OTB, Springbak launch annual NCAA Tournament bracket challenge

NCAA Tournament brackets can now be filled out for a chance to win $50 Starbucks gift card and a pirze-pack from Springbak, Inc. and Off the Block.

Off the Block announced at the start of the postseason that it will reward the gift card and prize-pack to the participant of the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Postseason Bracket Challenge who can successfully predict every match result from the four conference tournaments and the six-team NCAA Tournament. Continue reading

Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

All the matches are over and the projected bracketology numbers are finalized heading into Selection Saturday.

Off the Block has crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament seeding. Continue reading

Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

The conference tournament semifinals are all done, and the NCAA Tournament bracketology is beginning to become a little more into focus with Selection Saturday days away.

Off the Block has crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament seeding. Continue reading

Bracketology: Difficult for Pepperdine to get NCAA Tournament at-large bid

A conference tournament semifinals win for Pepperdine would not be enough for it to receive a NCAA Tournament at-large bid, according to the latest Off the Block bracketology projections.

Pepperdine enters its upcoming MPSF Tournament semifinals match against Hawai’i on Thursday as the first team out of the NCAA Tournament field in the most recent bracketology. Continue reading