Christopher’s Picks: Week 3

After another 10-6 week, I’m now 20-12 for the season. Here are my picks for this week: Atlanta over Tampa Bay I wasn’t expecting this big of a win. Atlanta is more of a middle of the pack team now and Tampa Bay made them look unstoppable. It won’t be that easy for them going…

Christopher’s Picks: Week 2

Last week I went 10-6. Not a bad first week at all. Here are my picks for this week: Baltimore over Pittsburgh Thought about changing the pick before I made it Sunday night. Glad I didn’t now. They haven’t had the best week by any means, but Baltimore is still  the better team here. Miami over…

Christopher’s Picks: Week 1

As always, it’s important to take the first games of the season with a grain of salt. While teams that start the season on the losing end tend to miss the postseason, teams’ true identities usually don’t reveal themselves until later in the season. During Week 1 of the 2013 season, both Carolina and San Diego began the season on the losing…

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Conference Tournament Finals: March 16

Selection Sunday is just hours away, but there are still five more automatic bids to give out for the tournament. By this point, the Selection Committee has either finished or is very close to deciding the field of 68. Looking at the slate of games today, the Sun Belt final is the only game with…

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Conference Tournament Finals: March 15

Selection Sunday is only a day away and 13 of the 68 teams have already punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. But by the end of the day, 14 more teams will have won their conference tournaments and earned automatic bids to the Big Dance. There’s a mix of both small, mid-major, and major…

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Conference Tournament Finals: March 12

The automatic bids continue to fly in, as four went dancing last night. In the Horizon League, the Milwaukee Panthers clinched their first tournament appearance since 2006 by beating Wright State 69-63. Tournament favorite North Dakota State won the Summit League title by beating IPFW 60-57 and will make their second tournament appearance. Over in…