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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Goliaths beware! We're baaaack ...

    Peter Keating

    As we launch the sixth edition of Giant Killers, we'd like to welcome you back to another hunt for shocking NCAA upsets and guide you through the methods to our March Madness. So if you're wondering what Giant Killers are and how we fin...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  12. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: Identifying potential upsets in...

    Peter Keating

    Giant Killers returns for its sixth season, providing in-depth projections on the most likely NCAA tournament upsets.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  13. Giant Killers: Upset spotting in the NCAA tournament with our pre...

    Peter Keating

    Everyone has an eye for Cinderella. But does everyone have a formula? Peter Keating and ESPN Insider's Giant Killers team do. See how they spot NCAA tournament upsets before they happen.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  14. 2011 NCAA Tournament: The return of Giant Killers

    Peter Keating

    Giant Killers is back for its sixth year. If you're not reading the Giant Killers blog, you're not serious about winning your tourney pool.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  15. The state of the model

    Peter Keating

    It doesn't get much more heart-stopping around GK Central than it was during the final moments of Saturday's Murray State-Butler game, when the Racers stormed back against the Bulldogs but failed to get a final shot off and lost by two poin...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  16. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers: Examining upset picks

    Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers team takes a look at how its upset picks panned out and then examines where the model can improve going forward. And with Cornell and Saint Mary's still alive, the work isn't finished yet.

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2010