Who will PSU play in the Big Tens?

No matter what happens on today, PSU goes into the record books with a seventh place finish. What’s still undecided is their tournament seed. If PSU beats Indiana on Sunday, they finish 7th alone and play Illinois (with the winner getting Indiana in the next round) If PSU loses and Michigan loses, then PSU and …

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Game Predictions 03/01/08

Tonight is senior night for Penn State and the rumor mill is that fallen star Geary Claxton will suit up and make a symbolic start. Supposedly an arrangement has been struck where Michigan will allow PSU to win the jump, the refs will call an immediate time out, and Claxton will be removed from the …

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Four Factor Analysis Tool (Iowa at PSU)

Only one thing that immediately stands out on this chart – how much worse PSU’s defensive FG efficiency is than Iowa’s. For PSU to win, that can’t happen tonight. The Nits are either going to have to step up their D or Iowa is going to have to have an off shooting night. PSU quite …

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Game Predictions 02/27/08

Tonight’s matchup between Penn State and Iowa represents the closest two teams that I’ve run the numbers for this season (their power ratings differ by less than three ten-thousandth of a point). PSU is projected to win by three but that’s entirely due to home court advantage. Move this game to Carver Hawkeye and the …

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