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  1. North Carolina wins in the "not-so-low-risk" factor-based model

    Peter Tiernan

    Will a "low-risk strategy" lead to top-seed North Carolina cutting down the nets?

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2008
  2. Possession-based stats give the title to Kansas

    Peter Tiernan

    The "medium-risk strategy" has all four No. 1 seeds reaching the Final Four and a Big 12 team winning it all.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2008
  3. Could Kansas get the monkey off its back?

    Peter Tiernan

    Nine teams made the cut for the "high-risk strategy" of filling out your bracket. Could Kansas cut down the nets in this scenario?

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2008
  4. Zero No. 1 seeds in the Final Four? It's possible

    Peter Tiernan

    Could zero No. 1 seeds reach the Final Four this season? That's what the "dangerous strategy" tells us this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2008
  5. K-State, Baylor and Miami have Cinderella numbers

    Peter Tiernan

    Now that the brackets are out, Peter Tiernan crunches the numbers to see which teams can make Cinderella runs.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2008
  6. Seed-by-seed matchups in NCAA tournament

    Peter Tiernan

    We know a No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed in the men's NCAA tournament. But Peter Tiernan breaks down the other seed matchups.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2008
  7. Attributes for forecasting the Final Four and champion

    Peter Tiernan

    If you follow these rules, you'll significantly improve your odds of forecasting the right Final Four teams, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008
  8. Performance Against Seed Expectations (PASE) explained

    Peter Tiernan

    Peter Tiernan explains how PASE, Performance Against Seed Expectations, is defined.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2008
  9. How to pick the all-important toss-up games in your bracket

    Peter Tiernan

    Scoring punch, victory margin and the lack of a long pre-tourney winning streak are the recurring traits in toss-up matchups in the NCAA Tournament, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2008
  10. Cinderellas at Big Dance share common attributes

    Peter Tiernan

    Conditions are ripe for an upset-filled 2008 NCAA Tournament, but how do you spot the Cinderellas? Peter Tiernan takes a look at the top attributes for the underdogs.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  11. Shooting well plays key role in overachieving in recent tourney s...

    Peter Tiernan

    A heavy reliance on 3-pointers and shooting well are important factors in NCAA Tournament overachievement, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2008
  12. Trend filters help narrow champ choice

    Peter Tiernan

    It's likely that 2007 was an upset-less aberration, and we should see a return to some madness this March, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2008
  13. As tourney evolves, so do trends

    Peter Tiernan

    While the NCAA Tournament has been structurally consistent, the game has evolved and so have the trends, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2008
  14. Victory margin plays key role in tourney overachievement

    Peter Tiernan

    Predicting tourney overachievement comes down to a few attributes. Peter Tiernan examines which ones can best help you win your pool.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2008
  15. 2008 will likely see the return of upsets

    Peter Tiernan

    It's likely that 2007 was an upset-less aberration and we should see a return to some madness this March, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  16. Defensive efficiency, Pythag are key tourney predictors

    Peter Tiernan

    Tempo-free stats, particularly Pythag winning percentage and defensive efficiency, are key factors to consider in identifying deep tourney advancers, writes Peter Tiernan.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2008