NCAA Tournament Narratives: Defense Wins Championship

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The following is part of a series of NCAA tournament posts. You can find the intro to the series here.   Narrative: Defense wins championships.   In order to win a basketball game, you simply have to score more points than the other team. You do this through the combination of offense and defense. Some… Read more »

NCAA Tournament Narratives: March Momentum

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The following is part of a series of NCAA tournament posts. You can find the intro to the series here.   Narrative: Late season results are more important than early season.   Teams around the country are going to get “hot” every March. That’s just the nature of the single elimination conference tournament. One team… Read more »

NCAA Tournament Narratives: Road Wins

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The following is part of a series of NCAA tournament posts. You can find the intro to the series here.   Narrative: Road results are more important than home results.   If you go back to the intro post, I mentioned how an NCAA tournament game isn’t completely equal to a regular season game. Sometimes… Read more »

NCAA Tournament Narratives: Introduction

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When I was younger, long before I divided my points by possessions, I remember a particular Sports Illustrated for Kids article about the NCAA tournament catching my eye. The article was something along the lines of: “10 things to remember when filling out your bracket”. The article was clearly effective, I remember even saving it… Read more »