All posts by Matt Dinkins

I'm a fan of films and the strategic side of sports, and fan of the NFL and NBA, as well as NCAA Basketball. A sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University, I'm pursuing a degree in Video Production, as well as a minor in New Media Writing.

Case Study: Gonzaga

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Kentucky and Virginia, the top two teams in the nation, have gotten it done this season by staying consistent on defense. No. 3 Gonzaga is no slouch on defense, but it is better known for its offensive prowess. While it’s all but certain that the Bulldogs will reach their 17th-consecutive NCAA Tournament, what makes this West Coast team seem especially strong this season?

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Case Study: Virginia

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Virginia is no longer undefeated, leaving Kentucky alone atop the polls. Last week we looked into the Wildcats. Now, it’s time to take a look at the No. 2 team in the AP poll, the Virginia Cavaliers.

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Case Study: Why Kentucky tops the polls

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Kentucky is currently ranked #1 in the country, and that’s no mistake. With its devastating defense, and consistent offense it has cruised to a 23-0 record. This success comes from one of the most well-crafted teams in the country, led by coach John Calipari. But what makes Kentucky such a great team? Let’s dive into its technique to find out.

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