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  1. The most likely teams to pull upsets

    Peter Keating

    We have briefed you on our forensic methods, and we have whetted your appetite for the blood of Goliaths. Now it's time to break out the spreadsheets and see which teams actually rate as the likeliest Davids in this year's NCAA field. H...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  2. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - The most likely teams to pull u...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating presents the list of most likely Giant Killers -- teams capable of pulling surprising NCAA upsets -- for the 2012 tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  3. Jamie Skeen leads All-GK team

    Peter Keating

    With just one game left in the NCAA tournament, we've got just two big tasks left here at GK Central. One is to figure out what lessons to draw for our Giant Killers statistical model from this year's games, and for that, we will wait ...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  4. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: The 2011 All-GK team

    Peter Keating

    VCU, Richmond and Morehead State made it a big year for Giant Killers. Peter Keating highlights the players most responsible for this year's upsets.

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2011
  5. A Sweet 16 upset for Richmond?

    Peter Keating

    Last things first: We are now accepting nominations for the 2011 All-Giant Killers team. To be eligible, an athlete has to have played for a potential or actual Killer in this year's NCAA tournament. That's it. (If you need a refresher, che...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  6. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Richmond Spiders' Sweet 16 shot...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating discusses the upset chances of the Richmond Spiders when they take on the Kansas Jayhawks in the Sweet 16. Looking back at past Killers, Richmond doesn't bear much resemblance, but the upset-minded VCU Rams sure do.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  7. Utah State squandered its upset shot

    Peter Keating

    Our Giant Killers statistical model projected three teams as best bets to pull off big upsets in the NCAA tournament, and on Thursday, all three went into action. The result: one win and two losses, plus one surprise. In most of the cases, the lesson...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Lessons from Day 1 of the Dance...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating discusses why the Utah State Aggies played their way out of their upset shot by playing too close to the vest in Thursday's game against Kansas State.

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  9. Where No. 1 seeds face trouble

    Peter Keating

    So far this week in Giant Killers, we have been taking deep looks at matchups that could yield big upsets in what we now call the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament (the field of 68 and the field of 64). But there are potential Killers lurking i...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: A look at how No. 1 seeds would...

    Peter Keating

    While the Giant Killers tend to thrive in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the metrics hold all the way through the end, and the second round offers a lot of intrigue. Namely, there are some tough games ahead for No. 1 seeds.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  11. Giant Killers: Likeliest first-round upsets

    Peter Keating

    Selection Sunday resurrected a couple of Giant Killers and set up a series of early NCAA matchups with exciting potential for deep underdogs. Here's how it went down and a first look at the top five (or six) bets for early upsets in the NCAA tou...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  12. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: An early look at the likeliest ...

    Peter Keating

    Every year, Giant Killers calculates the likeliest upsets throughout the NCAA tournament. And although the seeding this year had the Giant Killers crew worried, some upsets are on the horizon nonetheless. Here are the top five early upsets to look for.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2011
  13. Top 10 Giants who could be upset early

    Peter Keating

    After giving you the lowdown Thursday on the most likely teams to pull off upsets against the big boys, we're now moving on to which Giants are candidates for first-round losses and which look safe, according to our statistical model. (What&#039...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  14. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Vanderbilt Commodores, Arizona ...

    Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team ranks the 10 Goliaths who are most likely to fall victim to an early-round upset, while also providing a list of the least vulnerable teams. Find out if your team is on upset alert.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  15. The top 10 bets for NCAA tourney upsets

    Peter Keating

    Without any further ado, here are the top 10 potential Giant Killers, based on our statistical model's ratings. Some already have tickets to the Big Dance, while others are still working their way through conference championships. In the latter ...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  16. NCAA tournament -- Top 10 Giant Killers: Belmont Bruins most like...

    Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team ranks the 10 little guys most likely to pull off an upset of a top team in this tournament, with the Belmont Bruins coming in at the No. 1 spot. See who else has a shot to slay Goliath.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2011