Tag Archives: Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament of the (Previous) Decade

March 14, 2011


NCAA basketball logoNow that the first of a new decade of newly formated NCAA tournament fields has been set, Frump figured it’s as good a time as any to examine the best of the previous decade.

Some of you may recall Frumpzilla’s Top 25 College Football Programs of the Decade – it was a pretty big hit for us.

This undertaking, while in a similar vein, isn’t necessarily intended as a definitive ranking of select college basketball programs from ‘00/’01 – ‘09/’10. We basically just thought it would be interesting to see how college basketball programs would stack up when plotting out each’s NCAA Tournament performance over the course of a decade.

More than anything, we wanted this to be fun. If nothing else, you might learn a thing or two about NCAA Tournament history from 2000 through 2010 – at least quantitatively — so make the jump to see how the NCAA Tournament of the 2000’s plays out…


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Quick Picks: Northern Iowa +1 vs. Michigan State

March 26, 2010

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Northern Iowa LogoAs most of our literally dozens of dedicated readers probably remember, ole Ciaran got lit up with Frump’s last pick. Overall we’ve been pretty good, but that NCSU +5 @ UAB in the NIT was nothing short of embarrassing. Then again, I’m not sure anyone could have seen it coming, at least to that extent, but all apologies nonetheless.
Well, it’s time to get one back, and I think tonight’s (marquee?) Northern Iowa-Michigan State game presents us with the best opportunity. Make the jump for some trends and analysis as to why…


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