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Dillian Whyte is the big winner after fantastic heavyweight month of March The best month for heavyweight boxing in 35 years has passed without a shakeup in the rankings as just about every favored fighter came out on top: Yesterday... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at SportsRatings: Boxing/MMA
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Michigan plays a slow tempo—will the game be played at that tempo, or the more moderate 'Nova tempo? Interestingly Villanova's tempo on offense is pretty slow, while... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: The argument against Villanova is often: what if they go cold shooting threes? That was answered against Texas Tech, when they won despite making only 4 of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: The 11-seeds that have made it here before lost by 11, 15, and 8 points; 10-seed Syracuse only lost by 17 points in 2016. The 8-point loss... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Will Duke's amazing new zone defense trip up the Jayhawks? Probably not at all. Kansas has one of the best offenses in the country, and it can... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Texas Tech finally raised their game against Purdue—or did the Boilermakers finally have a bad game due to Isaac Haas being out? Whatever the reason, Texas Tech... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Gonzaga couldn't deal with Florida State's aggressive, athletic play. But Michigan under John Beilein has always rose to the challenge of facing physical, attacking teams. Both teams... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: It's no secret what both these teams are going to do: take their time on offense while stifling the other team on the defensive end. The result... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Isaac Haas is still trying to get back for Purdue, hoping to find a brace that works and is acceptable to the NCAA, but at this point... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Both teams are fairly volatile. Villanova is less consistent than most teams because they shoot so many threes. West Virginia's volatility comes from their defense, a full... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Kansas has been tepid so far, beating 16-seed Penn by 6 and Seton Hall by 4. Meanwhile Clemson just beat 4-seed Auburn by 31 in a game... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: The main difference between the teams is probably hunger: though Gonzaga wants to win the title that they almost reached last year, will they have that hunger... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Kentucky has been playing very well lately; K-State has been hit and miss. UK is about 11 points better than Kansas State over the last 5 games;... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Which is better: momentum from a huge, season-defining win? Or playing consistently well for a month? If it's the former, Texas A&M should win the game. Their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Why does Nevada keep falling behind, big? The answer must be their poor defense. How do they keep coming back, against great defenses? Obviously their offense is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: The Herd are one of the faster teams out there, and they can score. But West Virginia's offense is much more efficient, and their defense is a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Florida State showed against Missouri that they can score in droves, and even when the starters don't reach double figures, they find reserves who can. They survived... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: There's really no way to analyze what UMBC accomplished, nor any way to tell whether it will continue. Obviously if they play like that again, they'll smoke... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Since Clemson lost Donte Grantham they've been about 1.2 points worse. Auburn has played 6 games since losing Anfernee McLemore, and since that they've been 5.9 points... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: Nevada nearly lost to Texas—in fact, they got lucky that the Longhorns started visibly celebrating in the first half and didn't take care of business in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
All previews: click here for the full 2018 NCAA tournament schedule Game Analysis: North Carolina should be a solid favorite, especially since they are playing close to home, in-state in Charlotte. But also remember that Wofford beat them in their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at SportsRatings: College Basketball