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  1. Arizona's path to Pac-12 title not easy

    Myron Medcalf

    The significance of Stanford's critical 74-71 overtime win at No. 9 Texas on Tuesday night is bigger than the Cardinal's Selection Sunday experience or their improvement (3-1 in their past four games) since that whacky 15-point loss to DePaul, a team...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  2. Look back, look ahead: SEC

    Myron Medcalf

    Somehow, the SEC was the nation's most disappointing and successful conference in 2013-14. After a mad dash to Selection Sunday, LSU, Arkansas, Ole Miss and Missouri failed to earn invites to the NCAA tournament. The three SEC programs that did, h...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  3. Reseeding the Sweet 16 of the men's NCAA basketball tournament fi...

    Myron Medcalf

    Myron Medcalf reseeds the Sweet 16 field based on how each team has played in the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  4. Region Preview: Midwest

    Myron Medcalf

    The selection committee might have wrestled with an expected dilemma as it deliberated Wichita State's final position in the bracket. The undefeated Shockers beat every team they faced this season, but their weak schedule didn't match the gauntlets t...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  5. Weekend Picks: Syracuse over Duke?

    Myron Medcalf

    The games will mean more as Selection Sunday approaches. But the games also make less sense now, right? Northwestern over Wisconsin? Texas in the hunt for the Big 12 title? Utah putting up a fight against No. 1 Arizona? Anything can happen. ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  6. Weekend Picks: Don't mess with Texas?

    Myron Medcalf

    Can't believe it's already late January. Selection Sunday is coming. The national scene is beginning to take shape. Last Saturday was proof. Kansas dismissed Oklahoma State with ease. Syracuse outplayed a good Pitt team down the stretch in the ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  7. Weekend Homework: Vols need quality W's

    Myron Medcalf

    Last season, Tennessee put together a strong run in the second half of SEC play, which placed the program on the bubble. On Selection Sunday, however, the Vols were disappointed. They didn't have enough signature nonconference victories and they'd...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  8. 2013 NCAA tournament - How the selection committee would reseed t...

    Myron Medcalf

    If the selection committee could go back and reseed the Sweet 16 teams, based on how they've performed so far in the NCAA tournament, what would the redesigned field look like? Myron Medcalf takes a crack at it.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  9. 10 bold predictions about the tournament

    Myron Medcalf

    We've had a few hours to analyze the bracket. So many tough calls to make. No need to waste time, though. Here are a few bold predictions for the 2013 installment of the NCAA tournament. Kansas will not reach Atlanta -- The Jayhawks are certainly...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  10. Top Ten Thursday: Best coaching hires

    Myron Medcalf

    The coaching carousel hasn't come to a complete halt yet. But the bulk of the maneuvering has concluded. Some great moves. Some questionable hires. A few "Huh, really?" selections, too. But these rankings are not just about the head coaches. They'...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. Northwestern isn't a tournament team

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- On Thursday night, the Northwestern Wildcats didn't talk like an NCAA tournament team. They didn't look like one, either. Somewhere within the vicinity of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the NCAA selection committee will finalize its ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  12. Saddle Up: Will VCU and Drexel dance?

    Myron Medcalf

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best college hoops action. VCU vs. Drexel, CAA final in Richmond, Va., 7 p.m. ET on ESPN/ Will the CAA be a multiple-bid league on Selection Sunday? Tonight's conference tournament title...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  13. Medcalf's Musings: This is the norm

    Myron Medcalf

    It all starts in November, not March. Long before the office pools and Selection Sunday chatter commence, college basketball dazzles devoted followers for four months. And unfortunately, a multitude of casual spectators don't show up for the pl...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  14. The Hype on crying in basketball, mid-major bids and officials - ...

    Myron Medcalf

    Why it's OK to cry it out, why mid-majors deserve respect (and bids) and why officials need to calm down ... all in this week's Hype Machine.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  15. The Hype: Duke-UNC disappointment

    Myron Medcalf

    Judging by the buzz, the Hype Machine assumed Selection Sunday was just days away, not four weeks from Sunday. The hype has reached stunning levels, and we still have an entire month to go. One program wonders what it's going to do if its star's s...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  16. The Hype Machine on Tim Hardaway Jr.'s slump, North Carolina-Duke...

    Myron Medcalf

    The Hype Machine on Tim Hardaway Jr.'s slump, the status of North Carolina-Duke and why Creighton's Doug McDermott needs help.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012