Author: Will Shelton

First Look: Colgate

The Raiders come to us from the Patriot League, where they started 13-10 (5-5). And then, bang: eight straight wins to finish the season, then a clean run through the conference tournament. Including all three Patriot League tournament games, Colgate won seven of its last eight by double digits. Before […]

Doors Left to Open

How much of Gonzaga’s loss is everyone else’s gain? If the Zags are, in fact, a No. 2 seed now…they’re still almost certainly headed to Anaheim. With the Pac-12 looking like a one-or-two-bid league, none of the other contenders on the top two lines of the bracket are west of […]

The Whole is Greater

As the Vols entered the NCAA Tournament last year, there was no blueprint. SEC Champions at 25-8 (13-5) and a No. 3 seed, Tennessee was capable of winning games in a variety of ways. Turns out we didn’t have the drawings for Kyle Alexander’s absence and divine intervention on a […]

Tennessee at Auburn Preview

Since the SEC expanded in 2012-13 and went to an 18-game schedule, here are your champions: 2013: Florida wins at 14-4, three others at 12-6 2014: Florida goes undefeated at 18-0, two others 12-6 2015: Kentucky goes undefeated at 18-0, Arkansas 13-5 2016: Texas A&M and Kentucky split at 13-5 […]