The Sweet Sixteen is here! Eight games, all between teams that have the talent or the magic to work their way to the Elite Eight or Final Four. This is the weekend that separates the championship contenders from the cute Cinderella stories. Here’s how all eight games will be decided.Read more "Quick Keys to All Eight Games in the Sweet Sixteen"
Looking for the matchups that can swing a game in Friday and Saturday’s first round action? These four should be hinge points in close games.Read more "The Most Important Individual Match-ups of the First Round of the NCAA Tournament"
Why Michigan, Iowa, and Oklahoma State worry me heading into the Big Dance….Read more "The Highly Ranked March Madness Teams to Worry About"
The best contest in the world returns from the dead for another year!Read more "The 2021 Palestra Back Fantasy Shootout"
All the March Madness content you need, all month long!Read more "2021 Palestra Back’s Constantly Updating March Madness Headquarters"
March is here. Which players, coaches, and programs have the most on the line?Read more "The Players and Coaches with the Most to Gain During March Madness"
Let’s open up the mailbag for your best question(s) about March Madness!Read more "A Pre-March Madness One Question Mailbag: Looking for Cinderellas to Make a Run"
Yes, Iowa’s Luka Garza is very good. But let’s not rush to award him Player of the Year just yet.Read more "Are We Positive Luka Garza Should Win National Player of the Year?"
Gonzaga and Baylor are performing off-the-charts analytically. How does that place them in recent history? What does it mean for their chances in March?Read more "Placing Gonzaga and Baylor into Historical Context Helps Us Find Our 2021 National Champion"
So you haven’t been watching basketball this season? That’s OK. Let’s recap so you’re ready by March.Read more "The Casual Fan’s Welcome Guide to the 2020-21 College Basketball Season"