Miles Ahead: The NCAA Tournament Selection Process

Quality over quantity. This popular statement can apply to many aspects of life. For me, it’s prominent with my golf game. All I need is one sub-100 round per year and I’ll call it good. The NCAA Selection Committee is a big fan of this mindset Arizona State, Oklahoma, Syracuse, and Texas were among the last teams to make this year’s NCAA Tournament. Last week … Continue reading Miles Ahead: The NCAA Tournament Selection Process

Miles Ahead: Nebraska in New York, Should Nebraska’s Loss to Michigan Matter When It Come to an NCAA Tournament Bid

When I first arrived in New York City last Wednesday I saw nothing but trash. It wasn’t just above the sink in the LaGuardia men’s room, it was everywhere, on every street corner in overstuffed white and black bags. It somehow managed to find its way to Madison Square Garden around last Friday, three minutes and 45 seconds into the Nebraska-Michigan basketball game. Three minutes … Continue reading Miles Ahead: Nebraska in New York, Should Nebraska’s Loss to Michigan Matter When It Come to an NCAA Tournament Bid

Miles Ahead: What The Loss to Illinois Means for Nebraska’s Tournament Chances, NCAA Tournament Scenarios

Photo by Elsie Stormberg, The World-Herald Nebraska and Illinois have always had a cordial relationship. We graciously gave them Erik Piatkowski to be the new star of the Bulls after they gambled on some guy from North Carolina a second time. We let them use our namesake for a 36.5-square mile township with 1,433 inhabitants in the middle of their state. We let them go … Continue reading Miles Ahead: What The Loss to Illinois Means for Nebraska’s Tournament Chances, NCAA Tournament Scenarios

Miles Ahead: Nebraska’s Tournament Chances, Undefeated Week

Photo by Nati Harnik, Associated Press Three games. Three wins. At this point that’s all that matters. As long as the end result is a W, the process on how the Huskers arrived here is less important. Each win is a step closer towards the dance floor, and this year’s Nebraska team is the nervous high school kid at their first dance who is slowly … Continue reading Miles Ahead: Nebraska’s Tournament Chances, Undefeated Week