championship history: Here's where recent national champions were ranked on January 1

Let’s project forward to the 2022 NCAA Tournament by looking back at recent national champions and where they stood on Jan. 1.
Men's college basketball national championship history: Here's where recent national champions were ranked on January 1
Source: NCAA

Andy Katz predicts which of the 7 remaining undefeated teams will finish with the best record

Andy Katz predicts which of the 7 remaining undefeated teams will finish with the best record

Andy Katz shares his thoughts on the seven remaining undefeated teams in men’s college basketball, including which ones will end up with the best record.
Andy Katz predicts which of the 7 remaining undefeated teams will finish with the best record
Source: NCAA

2022 March Madness bracket predictions by Andy Katz, less than 3 months to Selection Sunday

2022 March Madness bracket predictions by Andy Katz, less than 3 months to Selection Sunday

Andy Katz walks through his updated bracket predictions for the 2022 NCAA March Madness tournament, as of Dec. 21. He predicts 10 Big Ten, 7 SEC, 7 Big 12, 6 Big East, 4 ACC, and 3 Pac-12 teams will secure a spot in the tournament.
2022 March Madness bracket predictions by Andy Katz, less than 3 months to Selection Sunday
Source: NCAA

Men's college basketball stats: We found the best 3-point shooters who take the fewest 2s

Men's college basketball stats: We found the best 3-point shooters who take the fewest 2s

Introducing the THRILL score, or Three-Point Hunting Rating Involving Lots of Launches, we broke down the top 3-point shooters who take the fewest attempts from inside the line.
Men's college basketball stats: We found the best 3-point shooters who take the fewest 2s
Source: NCAA

FCS championship preview: 11 numbers to know about North Dakota State football's historic run ahead of the FCS championship

FCS championship preview: 11 numbers to know about North Dakota State football's historic run ahead of the FCS championship

When North Dakota State plays in the 2021 FCS championship on January 8, it will mark 11 years since its first FCS title. Let’s take a look at the numbers behind North Dakota State football’s dynasty.
FCS championship preview: 11 numbers to know about North Dakota State football's historic run ahead of the FCS championship
Source: ncaa-football

FCS championship preview: 5 players to watch for the North Dakota State-Montana State game

FCS championship preview: 5 players to watch for the North Dakota State-Montana State game

Montana State and North Dakota State players get one last opportunity to put on a show in the FCS title game. Here are the players to watch in this year’s FCS national championship game.
FCS championship preview: 5 players to watch for the North Dakota State-Montana State game
Source: ncaa-football

Rutgers upsets No. 1 Purdue: Ron Harper Jr. reacts to his wild buzzer-beating shot

Rutgers upsets No. 1 Purdue: Ron Harper Jr. reacts to his wild buzzer-beating shot

Ron Harper Jr’s ridiculous half-court heave as time expired against Purdue gave Rutgers their first win over a No. 1 AP ranked team in program history. NCAA.com’s Andy Katz spoke with Harper following his historic shot.
Rutgers upsets No. 1 Purdue: Ron Harper Jr. reacts to his wild buzzer-beating shot
Source: NCAA

College basketball: How Iowa's Keegan Murray has made a potential All-American leap

College basketball: How Iowa's Keegan Murray has made a potential All-American leap

One season after Garza claimed the sport’s top individual honors amid a season in which the Hawkeyes earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, Keegan Murray, a 6-8 forward, is nearly matching Garza’s production.
College basketball: How Iowa's Keegan Murray has made a potential All-American leap
Source: NCAA