ZUFFA PURCHASES STRIKEFORCE

Yes, you read that right. I got the text yesterday afternoon and I almost dropped my phone is disbelief. Dana says that Strikeforce runs, business as usual. He says it over and over again in this interview with Ariel Helwani. Watch this and we will discuss more in depth this Wednesday night on a huge…

Bang Conference Tourney Pick Updates – March 13

This is the day college basketball fans wait all year for. This is Selection Sunday. Four title games on tap today and then at 6pm, the brackets get rolled out and the debate begins. Before we reveal the standings going into the final day of Championship Week, let me give a few quick thoughts on…

Bang Conference Tourney Pick Updates – March 12

If there were two words to sum up yesterday, those would be “upsets” and “overtime”. Both Big East semifinals went to an extra frame, including Syracuse and UConn (Yes, we were all thinking here we go again). Purdue and Wisconsin both got shocked in the Big 10 tournament. Xavier was stunned by Dayton in the…

Bang Conference Tourney Pick Updates

So far, so good. We all did get bit by the upset bug over the past few days. Kansas State’s loss to Colorado will cost most of us some serious points in the Big 12 bracket. The Buffaloes likely punched their ticket to the big dance though. Also, we had faith in St. John’s but…

2011 Conference Tournament Preview -SEC

This ain’t football, but the SEC has enough talent and NCAA tournament potential to keep it relevant. Obvious dancers are Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee and Vanderbilt with teams like Alabama and Georgia looking to play their way in. There’s a great chance that at least one of either Georgia or Alabama will play in, but both…

Bang’s ACC, Big 10 and SEC Tournament Picks

Before we get into the new picks, first congratulations to the next two schools in the tournament. Northern Colorado nets their first ever trip to the dance with their win over Montana in the Big Sky final. And they went to overtime in Brooklyn before Long Island knocked off Robert Morris to win the Northeast…

2011 Conference Tournament Preview – ACC

Ah, My final preview. In a normal year, the ACC one of the top two or three conferences in the country with a number of ranked teams. However, this year, there’s only about four or five teams that look like they could be tournament teams and a number of games in the first two rounds…