Why I won’t be filling out a bracket next year

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I had Marquette beating Davidson yesterday in my bracket. It wasn’t that important because I had Butler beating them next round, but I still wanted them to win the game. When the game got close at the end I found myself really rooting for the Golden Eagles, despite the fantastic game that a huge underdog Davidson was having. All of my friends and I except one cheered as Vander Blue made a layup with a second left to win the game. The other friend couldn’t believe that none of us were rooting for the underdog. Obviously, underdogs and upsets are what make the NCAA Tournament so special. And I started to realize that that is more important than my bracket after the Marquette game.

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Power Rankings: Sorry, Billikens

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Power rankings is going to be a little different this week. There appears to be too much turnover between the teams. My rankings are supposed to rank the five teams with the best chance to win the national title, but after weeks of constant losses by top 10 teams, even that picture is unclear. So I am here to clear it up. Instead of ranking the top 5, the teams that I think are capable of winning it all are going to be listed here today. In no particular order…

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