Wednesday, November 18, 2015

2016 NCAA Tournament Projections

*Team in bold is predicted winner

East Regional - Round of 64
1 North Carolina 16 North Florida
8 Ohio State 9 Florida
5 Notre Dame 12 Cal
4 Iowa State 13 Yale
6 Utah 11 Buffalo
3 Michigan State 14 Wofford
7 Georgetown 10 UConn
2 Wichita State 15 Hofstra

East Regional - Round of 32
1 North Carolina 9 Florida
4 Iowa State 12 Cal
3 Michigan State 11 Buffalo
2 Wichita State 7 Georgetown

East Regional - Sweet 16
1 North Carolina 4 Iowa State
2 Wichita State 3 Michigan State

East Regional - Elite 8
1 North Carolina 3 Michigan State


South Regional - Round of 64
1 Kentucky 16 Robert Morris
8 Syracuse 9 Purdue
5 Wisconsin 12 Washington
4 Virginia 13 Belmont
6 Miami 11 Providence
3 Oklahoma 14 UL-Lafayette
7 Cincinnati 10 Dayton
2 Villanova 15 Vermont

South Regional - Round of 32
1 Kentucky 8 Syracuse
4 Virginia 5 Wisconsin
3 Oklahoma 11 Providence
2 Villanova 7 Cincinnati

South Regional - Sweet 16
1 Kentucky 4 Virginia
3 Oklahoma 7 Cincinnati

South Regional - Elite 8
3 Oklahoma 4 Virginia


Midwest Regional - Round of 64
1 Kansas 16 Hampton
8 Oregon 9 Florida State
5 Michigan 12 Iona
4 Duke 13 Valpo
6 Texas 11 Rhode Island
3 LSU 14 Montana
7 SMU 10 Xavier
2 Indiana 15 South Dakota State

Midwest Regional - Round of 32
1 Kansas 9 Florida State
4 Duke 12 Valpo
3 LSU 11 Rhode Island
2 Indiana 10 Xavier

Midwest Regional - Sweet 16
1 Kansas 4 Duke
2 Indiana 3 LSU

Midwest Regional - Elite 8
1 Kansas 2 Indiana


West Regional - Round of 64
1 Maryland 16 High Point
8 UCLA 9 Texas A&M
5 Louisville 12 UAB
4 Baylor 13 Stephen F Austin
6 NC State 11 West Virginia
3 Gonzaga 14 UC Irvine
7 Butler 10 San Diego State
2 Arizona 15 New Mexico State

West Regional - Round of 32
1 Maryland 9 Texas A&M
4 Baylor 5 Louisville
3 Gonzaga 6 NC State
2 Arizona 10 San Diego State

West Regional - Sweet 16
4 Baylor 9 Texas A&M
2 Arizona 6 NC State

West Regional - Elite 8
2 Arizona 4 Baylor


Final Four - Houston
1 North Carolina 4 Virginia
1 Kansas 2 Arizona

National Championship Game - Houston
1 North Carolina 1 Kansas

2015-2016 NCAA Basketball Predictions

Below is how I see the 2015-2016 NCAA Basketball season shaking out, with complete predictions for the five power conferences and NCAA Tournament teams listed for the other conferences. (Bold indicates an NCAA Tournament team)

ACC
1. North Carolina
2. Virginia
3. Duke
4. Louisville
5. Notre Dame
6. Miami
7. NC State
8. Syracuse
9. Florida State
10. Georgia Tech
11. Pittsburgh
12. Virginia Tech
13. Clemson
14. Wake Forest
15. Boston College

Big 12
1. Kansas
2. Oklahoma
3. Iowa State
4. Baylor
5. Texas
6. West Virginia
7. TCU
8. Kansas State
9. Oklahoma State
10. Texas Tech

Big 10
1. Maryland
2. Indiana
3. Michigan State
4. Michigan
5. Wisconsin
6. Ohio State
7. Purdue
8. Iowa
9. Illinois
10. Minnesota
11. Northwestern
12. Rutgers
13. Nebraska
14. Penn State

Pac-12
1. Arizona
2. Utah
3. UCLA
4. Oregon
5. Washington
6. Cal
7. Stanford
8. Colorado
9. Oregon State
10. USC
11. Arizona State
12. Washington State

SEC
1. Kentucky
2. LSU
3. Texas A&M
4. Florida
5. Vanderbilt
6. Arkansas
7. Georgia
8. Auburn
9. Alabama
10. Missouri
11. South Carolina
12. Ole Miss
13. Mississippi State
14. Tennessee

American
1. SMU
2. Cincinnati
3. UConn

Atlantic-10
1. Dayton
2. Rhode Island
3. Davidson

Big East
1. Villanova
2. Georgetown
3. Butler
4. Xavier
5. Providence

Mountain West
1. San Diego State
2. Boise State

America East
1. Vermont

Atlantic Sun
1. North Florida

Big Sky
1. Montana

Big South
1. High Point

Big West
1. UC Irvine

CAA
1. Hofstra

Conference USA
1. UAB

Horizon
1. Valpo

Ivy
1. Yale

MAAC
1. Iona

MAC
1. Buffalo

MEAC
1. Hampton

MVC
1. Wichita State

NEC
1. Robert Morris

OVC
1. Belmont

Patriot
1. Lehigh

SoCon
1. Wofford

Southland
1. Stephen F Austin

SWAC
1. Texas Southern

Sun Belt
1. UL-Lafayette

Summit
1. South Dakota State

WAC
1. New Mexico State

WCC
1. Gonzaga

Saturday, October 17, 2015

2015-2016 NBA Predictions

Eastern Conference
Atlantic
Toronto 47-35
Boston 39-43
Brooklyn 34-48
New York 27-55
Philadelphia 17-65

Southeast
Atlanta 52-30
Miami 48-34
Washington 42-40
Charlotte 29-53
Orlando 28-54

Central
Cleveland 59-23
Chicago 49-33
Milwaukee 46-36
Indiana 38-44
Detroit 29-53

Western Conference 
Southwest
San Antonio 62-20
Houston 55-27
Memphis 52-30
New Orleans 46-36
Dallas 45-37

Northwest
Oklahoma City 52-30
Utah 39-43
Portland 35-47
Minnesota 28-54
Denver 22-60

Pacific
Golden State 60-22
LA Clippers 55-27
Phoenix 38-44
Sacramento 32-50
LA Lakers 25-57

East Quarters
(1) Cleveland over (8) Boston
(4) Miami over (5) Toronto
(3) Chicago over (6) Milwaukee
(2) Atlanta over (7) Washington

West Quarters
(1) San Antonio over (8) Dallas
(4) LA Clippers over (5) Oklahoma City
(3) Houston over (6) Memphis
(2) Golden State over (7) New Orleans

East Semis
(1) Cleveland over (4) Miami
(3) Chicago over (2) Atlanta

West Semis
(1) San Antonio over (4) LA Clippers
(2) Golden State over (3) Houston

East Finals
(1) Cleveland over (3) Chicago

West Finals
(1) San Antonio over (2) Golden State

NBA Finals
(1) Cleveland over (1) San Antonio



Monday, October 12, 2015

2015-2016 NHL Predictions

Eastern Conference 
Atlantic
1. Tampa Bay
2. Montreal
3. Detroit
4. Ottawa
5. Boston
6. Florida
7. Buffalo
8. Toronto

Metropolitan
1. NY Rangers
2. Washington
3. Pittsburgh
4. Columbus
5. NY Islanders
6. Philadelphia
7. New Jersey
8. Carolina

Western Conference 
Central
1. Chicago
2. St. Louis
3. Nashville
4. Minnesota
5. Colorado
6. Winnipeg
7. Dallas

Pacific
1. Anaheim
2. Calgary
3. Los Angeles
4. San Jose
5. Vancouver
6. Edmonton
7. Arizona

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Tampa Bay over Ottawa
Montreal over Detroit
NY Rangers over Columbus
Pittsburgh over Washington

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Chicago over Minnesota
St. Louis over Nashville
Anaheim over San Jose
Calgary over Los Angeles

Eastern Conference Semifinals
Tampa Bay over Montreal
NY Rangers over Pittsburgh

Western Conference Semifinals
St. Louis over Chicago
Anaheim over Calgary

Eastern Conference Finals
Tampa Bay over NY Rangers

Western Conference Finals
Anaheim over St. Louis

Stanley Cup Finals
Tampa Bay over Anaheim