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Happy Birthday, New Rankings: You're No Longer In Beta
Our "New Ratings" have been around for 3 years now, and they're ready for prime time. So we're making them the default ratings on team and matchup pages. Read more

Bracket Picking Guide: How To Win Your NCAA Bracket Pool (Part 5)
In the concluding Part Five our Bracket Picking Guide, we take a step back and evaluate the relative risks and rewards of competing in bracket pools. Read more

Bracket Picking Guide: How To Win Your NCAA Bracket Pool (Part 4)
In part four of our Bracket Picking Guide, we review the implications of popular scoring systems and discuss an early vs. late round hedging strategy. Read more

Bracket Picking Guide: How To Win Your NCAA Bracket Pool (Part 3)
In part three of our Bracket Picking Guide, we explore the concept of overall bracket risk, and explain why you should ignore a team's seed number. Read more

Bracket Picking Guide: How To Win Your NCAA Bracket Pool (Part 2)
In part two of our Bracket Picking Guide, we discuss the importance of understanding opponent biases and identifying value picks in the bracket. Read more

Bracket Picking Guide: How To Win Your NCAA Bracket Pool (Part 1)
In part one of our Bracket Picking Guide, we explain the mindset you need to have to maximize your odds to win an NCAA bracket pool. Read more

NCAA Bracket 2014: Parity Provides An Accurate Description
Every March, college basketball analysts love talking about parity in the field. This year they are actually on target, based on the spread in team quality. Read more

How Much Does NCAA Tournament Seeding Really Matter?
With Selection Sunday comes the debate over which teams deserve the four NCAA 1-seeds. But how has seeding actually impacted tournament performance? Read more

The 5 Signs Of Terrible Bracket Picking Advice
99% of bracket picking advice you're going to get for March Madness 2014 is total crap. Here's how you can tell, and why you need to tune it out. Read more

Big Ten Tournament Bracketology: Iowa, Minnesota Playing for NCAA Bids
Headed into the Big Ten tournament, only Minnesota and Iowa remain on the NCAA bubble. We look at how one or two wins will impact their tournament resume. Read more