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  1. Most likely NCAA tourney upset victims

    Jordan Brenner

    Back at my college paper, in the days between Selection Sunday and the first NCAA tournament game, we used to produce regional previews. It was largely a vanity exercise -- a chance to write about something other than track or lacrosse -- but we were...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Should Syracuse fear a tourney upset?

    Jordan Brenner

    You could see it coming. Each escape -- increasingly narrow -- felt like a harbinger of a greater collapse to come. And sure enough, at home against a 6-19 squad, Syracuse blew a 13-point lead in the second half to fall to Boston College on Wednesday...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  4. Boise State Broncos among top Cinderella candidates for next seas...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner provides his list of top Cinderella candidates for next season. Boise State, which returns most of its rotation, should once again be an upset threat.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  5. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Upset odds for Saturday ga...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner breaks down the upset odds surrounding Saturday's round of 32 games in the NCAA tournament. While Oregon has a legitimate shot to upset Saint Louis, Cal's chances of spoiling Syracuse's tourney run are slim.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  6. VCU Rams top list of best Giant Killers - College Basketball

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner provides his ranking of the top 10 potential Giant Killers. VCU continues to possess the best chance to upset in the NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  7. Will the Mountain West Conference have success in this year's NCA...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner takes a look at why the Mountain West Conference could again have trouble in the NCAA tournament this year, although they do have a few teams capable of pulling off upsets.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  8. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Players who could cause upsets

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner provides a list of the mid-major players who will play the most pivotal roles in their teams' chances of upsetting the elite.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2012
  9. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Why Harvard will have tough tim...

    Jordan Brenner

    When it comes to pulling off tournament upsets, it's not always the best mid-majors that get the job done, but instead more volatile teams that can exploit certain advantages (see: VCU, 2011). That's bad news for steadier mid-majors like Harvard.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  10. Giant Killers - VCU provides blueprint on how to spot NCAA tourna...

    Jordan Brenner

    Giant Killers returns in search of upcoming upsets in the 2012 tournament. In order to look forward, ESPN The Mag looks back at VCU's run to see how the Rams ran to the Final Four and which underdogs could beat the odds this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  11. 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