NCAA tournament selections explainedNorwich in the first round? Yep, and it makes sense. And we explain why that's the case and also tackle a handful of other questions generated by Monday morning's NCAA tournament selections, in this, our annual attempt to answer all of them in one fell swoop. Photo: Norwich Athletics
The Road to Utica: Men's Bracketology, Final ProjectionSeven of this year's 12 teams are known, but there are still five at-large bids up for grabs. Who's in, who's out, and who will be playing where and win? In this season's final edition, we implement the NCAA selection process as best we can in attempt to find out... Photo: Hans Gulset
The Road to Utica: Men's Bracketology, Take IIIThe third set of NCAA regional rankings are out and between those and last weekend's results it led to our most challenging edition of the year. The new East rankings have led to new Pool C comparisons, and suffice to say...things are getting a little tight. Photo: Hans Gulset
The Road to Utica: Men's Bracketology, Take IIThe second set of NCAA regional rankings are out and between those and last weekend's results the current NCAA picture has shifted a bit. How so? Take a read as we delve into our second edition of Men's Bracketogy where we admit...we don't like our conclusions. Photo: Hans Gulset
The Road to Utica: Men's Bracketology, Take ITuesday's debut regional rankings offered a few moderate surprises, but did any of them yield any surprise NCAA tournament entrants in our first crack at Bracketology? Find out as we take our first stab at projecting the field. Photo: Hans Gulset
Tournament selections explainedA perceived snub in Plattsburgh, a potentially curious women's bracket, and a peculiar but not unprecedented hosting dilemma out West. Blowback from this year's selections was light, but we again make our annual effort to explain it all... Photo: Plattsburgh State Athletics
The Road to Placid: Men's Bracketology, Final ProjectionTrinity has won the right to defend its title and six others have punched their NCAA tickets. Four spots remain up for grabs, which means its time to break down the who, where and why as we offer up this year's final bracket projection. Photo: d3photography.com
At the eleventh hour...As the wee hours of the morning tick by, Championship Saturday is here, which means it's time for Ray Biggs and Matthew Webb to discuss some of their thoughts on the day that lies ahead. Photo: Saint John's Athletics
The Road to Placid: Men's Bracketology, Take IIIWilliams finds itself in the Pool C mix for the first time. What does this mean for the Ephs and others? Turns out we don't bother finding out, but read our second-to-last edition to find out why... Photo: Ryan Coleman for d3photography.com
The Road to Placid: Men's Bracketology, Take IIWill Trinity's fall to fourth in this week's regional rankings keep the defending national champs out of our projected field? Round two of our exclusive Bracketology examines that and more... Photo: Ryan Coleman for d3photography.com
The Road to Placid: Men's Bracketology, Take ITuesday's regional rankings offered a handful of surprises, but did they yield any surprise NCAA entrants in our first crack at Bracketology? Find out as we take our first stab at projecting the field. Photo: Buffalo State Athletics
The Road to Placid: The men's selection processRead it, learn it, know it. The first public NCAA Regional Rankings, and thus our first look at Bracketology, are just a week away so here's our breakdown of the selection process for the 2016 Men's NCAA tournament.
Will parity strike midnight?On the eve of the 2015 NCAA tournaments we ponder why we rarely if ever see NCAA tournament shockers -- and whether maybe, just maybe, 2015 might be the year.
Tournament selections explainedPlattsburgh hosts? Trinity in the first round? Oswego/Hobart in the first round? St. Norbert/Eau Claire/River Falls stay home? Yes to all...and all can be easily explained...
The Road to Ridder: The selection processRead it, learn it, know it. The first public NCAA Regional Rankings, and our Bracketology, are just a week away so here's our annual look at the men's NCAA selection process.
A letter from the (former) editorWith the season less than 24 hours away, former managing editor Matthew Webb takes care of one final piece of offseason housekeeping.
Tournament selections explainedAs always the selections created some questions. In our annual selection breakdown we try to answer the most common themes we've heard or been asked over the past 48 hours.
Cinderellas, seniors & scenariosIn a late season Around the Nation, we talk Cinderellas, how rare it is for seniors to go out on top, and highlight some things to look for in this week's NCAA rankings.
The road to Lewiston: Men's BracketologyTuesday's release of the NCAA Regional Rankings means it's time for our debut Men's Bracketology. Much has been learned, but tread lightly...as it's highly subject to change.
The Road to Lewiston: The selection processRead it, learn it, know it. With the first public regional rankings a week away, brush up on this year's men's selection process as it features some changes from years past.
Top ten stories of 2012With the second semester set to heat up for good, Around the Nation takes one final look back at the year that was.