Getting in at the wire. Here are the picks for Saturday after a strong Round 1. Notre Dame + 2 1/2 West Virginia Wisconsin + 6 Villanova Northwestern + 11 Gonzaga Xavier + 7 Florida State Middle Tennessee St + 3 Butler Arizona – 6 St. Mary’s CA Virginia + 2 Florida Iowa State – […]

I won’t do a big preamble here. We went 11-4-1 on Thursday. Let’s follow it up with another big day. Michigan -3 Oklahoma State Seton Hall +1 Arkansas SMU -6 1/2 USC Louisville -19 1/2 Jacksonville St Michigan State +2 1/2 Miami Duke -20 Troy Wichita St -6. Dayton Kansas -23 1/2 UC Davis Kentucky […]

Lock and load. The countdown clock is quickly ticking toward zero. And I’m in from the opening tip through the championship game. Sure, my attention will turn to Salt Lake City and the first-round matchup between my beloved Northwestern Wildcats and the Vanderbilt Commodores. Now I want to start singing “Easy” or one of the […]

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Perhaps Ben Howland is just angry that he missed Prince, The Smashing Pumpkins or The Afghan Whigs/Usher mash at SXSW this past week? Howland was none too pleased that the Pac-12 champion Bruins failed to be slotted into the San Jose bracket. Instead, the No. 6 seeded Bruins will travel to Austin, Texas to take […]

It’s been an interesting two weeks across this sporting landscape. We celebrated that annual rite of spring, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (You didn’t think I was going to say Major League Baseball spring training, did you?) The NFL calendar year started with a flurry of activity and big-dollar contracts. I’ll forgo the laundry list […]

Harmon & Halpin break down the NCAA Men’s Tournament in a special bonus episode of the Fantasy 15. They go region by region and then break out a champion. Check it out here .