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How 5 Surprise NCAA Teams Are Exceeding Expectations

How 5 Surprise NCAA Teams Are Exceeding Expectations

Every college basketball season, a team or two takes fans and media by surprise and outperforms its preseason expectations. This year, there are several, and not only are these teams ahead of schedule, many are ranked in the Top 25 polls. Let’s take a closer look at five men’s NCAA programs that have drastically improved their records this year,

Wisconsin Badgers: Three Keys To Victory

Wisconsin Badgers: Three Keys To Victory

Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers find themselves in the National Championship game. By defeating Kentucky 71-64 and halting the Wildcats’ undefeated season, the Badgers have the opportunity to claim their first title since 1941. Standing in the way are the Duke Blue Devils. Wisconsin and Duke played one another on December 3, 2014 as

NCAA Men's Basketball 2015: Big Ten Championship Wisconsin vs Michigan State MAR 15

FINAL FOUR – Wisconsin Badgers

Things must feel very familiar for Wisconsin Badger basketball fans. Bo Ryan’s club qualified for their second consecutive Final Four by narrowly defeating Arizona in the West Region final, just like in 2014. The Badgers knocked off Oregon in the Round of 32, just like in 2014. And just like in 2014 the Badgers will

NCAA Basketball 2015 - Michigan St. Beat Georgia 70 - 63

FINAL FOUR – Michigan State Spartans

Most counted them out early. Surprising many, Michigan State has now reached the Final Four. Though Michigan State has qualities of traditional Tom Izzo teams such as offensive rebounding and toughness, they are unique. They are shooting more outside shots-less paint shots, which is ultimately stretching the floor, allowing for a higher PPP in transition offense