Monthly Archives: April 2010

Please don’t tell me the only point of Roy remembering everything about his trip to the Oracle was to fill a plot hole in Panel 2 of 698.

(From The Order of the Stick. Click for full-sized coordination.) Back in September, I stopped following OOTS and instead started on an archive binge from beginning to end. Last month, I finished it. Now, part of the reason for the binge taking so long was because of a side project I was working on at […]

Blogging the Lesser Tournaments V: The Championships Before the Championship

Richmond, VA, Monday: Saint Louis had a 13-12 lead with about eight minutes left in the first half, but then Virginia Commonwealth hit three straight three-pointers and didn’t look back. The Rams had the lead 36-25 at the half, but the Billikens managed to cut the deficit to three in the first five minutes of […]

The 2010 Mid-Major Conference

Refer to this post if you don’t know what this is about or to catch up on the rules. This year, five conferences produced multiple bids to the NCAA Tournament: the MWC, West Coast, A-10, WAC, and C-USA. These conferences are guaranteed one spot each in the Mid-Major Conference. Three teams reached the Sweet 16, […]

More problems with expanding the NCAA Tournament

Did I hear Dan LeBatard correctly yesterday on PTI? Apparently most coaches don’t like creating a playoff for college football, but they do like expanding the NCAA Tournament to grotesque levels. Why? In college football, you can go .500, go to a bowl game, and save your job. In college basketball, it’s NCAA Tournament or […]