Oklahoma becomes third No. 1 to lose in Iowa this year

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Beware, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- the state of Iowa is no place for frontrunners this year. With Iowa State's 82-77 win over No. 1 Oklahoma Monday night, the Hawkeye State has improbably seen three of its four Division I universities knock off the top team in college basketball this ...

EPSN Screws Up

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Thanks to our good friend Thporth for finding the following image: I guess I could understand how people not from the Midwest could confuse UNI and NIU. After all, acronyms can be pretty puzzling. However, for future reference, I'd like to point out the following: Northern Iowa (UNI) is currently ranked 18th ...

TheBaker’s College Basketball Files: Early Mid-Major Eye Test

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

As every college basketball season unfolds, the search for the next Mid-Major team to achieve NCAA Tournament success takes form. The usual characters are still there. Butler is still good despite its inability to beat any top-25 teams (1-3, if you count the win against an Evan Turner-less Ohio State). Gonzaga has ...

NCAA Tournament Thoughts: Day One, Early Session

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

I guess you could call this a running diary, but it's really more just my thoughts as the games progress. There will be very little rhyme or reason to the updates, they'll just arrive as things come into the cosmic skull jelly that rests between my ears. Enjoy. Games on right ...