Soft Pretzel Logic - Penn State

Welcome to Championship Week

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We have reached the greatest time of year for college basketball fans. March Madness has not truly arrived yet, but Championship Week is the... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 shot of the year?

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This post was originally going to be about the great display of Fran Dunphy offense that Temple put on against St. Joe's tonight at the Liacouras... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 Week 16: Square Edition

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I picked a heck of a time to get sick. Sore throat, runny nose, general sense of grogginess while sitting at my desk attempting to run the... Read more

Welcome to The Big Dance

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Tonight, I'm unveiling something on the blog that I've wanted to do for a long time. If you take a look at the right rail, you'll see a new... Read more

Serving statistics and a look ahead

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Time for another compilation of data from Basketball State's NCAA Tournament teamsheets. Before we start, though, I think it's worth taking... Read more

Schuylkill 16 Poll Week 15: Star Trek Edition

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I was thinking about starting this off with a joke about being a day late and a dollar short, but as you've all probably seen by now this isn't... Read more

Going deep with the RPI

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Not long after I put together those tables of NCAA Selection Committee team sheet data last week, I realized that those numbers merited more... Read more

Penn State 38, Illinois 33

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Consider the box score from Penn State's 38-33 upset win in Champaign. (No, it is not a football box score, though it may resemble one in some... Read more

Schuylkill 16 Poll Week 14: More ballot-box stuffing

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The headline of the post isn't actually about this week's rankings but about another poll relating to local college basketball. The Washington... Read more

Schuylkill 16 Poll Week 13: Earning stripes

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Before we get to the rankings, we've arrived at the Fantasy HORSE Invitational championship game. It pits Kentucky's Jodie Meeks against Temple's... Read more