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Foul Shots: Seeding failures

Earning a top seed in the NCAA Tournament is an honor. It means that a team has played well enough all season, and probably won its conference tournament. It means that your team is thought of to be one of the best four in the country. But the seeding of the NCAA Tournament, much like […]

The Blue Line: Hobey Baker

If you had asked me a month ago what I’d like writing about in March, I would’ve said with great confidence that I’d enjoy discussing the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But with Ohio State University, the University of Syracuse, Oklahoma State University, the University of Kansas, Wichita State University and Duke University all eliminated from […]

Foul Shots: March sadness

In the modern history of the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament (since 1979), the Final Four has been made up of the top four seeds in the tournament exactly one time, in 2008. Every single year other than 2008, a lower seed has crashed the party. So, it’s fair to assume that this season will be […]

Fish and Chipps: March Madness 10 commandments

Before March Madness officially begins this Thursday, I thought it would only be fair to give a little insight into my method on picking the perfect bracket.   Rule No. 1: Never pick all No. 1 seeds   This seems like an obvious rule, but to some it’s not. Since the field expanded to 64 teams […]

The Blue Line: Retiring numbers

During the first intermission of the final Boston University hockey home game against Northeastern, legendary coach Jack Parker’s number 6 jersey was retired. When he was given the microphone, he mentioned how he felt it was “against his rule” for BU to retire his number, as he himself was against the notion of retiring numbers […]