Category Archives: Postseason Previews

Postseason Preview: Harvard vs. Michigan State, NCAA Round of 32

The game: 12. Harvard (27-4) vs. 4. Michigan State (27-8); 8:40 ET Saturday, TNT, in Spokane, Wash. One key chart: Harvard’s defense has been excellent this year, but it hasn’t yet been tested by the likes of Michigan State: Data … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Harvard vs. Cincinnati, NCAA Round of 64

The game: No. 12 Harvard (26-4) vs. No. 5 Cincinnati (27-6); 2:10 ET Thursday, TNT, in Spokane, Wash. One key chart: Which players in the NCAA tournament bear the largest share of their teams’ scoring loads? By pure points per … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Boston College vs. Georgia Tech, ACC First Round

Also see the Postseason Preview for BU-American in tonight’s Patriot League championship game. The game: 14. Boston College (8-23 overall, 4-14 ACC) vs. 11. Georgia Tech (15-16, 6-12); 7:00 Wednesday, ESPN2. In-league efficiency: BC: -.08 (1.09 pts/poss, 1.17 allowed); GT: … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: American vs. Boston U., Patriot League final

The game: 2. American (19-12 overall, 13-5 Patriot) vs. 1. Boston University (24-9, 15-3); 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, CBSSN. In-league efficiency: American: +.11 (1.08 pts/poss, .97 allowed); BU +.10 (1.08 pts/poss, .98 allowed) One key chart: BU’s offense, catching fire at … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Northeastern vs. Delaware, CAA semifinal

The game: 5. Northeastern (11-20 overall, 7-9 Colonial) vs. 1. Delaware (24-9, 14-2), at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, NBCSN. In-league efficiency: Northeastern: -.02 (1.00 pts/poss, 1.02 allowed); Delaware: +.08 (1.11 pts/poss; 1.03 allowed) One key chart: Eighteen minutes against Georgetown aside, … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Army vs. Boston U., Patriot League semifinal

The game: 5. Army (15-15 overall, 10-8 Patriot) vs. 1. Boston University (23-9, 15-3) In-league efficiency: Army: +.02 (1.07 pts/poss, 1.05 allowed); BU: +.10 (1.08 pts/poss, .98 allowed) One key chart: How important is Kyle Wilson to Army’s offense?   … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: Northeastern vs. Drexel, CAA quarterfinal

The game: 5. Northeastern (10-20 overall, 7-9 Colonial) vs. 4. Drexel (16-13, 8-8) In-league efficiency: Northeastern: -.02 (1.00 pts/poss, 1.02 allowed); Drexel: .04 (1.09 pts/poss; 1.05 allowed) One key chart: The final minute of Northeastern’s regular-season finale at Drexel last … Continue reading

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