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  • Fraud Power Rankings Week 1

    The first week of College Basketball is in the books and that means it is time for a brand new edition of the fraud Power Rankings. I will be happy […]

  • Bracketology: Gators chomp away

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 14th, 2021 West Region (San Francisco) Midwest Region (Chicago) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 16.Texas Southern/ Nicholls State 16.Bryant/ Norfolk State 8.Florida State 8.Drake 9.UConn […]

  • Mid-Major teams with the “Best and Worst” first week of the College Basketball season.

    Mid Major teams had an interesting week. Some teams exceeded expectations pulling off significant upsets, while others were upset. I’m not sure we’ve seen this level of mid-majors going into […]

  • Day 6 Takeaways

    The first Sunday of the season was a light slate, as we all expected, as TV isn’t exactly College Basketball’s best friend when competing against the NFL. That said, we […]

  • Bracketology: Zags still rule

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 14th, 2021 West Region (San Francisco) Midwest Region (Chicago) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 16.Texas Southern/ Nicholls State 16.Bryant/ Norfolk State 8.Arizona  8.Drake 9.Indiana 9.UConn […]

  • Day 5 Takeaways

    The College Basketball season continues to roll on this time with the first Saturday of College Basketball. Sure, there wasn’t enough TV time for most of these programs, as College […]

  • #1 Gonzaga vs #3 Texas Breakdown: Can the top-ranked Zags win at home?

    We didn’t get to witness Gonzaga and Baylor during the regular season after COVID canceled the game shortly before tip. I would venture to say Gonzaga hosting their first-ever top-five […]

  • Bracketology: Friday night lights

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 13th, 2021 Midwest Region (Chicago) West Region (San Francisco) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 16.Bryant/ Norfolk State 16.Texas Southern/ Nicholls State 8.Drake 8.Arizona  9.Uconn 9.Indiana […]

  • Day 4 Takeaways

    The College Basketball season continues to roll on this time with a loaded Friday of College Basketball games. UCLA-Villanova receives much of the headlines for this College Basketball slate but there […]

  • Bracketology: Buzzer Bananas

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 12th, 2021    Midwest Region (Chicago) West Region (San Francisco) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 16.Nicholls State/ Norfolk State 16.Southern Utah 8.Drake 8.Arizona  9.Uconn 9.Indiana […]

  • Upset of the day: Wofford’s shooting could have Clemson on upset watch.

    The opening upset of the day selections fell just shy, with FIU and St Peter’s playing tight throughout their respective games. The past few days didn’t have many games, but […]

  • Day 3 Takeaways

    The first Thursday of the season, was also the day with the least amount of games, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t eventful. JP Moorman drilled a 70-foot game-winning three […]

  • Five Names to Watch for National Player of The Year 

    By Josh Linke It’s that time of the year again. Early November. A chill is in the air. We all wait with bated breath for the first tip of the […]

  • Bracketology: Subtle bubble moves

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 11th, 2021 Midwest Region (Chicago) West Region (San Francisco) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 16.Nicholls State/ Norfolk State 16.Southern Utah 8.Drake 8.Arizona  9.Uconn 9.Indiana 4.Arkansas […]

  • Day 2 Takeaways 

    While not as big of a slate as yesterday’s action, today was a somewhat normal day of games and one where we were able to get a better look at […]

  • Bracketology: The games have begun

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 10th, 2021 Midwest Region (Chicago) West Region (San Francisco) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 16.Nicholls State/ Norfolk State 16.Southern Utah 8.Drake 8.Arizona  9.Rutgers 9.Indiana 4.Arkansas […]

  • Ten Takeaways from the opening night of the College Basketball season:

    The opening night of the College Basketball season has come and gone. What a beginning to the season! Many surprising outcomes, and of course, the champions classic delivered. Here’s ten […]

  • Day 1 Takeaways

    The first day of College Basketball is always one of the most exciting days in the sport, but also one of the most hectic days as well. With just about […]

  • Upset(s) of opening night in College Basketball:

    Teams on opening night upset alert. I’ll post these daily based on game point spreads, not the AP Poll ranking of the team if they’re ranked. In the opening portion of […]

  • College Basketball Conference Futures

    Before we dive into the plays, I would like to mention that I’m honored and pleasured to be writing my first article on Making The Madness. With the college basketball […]

  • Bracketology: 2021-22 Preseason Bracket

    Bracketology by Jonathon Warriner Updated November 9th, 2021 West Region (San Francisco) Midwest Region (Chicago) 1.Gonzaga (Portland) 1.Kansas (Milwaukee) 16.Southern Utah 16.Nicholls State/ Norfolk State 8.Arizona 8.Indiana 9.Michigan State 9.St. […]

  • 16 must-watch Mid-Major games in the opening week of the College Basketball season.

    Top Mid-Major games to watch in the first week of the 2021-22 College Basketball season: 1.) Belmont @ Ohio Date: Nov. 9 Time: 7:00 EST. Wow! What a beginning to […]

  • 2021-22 Preseason Futures

    Heading into this season, there are always plenty of fun bets to wager on. Making a bet on your favorite team is a fun way to go about things, but […]

  • 2021 Champions Classic Preview and Prediction.

    Here we are with the opening day of College Basketball — it’s been seven months since Baylor steamrolled Gonzaga. And the best game on the opening night every year is […]

  • Countdown to College Basketball: #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs

    The Countdown wraps up with the number one team, which to the surprise of exactly no one, is the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Before we begin, I want to say a big […]

  • Preseason Fraud Power Rankings

    While the common and courteous thing to do when writing about Sports, in general, is to compliment teams when they are up while saying little to no bad things about […]

  • Countdown to College Basketball: #2 Kansas Jayhawks

     Another season, another year where the Jayhawks are the favorite to win the Big 12 and one of the leading contenders for the National Championship. While last season didn’t end […]

  • Countdown to College Basketball: #3 Kentucky Wildcats

    To say last season was a disappointment for Kentucky, would be quite an understatement, as last season was by far Kentucky’s worst season under head coach John Calipari. While last […]

  • Countdown to College Basketball: #4 UCLA Bruins

    From the First Four to the Final Four, the UCLA Bruins made history by becoming only the second team in NCAA Tournament history to achieve that feat. While last season’s […]

  • Countdown to College Basketball: #5 Texas Longhorns

    After being on the wrong end of a historic upset at the hands of Abilene Christian, Shaka Smart decided to parachute to Marquette, leaving a coaching vacancy, and with that […]