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Big East Awards and Tournament Predictions

Can we get an encore this week?  The 2020 Big East season was certainly one to remember.  It featured the senior seasons of two of the best scorers in conference history – Markus Howard who broke a two decade old record, and Myles Powell who provided the league with so many moments. As a conference, the Big East was also

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Creighton Remains Hot, Stiffles Howard and Marquette

Creighton held the nations leading scorer, Markus Howard scoreless in the first half for the first time all season as the Blue Jays defeated Marquette on the road 73-65. Creighton won their eighth game of their last nine and now has five road victories in arguably the nation’s toughest conference. The Big East’s highest-scoring teams battled in a surprisingly defensive

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Matty Brackets – 2/10/20

If bolded, team is projected as an automatic bid. South (Houston) Baylor (21-1, 10-0) Louisville (21-3, 12-1) Butler (18-6, 6-5) Colorado (19-5, 8-3) Kentucky (18-5, 8-2) Iowa (17-7, 8-5) Arizona (16-7, 6-4) Ohio State (15-8, 5-7) BYU (19-7, 8-3) Indiana (15-8, 5-7) East Tennessee State (21-4, 10-2) Xavier (16-8, 5-6) Wright State (16-8, 5-6) Bowling Green (18-6, 9-2) Little Rock

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Breaking Down the Selection Committee

On Saturday, the Selection Committee released the first early bracket of the season. It revealed some things people agreed on and others that people didn’t. #1 Seeds The Number One seeds consisted of Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas, and San Diego State University, in that order. Baylor received the overall No. 1 seed and was slotted to go to Houston. The second

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Kamar Baldwin Hits Clutch Three to Lift Butler Over Villanova

Butler narrowly escaped Villanova on Thursday night, defeating the tenth ranked Wildcats, 79-76. Villanova’s Saddiq Bey hit a transition three to tie the game at 76 with 30 seconds to go, but Kamar Butler nailed a three right before time expired to give Butler the win. Villanova started the game hot, hitting three field goals, including a Connor Gillespie three

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Matty Brackets – 1/28/20

If bolded, team is projected as an auto-bid. West (Los Angles): Gonzaga (21-1, 7-0) Duke (16-3, 6-2) Villanova (16-3, 6-1) Michigan State (15-5, 7-2) Colorado (16-4, 5-2) Indiana (15-5, 5-4) Arkansas (15-4, 3-3) USC (16-4, 5-2) Houston (16-4, 6-1) East Tennessee State (18-3, 7-1) Memphis (14-5, 3-3) Virginia (13-6, 5-4) / Utah State (16-6, 5-4) Murray State (15-5, 8-0) Akron

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Matty Brackets – 1/20/20

If bolded, team is auto bid. West (LA): Gonzaga 20-1 (6-0) Duke 15-3 (5-2) Oregon 15-4 (4-2) West Virginia 14-3 (3-2) Iowa 13-5 (4-3) Florida 12-5 (4-1) Ohio State 12-6 (2-5) Michigan 11-6 (2-4) Stanford 15-3 (4-1) Marquette 13-5 (3-3) DePaul 13-5 (1-4) Northern Iowa 16-2 (5-1) Belmont 14-5 (5-1) Louisiana Tech 13-5 (4-2) Colgate 14-5 (5-1) NC-Central 7-11 (3-1)

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