Badgers Enact Revenge, End Kentucky’s Bid For Perfection

  On a wild Saturday night in Indianapolis, the Wisconsin Badgers earned a victory that’s significance rivals that of any other in program history. The Badgers brought down previously unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 in a Final Four rematch at Lucas Oil Stadium, which not only ended the Wildcats’ quest for perfection, but also sent Wisconsin into […]

Final Four Weekend: The Top Four Teams, Coaches and Games since 2000

To get you ready for the Final Four this weekend, I’ve comprised a list of the top four teams, coaches and games since the 1999-2000 season. While there are a lot of great teams and coaches to choose from, only the elite made the following lists.

Feel free to add your picks in the comments section.

Can Purdue’s 2012 Recruitng Class Finally Lead Boilers Back to the Final Four?

One of the biggest letdowns in the past 32 years of Purdue basketball has been the inability to reach the biggest stage in college hoops: the Final Four. But all of that is about to change … barring any horrific injury, of course.

Kemba Walker, Shelvin Mack, And The Other Final Four Stars of 2011: Where Are They Now?

Last year’s Final Four was special because the teams that reached the national semifinals weren’t necessarily loaded with future NBA stars. With that in mind we thought we would take a look at where the stars from last year’s Final Four teams are now.

Final Four Preview Podcast: Louisville-Kentucky, Kansas-Ohio State Breakdown and National Championship Game Prediction

In episode #29 of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast, our final March Madness edition, Andy is joined by Raphielle Johnson of to preview this weekend’s Final Four.

Rick Pitino v John Calipari: The History of the Rivalry

Today, Andy looks at the two biggest stars of Saturday’s Final Four matchup: the coaches – Rick Pitino and John Calipari.

Kentucky-Louisville: All-Time Record And A Quick Recap Of The Rivalry’s History

In advance of the Kentucky-Louisville showdown in the Final Four, Andy Bottoms looks back at the series history between the two schools, which isn’t as extensive as you might assume.

Final Four TV Schedule: Date, Tip Times, Announcers, Point Spreads, and Tickets

On one side of the bracket, arch enemies Kentucky and Louisville will face off. On the other side, Kansas will take on Ohio State. The winners will play for the right to be called 2012 National Champion. Here is a quick rundown of the TV schedule for next weekend’s games.

Kentucky-Louisville Final Four Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

The Kentucky Wildcats will take on arch rival Louisville in what will undoubtedly be one of the most hyped and anticipated Final Four matchups of all-time.

Ohio State To The Final Four: Tickets, Date, Time, TV Info

The second Elite 8 game has ended, and the Ohio State Buckeyes are heading to the Final Four. This quick post provides all the basic info for the 2012 Final Four, as well as links to purchase tickets.

Louisville To The Final Four: Tickets, Date, Time, TV Info

The first Elite 8 game has ended, and the Louisville Cardinals are heading to the Final Four. This quick post provides all the basic info for the 2012 Final Four, as well as links to purchase tickets.

Bottoms Line Podcast: Sweet 16 Preview and Final Four Picks

In episode #28 of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast, Andy is once again joined by Troy Machir of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk and Raphielle Johnson of to quickly recap the NCAA Tournament’s first weekend and then look ahead to the Sweet 16.

March Madness: Bracket Predictions and Final 4 Picks for 2012 NCAA Tournament

After pumping out team profiles, regional breakdowns, and game previews, Andy Bottoms shares his NCAA Tournament picks with March Madness finally upon us.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Tips: Final Four Prediction Help Through Historical Facts and Trends

In your quest to unearth the big first round upset, don’t lose sight of the big picture, which is that most NCAA Tournament pools give increasing points for correct predictions deeper in the tournament. This post contains several statistical notes you may find helpful as you try to decide if you’re comfortable with your Final Four predictions.

March Madness 2012 Bracket Predictions

For the fourth straight year, Jerod is posting instant, statistically-based NCAA Tournament predictions immediately after the brackets are announced. This year, his March Madness bracket prediction system is based on Four Factors data culled from