Temple v California/South Florida Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the Midwest Region’s 5-12 matchup between Temple out of the Atlantic 10 and the 12th-seeded winner of Wednesday night’s First Four game between California and South Florida.

5-12 Upsets In NCAA Tournament Ranked In Order Of Likelihood

We know there is at least one 5-12 upset every year, so Andy has ranked the upset potential among the four 5-12 matchups, starting with the one he thinks is most likely. (But truth be told, he actually doesn’t love any of these…)

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.

Atlantic 10 Tournament Primer: Dates, Site, TV Info, Tickets, History, and Current Tourney Outlook

With eight teams currently in the RPI Top 100, the Atlantic 10 Tournament is shaping up to be one of most competitive in all of Championship Week. Temple and Saint Louis look like the favorites, but they won’t face an easy road to the title when the event tips off on March 6th.

College Basketball Stock Watch – February 10th

Whether by luck or by design, the college hoops slate has been terrific in the first week of post-football action. In the wake of a number of exciting games, Andy Bottoms looks at teams on the rise and on the decline heading into a loaded weekend schedule.

The Bottoms Line College Basketball Stock Watch: ‘Ron Hunter Rises’ Edition

Andy Bottoms hasn’t paid much attention to college football during the bowl season. Instead, he’s been watching college hoops and putting together this edition of the Bottoms Line Stock Watch, which starts off with someone hoops fans in the Hoosier state will be quite familiar with.

The Bottoms Line College Basketball Stock Watch: Creighton, Harvard UP; Minnesota, Vandy DOWN

Another exciting week of college hoops is in the books, so it’s time to look at this week’s risers and fallers. The Stock Up section is full of mid-majors who have chalked up key wins in the early going, while the Stock Down teams reached that status due to injury or inefficiency.

The Bottoms Line Non-BCS Watch List: Temple Owls

Two of the four remaining Non-BCS Watch List teams call the Atlantic 10 home, starting with the Temple Owls, who are coming off their first NCAA Tournament win since 2001.

Eagle Bank Bowl: Temple-UCLA Spread and Pick

Eagle Bank Bowl Spread and Pick Temple Owls( +5) vs. UCLA Bruins Folks about three years ago, I could have made a living betting against Temple. Didn’t matter who they played, whatever the spread was I would go against Temple and would win every time. At times Temple would play mediocre competition, and the line would […]