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  • Blog Post: POISON IVY

    By Marc Lawrence With the college basketball season now in full conference swing, let's examine a handicapping theory that yields a much better return on your investment than the banks these days. It deals with teams playing back-to-back days without rest during the regular season. For the...
  • Blog Post: College Basketball's Last Home Games...

    Rounding Third and Heading Home By Marc Lawrence In the blink of an eye the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament will begin its annual pulse-pounding extravaganza. In all likelihood hearts will be broken, a new champion crowned, and memories of upsets and game-winning shots will leave the court in assured...
  • Blog Post: Rounding Third and Heading Home...CBB's Last Home Games

    By Marc Lawrence In the blink of an eye the 2010 NCAA Basketball Tournament will begin its annual pulse-pounding extravaganza. In all likelihood hearts will be broken, a new champion crowned, and memories of upsets and game-winning shots will leave the court in assured dramatic fashion when the 'Big...
  • Blog Post: ACC TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: Duke, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Clemson THE WAY WE SEE IT: DUKE will be looking to advance to the title game for the 11th time in 14 years (6-3-1 ATS playing for the cheese) and defend their ACC crown (beat FSU last year). The good news for the Blue Devils...
  • Blog Post: PAC 10 TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: California, Arizona State, Washington and USC THE WAY WE SEE IT: In the eight-year history of this tournament, there have been six different winners. CALIFORNIA isn't one of them. Could this be the Bears' turn? Cal was one-and-done last year...
  • Blog Post: BIG 10 TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: Ohio State, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Purdue THE WAY WE SEE IT: With five returning starters and conference MVP Evan Turner hitting on cylinders, OHIO STATE appears poised to improve on last year's runner-up finish. Led by a smothering defense that...
  • Blog Post: HOME AND AWAY DICHOTOMIES...Know Where Your Team Performs Best

    By Marc Lawrence With the 2009-10 College Hoops regular season entering the month before the Big Dance, it's important to get a pulse on how teams are performing both at home and on the road this campaign. While there is no certainty that teams will continue to either over-or-under achieve...
  • Blog Post: SITTING ON THE BUBBLE...9 Teams To Watch

    By Marc Lawrence Get your dancing shoes out. With just three weeks remaining in the regular season portion of the 2009-10 college basketball campaign talk of the NCAA Tournament becomes more and more a matter of serious discussion. For teams that are sitting ‘on the bubble' it becomes crunch...
  • Blog Post: NCAA ROUND UP...Sweet 16 Round Games

    By Marc Lawrence There is nothing sweeter this time of the year than being alive in the NCAA Tournament. For those teams that survived the opening two rounds of this main event it's on to the Sweet 16 and, hopefully, the Elite 8 this weekend. From the 2010 PLAYBOOK NCAA Sweet 16 Tournament...
  • Blog Post: SEC TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Tennessee and Mississippi State THE WAY WE SEE IT: KENTUCKY enters as the No. 1 seed for the first time since 2005 and we'll look for them to continue their dominant play in this event. Since 1992, the Wildcats are 38-8 SU and...
  • Blog Post: Big East Tournament Preview

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: Syracuse, Villanova, West Virginia and Pittsburgh THE WAY WE SEE IT: The Mecca of basketball should once again witness another competitive, exciting Big East tourney. SYRACUSE lost to Louisville in last year's title game and the top-ranked Orange...
  • Blog Post: BIG 12 TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

    By Marc Lawrence PROJECTED FINAL FOUR: Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri and Texas THE WAY WE SEE IT: The NCAA committee will probably hand out invitations to seven Big 12 schools, but can any of them be trusted in this event? KANSAS does arrive with some gaudy offensive and defensive numbers...
  • Blog Post: NCAA ROUND UP…the Final Four

    By Marc Lawrence It’s onward to Indianapolis for the Final Four games. To put the wraps on the 2010 NCAA Tournament, listed below are some interesting trends and angles to consider before our Fab Four takes a final spin in Circle City this weekend. All results listed below are ATS (Against The Spread...
  • Blog Post: NCAA ROUND UP…Opening Round Games

    By Marc Lawrence The 2010 NCAA Tournament has arrived and with it once final chance to pad our bankrolls for the season. To make that shining moment happen, let’s take a look at how teams in this event have fared most recently in the past. NCAA TOURNEY – MOST RECENT TRENDS • #1 Seeds are 76-0 SU...
  • Blog Post: RUSTY HOME DOGS

    Too Much Rest Makes Rust By Marc Lawrence Generally speaking, the first rule most good handicappers look to apply is seeking out live dogs that have a realistic shot at winning the game. That's because three things can happen when you bet on an underdog - and two of them are good. There...
  • Blog Post: SWEET 16 RETURNEES... Buyer Beware

    By Marc Lawrence With the 2011 NCAA Tournament entering the SWEET 16 round, let's take a different perspective in analyzing the teams that have arrived. It pertains specifically to teams that are returning to the SWEET 16 for the second straight year. Do they perform like a team with experience...
  • Blog Post: BUBBLE TROUBLE...Making The Final Cut

    By Marc Lawrence Get your dancing shoes out. With just two weeks remaining to the start of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, teams sitting on the outside looking in are now - more than ever - sweating their bubbles off. For the legitimate teams who find themselves sitting ‘on the tournament bubble'...