Half of Basketball

I'm not a "bracketologist," which seems like both an easy and difficult thing to do. Easy because you get to make about 100 different predictions as the season goes along, and for most of those, no one cares about answers that turn out to be "wrong." Also easy because by »

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There's Enough Stuff Already

We're nearly halfway into the Big Ten season, which means it's getting to the point where things feel "real." Like, hey, Rutgers is actually pretty decent! Illinois has figured out its defense! The early-season breakout players have transitioned into just breakout players. And some teams that impressed early—say, Georgia— »

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"Where's Micah?" and Other Thoughts

After a 20-month absence from college basketball, Micah Potter finally suited up for Wisconsin after transferring from Ohio State. His time with the Buckeyes was mostly uneventful. He was efficient—making 54 percent of his 2s and 33 percent of his 3s in Columbus, all with a low turnover rate. »

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Wisconsin 19-20 Season Preview

Last year was a big bounce back season for the Badgers. After failing to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time in nearly 20 years, Greg Gard led his team to 23 wins and a 5-seed. Although the team was not, on the whole, experienced, it did include do-everything »

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Rutgers 19-20 Season Preview

Since Steve Pikiell took the job in 2016, two things have remained constant—every year, Rutgers gets better, and every offseason, Rutgers loses one of its best players early. First it was Nigel Johnson, who transferred to Virginia. Then Corey Sanders turned pro. This past offseason, Eugene Omoruyi opted to »

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