The Big 10 has lost a few teams in the latest bracketology projections from ESPN. Joe Lunardi released his latest projections Tuesday morning, and the Big 10 is down to 10 teams in the tournament. Last week , we had 10 teams making it. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michigan Men’s Basketball (@umichbball) As of right now, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Purdue, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Maryland and Rutgers are all in the field. Michigan State and Indiana are both in the first four on the outside looking in. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wisconsin Basketball (@badgermbb) So, the conference has dropped two teams from the tournament field since the latest projections. Is that a reason to panic? No, but I really want to … [Read more...] about The Big 10 Is Down To 8 Teams Making March Madness In ESPN’s Latest Bracketology Projections
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The Big 10 is currently expected to send more than half the conference to March Madness. As of this moment, there are nine B1G teams in the latest ESPN bracketology projections from Joe Lunardi. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wisconsin Basketball (@badgermbb) Michigan, Illinois, Ohio State, Wisconsin , Purdue, Iowa, Rutgers, Indiana and Minnesota are all in the field. Penn State and Maryland are in the first eight teams out of the field. That means there’s a very real chance the B1G could send 11 of its 14 teams to March Madness. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Indiana Men’s Basketball (@indianambb) People love knocking the Big 10 for reasons I’ll never understand, but the numbers speak for themselves. We have 14 … [Read more...] about The Big 10 Currently Has 9 Teams In ESPN’s March Madness Bracketology
J.J. Watt’s hurricane relief fund has surpassed $10 million. The initial goal for the fund was $500,000 and after surpassing that goal within a matter of hours he raised it to $1 million. After 3 days his fund on youcaring.com has now raised over $10 million. Not only did the community help raise this much money in such a short about of time, but celebrity’s and athletes pitched in as well. NBA star, Chris Paul donated $50,000, Ellen Degeneres donated $1 million, and Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk donated another $1 million to Watt’s fund. According to ESPN , Watt has already put the money to helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Watt told ESPN, “We’re filling the semi trucks as we speak. Many people have donated their trucks, their time, donated food, water, clothing, generators, things like that. We’re going to get those trucks down here by this weekend.” As of this moment J.J. has not raised the goal again, but people are still donating and the fund has close … [Read more...] about J.J. Watt’s Hurricane Relief Fund Went Beyond $10 Million
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Does Duke have a realistic shot at playing in March Madness? Three weeks ago, the Blue Devils playing in March Madness for a national title would have seemed laughable . (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Duke Men’s Basketball (@dukembb) Now, we’re nearing the end of February, the Blue Devils are 11-8, have three regular season games left against and ESPN has them slated as one of the first four teams out. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Duke Men’s Basketball (@dukembb) So, believe it or not, yes, the Blue Devils can realistically make March Madness. In fact, if they go 2-1 to close the regular season at 13-9, I’d say they’re likely going to make the tournament. Tack on a couple wins in the ACC tournament, and it’s a … [Read more...] about Does Duke Have A Legit Shot At Making March Madness?