Kansas-Detroit Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the Midwest Region’s 2-15 matchup between the 2nd-seeded Kansas Jayhawks and an intriguing bunch of Titans from Detroit.

The 16 Sweetest NCAA Tournament Upsets of All-Time

Because of the NCAA Tournament’s 68-team, survive-and-advance format, the tourney serves as an incubator for upsets. There are no givens. To get you ready for this year’s tourney, here are 16 of the greatest upsets from the modern era of the NCAA Tournament.

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

Andy breaks down the Midwest region. Perennial powers North Carolina and Kansas earned the top two seeds in the Midwest region, but it may well be the easiest one of the four.

March Madness: Midwest Region (St. Louis) Team Profiles For 2012 NCAA Tournament

Now that the field has been set, Andy is posting team profiles of all 68 teams, broken down by regions. Next up is the St. Louis region, which features perennial contenders North Carolina and Kansas as well as regular season champions from the Big Ten, Atlantic 10, and Mountain West.

March Madness: Bracket Predictions For The 2012 NCAA Tournament

Yesterday, I posted my official bracket predictions for the 2012 NCAA Tournament, which were made using this Four Factors-based system. Here is a recap in case you missed that post yesterday in the maelstrom of March Madness content that went up.

March Madness Bracket Predictions: Who Will Be The 4th #1 Seed? [Poll]

A lot of times we more or less know who the four #1 seeds will be heading into The Selection Show, but today there will be definite drama. Who do you think the 4th #1 seed should be?

2012 Big 12 Tournament Preview, Prediction, Bracket, and TV Schedule

Led by Player of the Year candidate Thomas Robinson, Kansas extended their run of supremacy in the Big 12 by going 16-2 and claiming the regular season title. They will look to make it a make it a clean sweep when the Big 12 Tournament tips off on Wednesday.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Final Regular Season Rankings

With Selection Sunday less than a week away, Andy Bottoms unveils his final College Basketball Power Rankings of the season.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 27th

If Saturday’s glut of upsets, exciting games, and nail-biting finishes is any indiation, this year’s NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic. As it stands, this looks like Andy Bottoms’ second the last set of Power Rankings for the season, because once the field is announced and March Madness begins, any lingering debates will be settled on the floor.

Big 12 Tournament Primer: Dates, Site, TV Info, Tickets, History, and Current Tourney Outlook

The Big 12 Tournament tips off on March 7th, and while Missouri’s days in the conference may be numbered, the Tigers look like the favorites along with perennial league power Kansas.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of Februrary 20th

With just three weeks left until Selection Sunday, Andy Bottoms’ Top 25 stayed relatively stable with just one new squad making their way onto the list this week.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 13th

Many of last week’s top matchups lived up to their advanced billing, and when the dust settled following an excisting week of basketball, 13 teams in the Top 25 had lost at least once. While that certainly made Andy Bottoms’s job of assembling this week’s rankings a bit more challenging, it certainly bodes well for March Madness 2012, which begins with Selection Sunday in just four weeks.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 6th

With the Super Bowl in the books, and the sports world will finally be able to turn more of its attention to college hoops. A terrific Kansas-Missouri game on Saturday night provided a springboard into “Rivalry Week,” which features a number of intriguing matchups. Before that tips off, Andy Bottoms provides his latest college basketball power rankings.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of January 30th

It sounds a bit odd to say this, but last week was relatively tame in the college hoops world since “only” nine teams in the Top 25 lost. Even so, there are no new teams in this week’s edition of Andy Bottoms’ College Basketball Power Rankings.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of January 23rd

Saturday was arguably the best day of college basketball so far this season, as a pair of Top Five sqauds squared off, the top-ranked team went down, and a buzzer-beater ended a lengthy home winning streak just to name a few of the notable happenings. And as usual, that led to plenty of shakeups in Andy Bottoms’ Top 25.