Game Predictions 03/09/08

Regular season ends with Penn State going for its fifth straight home win which I sure most fans thought would be an impossibility once Claxton went down for the season in the third Big Ten game of the season. Game Predictions: Ohio State 64.6 Michigan State 64.3 (I guess OSU wins in OT) Indiana 75 …

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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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Four Factor Analysis Tool (Mich at PSU)

Given how close these two teams are in the Pomeroy (Michigan is #107 nationally, PSU is #108) and Sagarin (Michigan is #126 and PSU is #129) ranking systems, I guess it should come as no surprise that the Four Factor Analysis doesn’t uncover any huge secrets. PSU’s effective field goal percentage is better than Michigan’s …

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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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Game Predictions 02/26/08

Northwestern has to have their eye on this game tonight at Michigan as one of their few remaining opportunities to avoid a season whitewashing. Ohio State will be looking to find out if the funk that Indiana played in that kept Northwestern in the game until the end still remains. Game Predictions: Michigan 72 Northwestern …

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Game Predictions 02/24/08

Both the PSU men and women are on the road as THON takes over the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State still has a shot at the sixth spot in the Big Ten which would give them a favorable seed, most likely against Northwestern, in the Big Ten tournament but a win over Minnesota today would …

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