16 Sweet Facts About This Year’s Sweet Sixteen

The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament Regional Semifinals, better known as the Sweet Sixteen, begin tonight. To get you ready for the Regional Semis, here are sixteen facts about this year’s Sweet Sixteen.

Sweet 16 Primer: Syracuse-Wisconsin and Ohio State-Cincinnati Preview, Prediction, Poll, Spreads, and TV Info

Could we have an all-Big Ten Elite 8 in the East Region? Can Syracuse overcome the injury of Fab Melo in yet another tournament game? Who will win the unexpected battle of Ohio? Let’s find out.

Ohio State-Cincinnati Sweet 16 Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the East Region Sweet 16 matchup between the #1 seed Ohio State and 6th-seeded Cincinnati.

Florida State-Cincinnati Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the East Region’s second round matchup between the 3rd-seeded Florida State and the 6th-seeded Bearcats of Cincinnati.

Cincinnati-Texas Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the East Region’s 6-11 matchup between the resurgent Cincinnati Bearcats under Mick Cronin and Rick Barnes’ young, feisty Texas Longhorns.

6-11 Upsets: Each 6-11 Matchup In NCAA Tournament Ranked in Order of Upset Likelihood

Andy Bottoms continues to rank potential NCAA Tournament upsets by rolling through the 6-11 matchups.

East Region Bracket Breakdown: Upset Picks, Sleeper Team, and Regional Champion Prediction

Andy breaks down the East region. Syracuse and Ohio State make for a top-heavy East region, but Florida State and Vanderbilt also come in brimming with confidence after winning their respective conference tournaments.

2012 Big East Tournament Preview, Prediction, Bracket, and TV Schedule

The Big East Tournament tips off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday afternoon, and while Syracuse won the regular season title by three games, the road to a tournament championship will not be an easy one.

Xavier-Cincinnati Crosstown Shootout May Be A Burden, But It’s Also A Necessity

To the city of Cincinnati the possible cancellation of the annual Crosstown Shootout between Xavier and Cincinnati would leave a void in the hearts of many Cincinnatians that could never be filled.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Stock Watch: Crediting Cronin Edition

It’s hard to believe that Selection Sunday is now less than two months away, and the bubble watch will soon be in full effect. In the meantime, there continues to be a lot of movement thanks to the general inability of teams to win away from home. With that in mind, here are this week’s risers and fallers.

The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast: The Road Trip Continues

In episode #18 of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast, host Andy Bottoms is once again joined by Rob Dauster and Troy Machir of Ballin’ Is a Habit to discuss all the latest news and events in college basketball.

The Bottoms Line: College Basketball Stock Watch

After another exciting week of college hoops, Andy Bottoms takes a look at which teams are on the rise and which ones are struggling to get out of the gate.

Report: Brian Kelly to be Named Head Football Coach at Notre Dame

According to ESPN Brian Kelly will be the new head football coach at Notre Dame.