Saturday, February 28, 2015

Bracket - February 28

Here's my latest projection for games thru February 27. As always, this is my opinion and independent of The Bracket Matrix.

Bracket

1 - Kentucky, Virginia, Duke, Villanova
2 - Kansas, Wisconsin, Arizona, Gonzaga
3 - Iowa State, Oklahoma, Utah, Baylor
4 - Notre Dame, North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland
5 - Wichita State, West Virginia, Northern Iowa, Arkansas
6 - SMU, VCU, Butler, Georgetown
7 - Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Providence, San Diego State
8 - Xavier, Michigan State, North Carolina State, Indiana
9 - Iowa, Georgia, St. John's, Texas
10 - Texas A&M, LSU, Mississippi, Stanford
11 - Purdue, Oregon, Davidson, Dayton, UCLA
12 - Colorado State, Cincinnati, Stephen F. Austin, Louisiana Tech, Iona
13 - Murray State, Valparaiso, Harvard, Wofford
14 - Central Michigan, South Dakota State, William & Mary, UC Davis
15 - New Mexico State, North Carolina Central, Eastern Washington, High Point
16 - Albany, Georgia Southern, North Florida, St. Francis (NY), Bucknell, Texas Southern

Check the NIT page for the latest projection.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Conference Championship Schedule - 2015

Here's my annual pdf of when you can catch each conference's championship game this season.

Schedule

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Bracket - February 25

Here's my latest projection of the season for games thru February 24. As always, this is my opinion and independent of the Bracket Matrix. New NCAA and NIT projections come out Saturday.

Bracket

1 - Kentucky, Virginia, Duke, Villanova
2 - Kansas, Wisconsin, Arizona, Gonzaga
3 - Iowa State, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Utah
4 - Louisville, North Carolina, Maryland, Wichita State
5 - Baylor, Northern Iowa, Arkansas, West Virginia
6 - VCU, SMU, Butler, Georgetown
7 - Oklahoma State, Providence, Michigan State, Xavier
8 - Indiana, Ohio State, North Carolina State, San Diego State
9 - Texas, Iowa, Mississippi, St. John's
10 - LSU, Texas A&M, Purdue, Georgia
11 - Dayton, Oregon, Colorado State, Stanford, Cincinnati
12 - Illinois, UCLA, Stephen F. Austin, Harvard, Iona
13 - Murray State, Valparaiso, Louisiana Tech, Central Michigan
14 - Wofford, UC Davis, South Dakota State, William & Mary
15 - New Mexico State, North Carolina Central, Eastern Washington, High Point
16 - Florida Gulf Coast, Albany, Georgia Southern, St. Francis (NY), Bucknell, Texas Southern

Friday, February 20, 2015

Bracket - February 20

Here's my newest projection of the season. As always, this is my opinion and independent of the Bracket Matrix.

Bracket

1 - Kentucky, Virginia, Duke, Villanova
2 - Wisconsin, Kansas, Gonzaga, Arizona
3 - Utah, Iowa State, Notre Dame, Louisville
4 - Oklahoma, North Carolina, Wichita State, Northern Iowa
5 - Maryland, Baylor, Butler, Arkansas
6 - SMU, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Virginia Commonwealth
7 - Georgetown, West Virginia, Providence, Indiana
8 - San Diego State, Michigan State, Texas, Xavier
9 - North Carolina State, Ole Miss, Dayton, Iowa
10 - St. John's, Illinois, LSU, Purdue
11 - Georgia, Texas A&M, UCLA, Colorado State, Cincinnati
12 - Stanford, Temple, Stephen F. Austin, Iona, Harvard
13 - Valparaiso, Murray State, Louisiana Tech, Wofford
14 - Bowling Green, UC Davis, South Dakota State, North Carolina Central
15 - William & Mary, Eastern Washington, New Mexico State, High Point
16 - Albany, Florida Gulf Coast, Louisiana-Monroe, St. Francis (NY), Bucknell, Texas Southern

NIT

Check the NIT page for the latest update.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bracket - February 13

Here's my first projection of the season. As always, this is my opinion and independent of the Bracket Matrix.

Bracket

1 - Kentucky, Virginia, Duke, Wisconsin
2 - Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona
3 - Louisville, Utah, North Carolina, Notre Dame
4 - Iowa State, Oklahoma, Baylor, Northern Iowa
5 - Wichita State, Butler, Maryland, Oklahoma State
6 - Virginia Commonwealth, Ohio State, Arkansas, West Virginia
7 - SMU, Georgetown, Texas, Indiana
8 - Providence, Xavier, Iowa, San Diego State
9 - Georgia, Ole Miss, Stanford, Cincinnati
10 - Michigan State, Dayton, Illinois, UCLA
11 - Colorado State, St. John's, LSU, Temple, Boise State
12 - Purdue, Texas A&M, Stephen F. Austin, Wisconsin-Green Bay, Harvard
13 - Murray State, Iona, Toledo, Louisiana Tech
14 - William & Mary, Wofford, Eastern Washington, UC Davis
15 - North Carolina Central, New Mexico State, Florida Gulf Coast, Albany
16 - North Dakota State, Louisiana-Monroe, Radford, St. Francis (NY), Colgate, Texas Southern

NIT

Bracket

1 - Oregon, BYU, North Carolina State, Minnesota
2 - Florida, Miami (FL), Alabama, Davidson
3 - Seton Hall, Connecticut, Old Dominion, Tulsa
4 - Rhode Island, Arizona State, George Washington, Massachusetts
5 - Washington, Bowling Green, Pittsburgh, St. Mary's (CA)
6 - Oregon State, Michigan, Buffalo, Tennessee
7 - La Salle, Valparaiso, Richmond, Wyoming
8 - Penn State, UTEP, Clemson, California

Friday, November 14, 2014

The 2015 Bracket Matrix Links

All the links used in the 2015 Bracket Matrix are listed here. New contributors should contact me to be added. Those who are listed on the rankings page can be grandfathered in.

Tiers are based on the Bracket Matrix rankings page.

Tier 1 (3+ years; above average)

The Bracket Project

1-3-1 Sports
Assembly Call (Andy Bottoms, formerly of Midwest Sports Fans)
Bazinga Bracketology
Beer's Bracket
Blacketology
Bluejay Banter (Rivals)
The Bracket Mensa
Bracket WAG
Bracketville
Brackonomics
Brad-ketology
Busting Bracketologists - CJ
Busting the Bracket - Jeff Borzello
College Sports Vault
Dre's Mock Bracket
ESPN Bracketology with Joe Lunardi
Feature Presentation Online
Ivar's Blog
Jabesblog
Jason Wells' Bracketology
Kyle Foster's Bracketology
LAOJoe's Bracketology
MAG
March Madness '15
M+J's Bracket Watch
Oak Creek's March Madness
Patrick Stevens - Syracuse.com
Primetime Bracketology - Buckeye and HTTV
RFS Bracket Science
Roundball Chat
SBNation - Blogging the Bracket
Schmolik 64
The Sports Bank
Stuck in 1977
Syracusefan7's Bracket Projections
VTS Bracketmaker
Wild Bill's Bracketology
Yahoo! Sports - Brad Evans

Tier 2 (1-2 years; above average)

Bowman Bracketology
The Bracket Blog
Bradley01 Bracketology
Busting Bracketology
College Hoops Daily
Drew's Bracketology
Dudes on Sports
ncaabracketology
The Nickel Dimer
The Steelers N'at
Random Bracket Blog
Ruckles Bracketology
SocklessJoeLeeDunn's Bracketology
Sports News Huddle
VDG's Bracket Prediction

Tier 3 (3+ years; all others)

96 Madness
Basketball Predictions
BEISketbol
Brack Attack
Bracket Predictions
Brackets by Bret
Bracketville USA
The Catch and Shoot
CBS Sports - Jerry Palm
Crashing the Dance
Crotistics
Daily Bracket
FOX Sports - Stewart Mandel
Howard Salwasser's BracketHouse
Kerry Miller's Bracketology
Real Time RPI
Regan NCAA Tournament Index
Rock M Nation
Seed Madness
The Sporting News - Ryan Fagan
SportsRatings
Team Rankings
Warren Nolan

Tier 4 (1-2 years; all others)

The Amateur Bracketologist
Badger Nation
Bafana Bafana Bracketology
The Big Lead - Jason Lisk
The Bracket Bracketology
Bracket March
Bracket Odds
Bracketball
College Sports Madness
The Courier-Journal - Jeff Greer
CU Buffs Bball
DRatings
Explorertown Bracketologist
GMoney's Sports Page
HoopsHD
KPI Sports
nropp.com
Rocco Miller's Bracketology
Roto Experts - Adam Zdroik
Sports Illustrated - Michael Beller

Tier 5 (New to the matrix this year)

Aidan's Bracketology
All-Important Charlie Power 68
Bordering on Wisdom
Bracketology-CBB
Gade Pool
HoundSports
Interrobang Sports
isportsweb
The Left Bench
Mark's Bracketology
NCAA Game Simulator
New York Daily News - Ian Powers
OneManSelectionCommittee
Patrick's Bracketology
#pcbb - Providence College Basketball
Professional Realist
RSN Bracketology
Runner on Fifth
TD Brackets
The Bracket Site
TN Bracket Forecast
USA Today FTW - Scott Gleeson and Tim McGarry
Vegas Insider
White and Blue Review
Wilson Rankings