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  1. Nightmare matchups for top teams

    Peter Keating

    With just a few hours to go until the NCAA selection committee announces its tournament picks, it's time to start thinking not just about who is going to make it to the Big Dance but about what matchups they might face. That makes this the perfect op...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  2. 2014s most likely Cinderellas

    Peter Keating

    From regular-season conference leaders such as Green Bay, Iona and Vermont, to long shots with slingshots such as Denver and St. Mary's, we have already seen all kinds of Giant Killers swallowed by the gaping maw of championship week. What potential ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  3. Top conference tourneys for Giant Killers

    Peter Keating

    Harvard beat Yale, 70-58, on Friday night, clinching the first berth in this year's NCAA tournament and setting off riotous celebrations from Quincy House to the Quad. But you didn't find us leaving GK Central to party at Bartley's, Grendel's or any ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  4. Top potential Giant Killers in C-USA

    Peter Keating

    When the 2014 NCAA tournament arrives, what are the odds we will see plenty of upsets? More than nearly anyone realizes, the answer to that question will be determined over the next couple of weeks by a handful of games in places such as Hattiesburg,...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  5. Tourney's top early upset candidates

    Peter Keating

    As we embark on our ninth annual search for big NCAA tournament upsets, an unfortunate reality is staring out from our spreadsheets: There just aren't many promising Giant Killers in the mid-majors this season, and even fewer are leading their confer...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  6. Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown part of the 2013 All-Giant Ki...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating provides his list of the All-Giant Killers team. Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown is among the recipients, having been an integral member of the Eagles' Sweet 16 team.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  7. Shockers best Cinderella since '85?

    Peter Keating

    In an NCAA tournament full of surprises, here's one more Shocker: Wichita State is the best Giant Killer to make a deep run in the tourney since we've been tracking underdogs, and maybe the best since Villanova won a miracle championship in...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  8. 2013 NCAA tournament - Wichita State is one of best Cinderella Fi...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating breaks down how Wichita State has amped up its Giant-Killing qualities during its NCAA tournament run, and writes that the Shockers may be the best underdog to make the Final Four since the 1985 Villanova team that won the national title.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  9. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Upset odds for Sweet 16 ga...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating breaks down the upset odds surrounding the two Sweet 16 games with Giant Killing implications. Although Oregon has a small shot at spoiling Louisville's tournament, things don't look so good for Florida Gulf Coast versus Florida.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  10. 2013 NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Upset odds for Sunday game...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating provides upset odds for Sunday's round of 32 games, looking at the likelihood that Miami, Kansas, Duke and the other favorites will lose.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  11. Why Georgetown is worst 'Giant' ever

    Peter Keating

    If Florida Gulf Coast is Cinderella, does that make <a href="Georgetown Anastasia or Drizella? The Hoyas have all spring and summer to choose, because, like Cinderella's stepsisters, they won't be wearing a glass slipper anytime soo...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  12. 2013 NCAA tournament - Why Georgetown is worst Giant ever - Colle...

    Peter Keating

    Following Florida Gulf Coast's upset win over Georgetown, Peter Keating explains why the Hoyas are the worst Giant of all time, and looks at FGCU's upset odds against San Diego State in the Round of 32.

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  13. NBA GMs should go mad for the breakout stars of the NCAA tourname...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that just like the rest of us, NBA GMs go crazy over breakout stars of the NCAA tournament. But they're not wrong to lose their minds.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  14. Is VCU the best Giant Killer ever?

    Peter Keating

    If the bracketological consensus of the moment is correct, the Virginia Commonwealth Rams are headed for a No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament. And here at GK Central, we can't help feeling that's a case of a talented underdog getting too fam...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Are the VCU Rams the best Giant Killer ever? - College Basketball...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating writes that this season's VCU team could have the highest Giant-Killing potential in recent history, but they are good enough that they might be favored in their early tourney matchups. Plus, a look at the Atlantic 10 tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  16. Top teams that are vulnerable to upsets

    Peter Keating

    Ahhhhhh. Did you hear that relaxing sigh? It's the top seeds in the NCAA tournament breathing easier. But not every Giant can afford to kick off its sneakers. First, the good news for Goliaths: The past 96 hours have been brutal to would-be Dav...

    Blog | March 13, 2013