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On The Mark: Friday Regional Roundup
NCAA Regionals play is here and our Mark Etheridge keeps track of all the action, while also providing some thoughts and observations.
Tallahassee Regional Breakdown
Florida State should get tested by a strong group of contenders in Mississippi State, Oklahoma and Samford. Mark Etheridge breaks it down.
The Road to Quahog: Our Joke NIT Field
Mark Etheridge gives us his annual parody story on college baseball’s NIT and their fictional selection committee criteria.
Gainesville Regional Breakdown
Mark Etheridge breaks down Florida, Jacksonville, FAU and Columbia and picks some superlatives for the Gainesville Regional, where the Gators are heavy favorites.
Etheridge: Examining The Selections
The Road to Omaha was revealed and teams know their fate. Mark Etheridge reviews Kentucky’s snub situation and gives some observations on the field.
Tourney Analysis: Waiting For An Invite
Despite getting eliminated on Friday, Auburn hopes to earn the SEC’s fifth host site. Also, could Texas A&M actually be in play for a host? Our Mark Etheridge breaks it all down.
Nervous Times For Bubble Teams
Where does LSU stand heading into Hoover? How about bad-RPI Washington? Who will be the best RPI team left out? We look ahead to Selection Day.
Etheridge: What To Watch For In May
The calendar has flipped to May and teams enter the stretch run for the postseason. We review a few items to watch for over the next few weeks.
Tourney Analysis: Historical Perspective
Mark Etheridge takes you on a history lesson in the postseason process. He looks stolen bids, conference records and RPIs as it relates to at-larges and hosting, and more.
Etheridge: Sizing Up The RPI Resumes
With six weekends plus conference tournaments left to go, some postseason resumes are starting to develop. We review who is sitting pretty and who has work to do.
Weekend Spotlight: Bohannon Builds
Alabama has been a pleasant surprise so far this season, and our Mark Etheridge takes you inside Brad Bohannon’s program blueprint.
Regional Spotlight: Bracket Buzz
Mark Etheridge looks back on the mock selection exercise and provides some insight on the current postseason picture using history as his guide.
Etheridge: Sizing Up The RPI
There are a few unfamiliar names near the top of the RPI ratings, while Wichita State is on the rise. Mark Etheridge analyzes this week’s ratings.
Etheridge: Weekly RPI Breakdown
R-P-I. Some treat it like a four-letter word. Whether we like it or not, it is used for postseason position. Mark Etheridge analyzes this week’s ratings.