What are the best strategies and tips for filling out your March Madness bracket?

If your goal is to win: Rely on advanced models like KenPom [1], Sagarin [2], and Nate Silver’s rankings [3] to compare teams. Everyone has their pet heuristic (always pick an experience, defense wins championships, mid-majors are underrated, Duke will always win/choke–the list goes on), but the best data-driven methods consistently outperform everything else. Sometimes actual … Read more

Why is Duke men’s basketball so good?

History: Duke has been a power in college basketball since Trinity College became Duke University. It won its 1000th game in 1974 and has won 5 NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball championships. Young men seeking a professional career in basketball can be sure that they will be well prepared for the NBA, and their playing … Read more