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  1. Can Kentucky upset Wichita State?

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Just typing the words feels strange. Wichita State will face Kentucky in a No. 1 verus No. 8 matchup Sunday. And Wichita State is the Giant. Kentucky is the Killer. When we started forecasting upsets in 2006 using our statistical model, the purpo...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  2. Most likely round of 32 upsets

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    We've spent the past two days preparing you for every possible upset in the round of 64. But that's not enough to win your pool. So we've put together all the realistic Giant Killer matchups for the round of 32 and computed upset chances for each pot...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Likeliest upsets in South, such as VCU against Stephen F. Austin ...

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner break down the South region, and take a look at which potential upsets to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  4. Early-tourney exit potential for top 10

    Jordan Brenner

    With just two weeks until Selection Sunday, we might not know about tourney matchups yet, but key traits are readily apparent. And for fans of some of the best teams in the country, that means it's time to start worrying. Giant Killers IDs the mo...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  5. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Potential later-round upse...

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating break down the most likely potential upsets in the NCAA tournament's round of 32.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  6. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Top upset picks in South R...

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner break down the most likely 2013 NCAA tournament upsets in the South Region.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  7. Deep tourney runs may be determined by x-factors like Duke's Rash...

    Jordan Brenner

    For a six-pack of NCAA tourney teams, a deep run may be determined by how "x-factors" -- players like Gonzaga's Gary Bell Jr. and Duke's Rasheed Sulaimon -- perform this month, writes Jordan Brenner in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  8. Duke, Miami, Kansas are NCAA hoops Giants that may fall early in ...

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's annual Giant Killers, Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating look at the weaknesses of some of NCAA basketball's powerhouse teams and how those flaws might lead to early exits from the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  9. Where top teams are vulnerable

    Jordan Brenner

    An upset, at its core, is composed of three parts. First, there are the underdog's weapons -- the things they do well enough to put them in position to win. There are the favorite's flaws -- the areas that can be exploited in a one-and-done...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  10. Where top teams like the Arizona Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils ar...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner explains the areas in which 10 of the nation's top teams could be vulnerable to upsets, both in the regular season and in the 2013 NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  11. 2012 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Most likely round of 32 up...

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner look at possible matchups with upset potential in the round of 32. And Michigan State should be worried about either of its potential second-round foes.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  12. 2012 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Top upset picks in Midwest...

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner break down the most likely NCAA tournament upsets in the Midwest Region.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  13. NCAA Tournament 2011: Top upset picks for Southwest Region

    Peter Keating & Jordan Brenner

    The Giant Killers team tracks down the top upset picks in the Southwest Region using analytic projections.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  14. NCAA tournament: Giant Killers: This year's George Mason Patriots...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner of the Giant Killers team evaluates the 2011 George Mason Patriots, who project as a team more likely to pull off an upset than their 2006 Final Four squad.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  15. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers: Louis Dale, Omar Samhan lead the...

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team wraps things up with a look back at a crazy tournament and proudly announces the first All-GK Team, headlined by Saint Mary's Omar Samhan and Cornell's Louis Dale.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  16. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Saturday's second-round games

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers guys have been patting themselves on the back after Thursday's rash of upsets and near-misses (which included six of seven "Best Bets" covering the point spread). Now they're back with analysis of Saturday's four GK games.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2010