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  1. Teams most vulnerable to upsets

    Peter Keating

    With bracketological debates reaching a fever pitch, here are the nation's 10 most vulnerable Giants, as projected by our 2012 Giant Killers statistical model. A few reminders: A Giant Killer is any team that beats an NCAA tournament opponent s...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  2. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers - Teams most vulnerable to upsets...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating presents the list of the "Giants" most likely to be upset in this year's NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Mailbag: The past success of Giant Killers

    Peter Keating

    As full slates of NCAA tournament games finally get under way, we thought this would be a good time to put together some last-minute Giant Killer ideas and respond to questions from you, our loyal readers. On a few occasions, we've engaged in th...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  6. NCAA tournament -- Giant Killers: The past success of GK's upset ...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating fields questions from the GK mailbag, foremost among them a query on the past success of each game mentioned in previous seasons of Giant Killers.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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