Soft Pretzel Logic - NCAA Tournament

More than just basketball

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I mentioned over the weekend how cool the first Thursday and Friday of the NCAA Tournament are, and how wild the Selection Show is. But the... Read more

Projecting the East Region

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Each year, I go through all four regions and explain my pick for each game. Here’s my breakdown of the East Region. First round 1.... Read more

Local broadcast schedule for Thursday's games

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KYW has released its schedule of game broadcasts for Thursday, the first day of the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 12:30 p.m.: 2. Villanova... Read more

Fran Dunphy's record against his former assistants

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Mea culpa. I have been told many times many people that Fran Dunphy has never lost to any of his assistants. I was as convinced that it is... Read more

You vs. Me

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I am well aware that many of you think I have no idea what I'm talking about. And as happens every year, you now have the chance to prove it... Read more

Live blog: NCAA Tournament Selection Show

We like to say that the first Thursday and Friday of the NCAA Tournament are the best days of the year in sports. But for many college basketball... Read more

CBS, NCAA execs discuss NCAA Tournament's future

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NEW YORK - CBS' NCAA Tournament media day is important in and of itself. But yesterday's event was an even bigger deal than usual, because... Read more

The business of college basketball

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During my interview with Joe Lunardi on Saturday, one of the topics we discussed was potential expansion of the NCAA Tournament. Lunardi's... Read more

Should the NCAA Tournament expand?

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The big news of the day is word that the NCAA is ready to expand its men's basketball tournament. Sports Business Journal and the blog Sports... Read more

The top 10 local college basketball games of 2009

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Over the next few days, you're going to see all kinds of year-in-review lists here on I'm getting the ball rolling with what I... Read more