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Cheat Sheets 2013

  1. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to Know Saint Louis

    Mar 17, 2013, 3:25 PM EST

    Saint Louis Butler

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Atlantic 10 Coach: Jim Crews Record: 27-6, 13-3 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 17 – RPI: 22 – AP/USA Today: 16/16 Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen has the Billikens as a No. 5-seed in the midwest in his latest bracket projection, but with wins over Butler and VCU…

  2. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know New Mexico State

    Mar 17, 2013, 2:06 AM EST

    Matej Buovac, Drew Charles

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: WAC Coach: Marvin Menzies Record: 24-10, 14-4 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 83 – RPI: 58 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had New Mexico State as a No. 13 seed in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Daniel Mullings (14.0 ppg,…

  3. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Pacific

    Mar 17, 2013, 1:41 AM EST

    Bob Thomason

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Big West Coach: Bob Thomason Record: 22-12, 14-5 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 124 – RPI: 105 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Pacific as a No. 15 seed in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Lorenzo McCloud (11.2 ppg, 4.1…

  4. NCAA tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Louisville

    Mar 16, 2013, 11:38 PM EST

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Louisville

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here Conference: Big East Coach: Rick Pitino Record: 29-5 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 2 – RPI: 3 – AP/USA Today: 4/4 Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Louisville as a No. 1 seed playing in Lexington in Saturday’s bracket projection. Man, that has gotta hurt in Big Blue Nation. Names…

  5. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Montana

    Mar 16, 2013, 11:38 PM EST

    tinkle-wayne

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Big Sky Coach: Wayne Tinkle Record: 25-6, 19-1 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 146 – RPI: 88 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Montana as a No. 15 seed in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Will Cherry (13.7 ppg, 4.3…

  6. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Northwestern State

    Mar 16, 2013, 11:11 PM EST

    Shamir Davis

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here Conference: Southland Coach: Mike McConathy Record: 23-8 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 141 – RPI: 96 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Stephen F. Austin, the league’s No. 1 seed, as a 13 in Saturday’s bracket projection. Northwestern State, having pulled the upset, may drop a…

  7. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know New Mexico

    Mar 16, 2013, 10:45 PM EST

    Mountain West Basketball Tournament - Championship - UNLV v New Mexico

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here Conference: Mountain West Coach: Steve Alford Record: 29-5 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 16 – RPI: 2 – AP/USA Today: 15/14 Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had New Mexico as a No. 2 seed playing dangerous Iowa State in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Kendall Williams (13.5 ppg,…

  8. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Akron

    Mar 16, 2013, 8:44 PM EST

    Keith Dambrot

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here Conference: Mid-American Conference Coach: Keith Dambrot Record: 26-6 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 60 – RPI: 49 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Southern as a No. 13 seed playing Syracuse in the second round in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Zeke Marshall (13.1…

  9. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting To Know: Southern

    Mar 16, 2013, 7:11 PM EST

    Roman Banks

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Southwestern Athletic Conference Coach: Roman Banks Record: 23-9 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 162 – RPI: 49 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Southern as a No. 16 seed playing in one of the First Four in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to…

  10. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know North Carolina A&T

    Mar 16, 2013, 7:02 PM EST

    MEAC NC A T Delaware St Basketball

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coach: Cy Alexander Record: 19-16 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 228 – RPI: 224 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had the then-unknown MEAC champs as locks for a 16 seed in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Adrian Powell (12.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg), Lamont Middleton (12.4 ppg, 2.4…

  11. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Memphis

    Mar 16, 2013, 2:42 PM EST

    Memphis v Xavier

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Conference USA Coach: Josh Pastner Record: 30-4 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 38 – RPI: 15 – AP/USA Today: 20/17 Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Memphis as a No. 9 seed in Saturday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Joe Jackson (13.4 ppg, 4.8 apg),…

  12. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Albany

    Mar 16, 2013, 1:35 PM EST

    Will Brown Albany

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: America East Coach: Will Brown Record: 24-10 (9-7 America East) Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 152 – RPI: 142 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen did not have Albany in his brand new bracket projection Sunday. They will likely fall where many small-conference fall,…

  13. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Bucknell

    Mar 13, 2013, 9:35 PM EST

    Bryce Scott

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Patriot Coach: Dave Paulsen Record: 28-5 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 61 – RPI: 55 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Bucknell as a No. 13 seed in Wednesday’s bracket projection, but they might end up being everyone’s 12-over-5 upset. Names you need…

  14. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Valparaiso

    Mar 12, 2013, 11:13 PM EST

    Ryan Broekhoff

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Horizon Coach: Bryce Drew Record: 26-7, 13-3 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 67 – RPI: 61 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Valparaiso as a No. 13 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Ryan Broekhoff (16.2 ppg, 7.4 rpg),…

  15. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know South Dakota State

    Mar 12, 2013, 11:09 PM EST

    Nate Wolters

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Summit League Coach: Scott Nagy Record: 25-9, 13-3 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 106 – RPI: 77 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had the Jackrabbits as a No. 14 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Nate Wolters (22.5 ppg,…

  16. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know LIU Brooklyn

    Mar 12, 2013, 8:54 PM EST

    LIU Brooklyn

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: NEC Coach: Jack Perri Record: 20-13, 13-6 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 192 – RPI: 180 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had the Blackbirds as a one of the First Four in Dayton in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Jamal Olasewere (19.0 points,…

  17. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Gonzaga

    Mar 12, 2013, 12:24 AM EST

    WCC Basketball Tournament - Championship

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: WCC Coach: Mark Few Record: 31-2, 16-0 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 4 – RPI: 11 – AP/USA Today: 1/1 Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had the Zags as a No. 1 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Kelly Olynyk (17.3 ppg, 7.0…

  18. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Iona

    Mar 11, 2013, 11:15 PM EST

    Tim Cluess

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: MAAC Coach: Tim Cluess Record: 20-13, 11-7 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 97 – RPI: 103 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had the Gaels as a No. 15 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Lamont ‘Momo’ Jones (23.3 ppg,…

  19. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know James Madison

    Mar 11, 2013, 9:26 PM EST

    Richmond James Madison Basketball

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Colonial Coach: Matt Brady Record: 20-14, 11-7 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 188 – RPI: 194 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Northeastern as a No. 16 seed in Monday’s Bracket Projection, and the Huskies have a stronger profile than JMU. It may…

  20. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Western Kentucky

    Mar 11, 2013, 9:24 PM EST

    Ray Harper, Brandon Harris

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Sun Belt Coach: Ray Harper Record: 20-15, 10-10 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 183 – RPI: 167 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Western Kentucky as a No. 16 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: TJ Price (15.5 ppg,…

  21. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Davidson

    Mar 11, 2013, 9:07 PM EST

    Davidson v Louisville

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Southern Coach: Bob McKillop Record: 26-7, 17-1 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 66 – RPI: 75 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Davidson as a No. 13 seed in Monday’s bracket projection. Names you need to know: Jake Cohen (14.9 ppg, 5.5 rpg),…

  22. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Creighton

    Mar 10, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

    Doug McDermott

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Missouri Valley Coach: Greg McDermott Record: 27-7, 13-5 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 15 – RPI: 32 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Creighton as a No. 9 seed in Friday’s Bracket Projection, but another win over Wichita State and a duel-MVC title…

  23. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Liberty

    Mar 10, 2013, 2:14 PM EST

    Liberty

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Big South Coach: Dale Layer Record: 15-20, 6-10 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 257 – RPI: 299 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Liberty will be lucky to avoid a play-in game. Names you need to know: John Caleb Sanders (13.8 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.5 apg),…

  24. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Harvard

    Mar 10, 2013, 7:30 AM EST

    Steve Moundou-Missi, Will Barrett

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Ivy League Coach: Tommy Amaker Record: 19-9, 11-3 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 103 – RPI: 100 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Princeton as a No. 15 seed in Friday’s Bracket Projection, but the Crimson have a stronger overall profile than the…

  25. NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet: Getting to know Belmont

    Mar 9, 2013, 10:15 PM EST

    BelmontBruins.com

    Read through the rest of the Cheat Sheets here. Conference: Ohio Valley Coach: Rick Byrd Record: 26-6, 14-2 Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 42 – RPI: 23 – AP/USA Today: N/A Seeding?: Our Dave Ommen had Belmont as a No. 12 seed in Friday’s Bracket Projection, and they actually had a strong enough profile to contend…