Category: Men’s Basketball

NCAA Announces Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket For 2021

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket was announced on March 14th. The #1 overall seed was from a High Major in Gonzaga, who is the only undefeated team through the regular season. The NCAA tournament begins Friday, March 19th with the four First Four games and will continue through to the national championship […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 14

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 14th, 2021. This will be the final regular season rankings as the NCAA Tournament begins later this week. A final rankings will be published after the national championship game on April 5th. Colgate moves into the top spot […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 14

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending March 14th. This will be the final regular season rankings as the NCAA Tournament begins later this week. A final rankings will be published after the national championship game on April 5th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and stays […]

2020 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Projections-March 13th

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament for games through the week of March 13th. This will be the final projections before the actual tournament bracket will be announced later today, Sunday March 14th with this year’s tournament being fully located in the […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Mar. 7

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending March 7th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the second #2 seed. A total of eight […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 7

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 7th, 2021. Toledo moves into the top spot this week despite splitting its two MAC conference games this past week–losing at Central Michigan and defeating Ball State at home. The Rockets now will play Ball State again in […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 7

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending March 7th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and stays as the #1 team overall after not playing a game this past week. Gonzaga plays Saint Mary’s in the WCC Conference Tournament semi-finals tonight. Houston remains […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 28

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 28th, 2021. Colgate remains in the top spot this week despite the Raiders not playing a game this past week. Colgate’s next game will be this week in the Patriot League tournament. Toledo stays in the second position […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 28

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 28th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and stays as the #1 team overall following its impressive wins over Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount in WCC play. Houston remains second after two impressive wins over […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 21

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 21st, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the third #2 seed. A total of eight […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 21

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 21st, 2021. Colgate moves into the top spot this week after the Raiders picked up two Patriot League wins on the road over Boston University. Toledo moves up to the second position after the Rockets two wins in […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 21

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 21st. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and did move back into the #1 team overall following its impressive wins over Saint Mary’s and San Diego in WCC play. Houston remains second despite losing to […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 14

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 14th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the third #2 seed. A total of eight […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 14

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 14th, 2021. Wright State moves into the top spot this week after the Raiders picked up two Horizon League wins at home over Milwaukee. Colgate moves up to the second position after these Raiders two wins at Army […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 14

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 14th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and did move back into the #1 team overall following its impressive wins over BYU and San Francisco in WCC play. Houston remains second after picking up an […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 7

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number two seed for the week ending February 7th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the top #2 seed. A total of nine […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 7

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 7th, 2021. Toledo stays in the top spot despite splitting its two games this past week in MAC play. The Rockets defeated Akron but fell to Ball State. Wright State stays at the #2 after notching two victories […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 7

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 7th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings (but did fall to #2 overall) following its lone win in the last week over WCC foe Pacific. Houston remains second despite losing to AAC foe East Carolina […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 31

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 31st, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as another #1 seed. A total of seven High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 31

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 31st.  Gonzaga remains atop the standings (as well as overall #1) following two easy WCC wins over San Diego and Pepperdine. Houston remains second after picking up two easy AAC wins over Tulane and […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 24

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 24th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the top #2 seed. A total of nine […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 24

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 24th, 2021. Wright State moves into the top spot this week following two impressive wins over IUPUI in Horizon League play. Furman moves down one spot in the rankings this week following two losses to VMI and East […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 24

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 24th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings (as well as overall #1) following its lone, easy win over Pacific. Houston remains second after picking up two easy AAC wins over Tulsa and Temple. San Diego […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 17

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 17th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a one of the four #1 seeds. A […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 17

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 17th, 2021. Furman remains atop the standings after picking up two SoCon wins over The Citadel and East Tennessee State. Toledo remains #2 spot this week despite the Rockets splitting two MAC games this week–a win at home […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 17

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 17th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings (as well as overall #1) following its two wins this past week over Pepperdine and Saint Mary’s. Houston remains second after picking up a win over UCF this […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 10

It was announced earlier this season that the entire NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament would be played in the state of Indiana. The graphic above shows the locations in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and West Lafayette that will host tournament games. Four venues in Indianapolis including the NBA’s Indiana Pacers arena of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the NFL’s Indianapolis […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 10

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 10th, 2021. Furman remains atop the standings despite not playing a game this past week. The Paladins were scheduled to play VMI in SoCon play but the game was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns within the VMI program. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 10

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 10th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings (as well as overall #1) following its two wins this past week over Portland and BYU. Houston remains second after picking up two wins over Wichita State and […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 3

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 3rd, 2021. Furman moves up to the top spot following wins over Chattanooga and Mercer in SoCon play. Akron moves up to the #2 spot this week following the Zips win over Kent State to open MAC play. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 3

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 3rd. Gonzaga remains atop the standings (as well as overall #1) following its three wins this past week over Northern Arizona and Dixie State in out-of-conference play and won its WCC opener versus San […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 27

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 27th, 2020. New Mexico State remains in the top spot despite not playing a game. NMSU has played two sub-DI teams thus far this season and is not scheduled currently to play again until Jan. 8th against Dixie […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 27

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 27th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings following its two wins over Northwestern State this past week. Houston remains second in the poll after two AAC conference wins over Temple and UCF. The High-Major conferences […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 20

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 20th, 2020. New Mexico State reclaims the top spot despite not playing a game. NMSU has played to sub-DI teams thus far and is not scheduled currently to play again until Jan. 8th against Dixie State. Wright State […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 20

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 20th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings following its big win over Top 10 ranked Iowa. Houston remains second in the poll after an easy win over Alcorn State this past week. The High-Major conferences […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 6

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 6th, 2020. New Mexico State stays atop the rankings this week despite not playing a Division I opponent as of yet. The Aggies did defeat NAIA Benedictine Mesa (AZ) this past week. Furman remains second in the poll […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 6

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 6th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings following the Bulldogs two wins to start the season last week over Power Six conference West Virginia. Houston remains second in the poll after the Cougars picked up […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Nov. 29

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Nov. 29th, 2020. New Mexico State stays atop the rankings this week despite not playing a Division I opponent as of yet. The Aggies did open their season with a close victory at NAIA Arizona Christian. Two Southern Conference […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Nov. 29

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Nov. 29th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings following the Bulldogs two wins to start the season last week over Power Six conference teams in Kansas and Auburn. Houston remains second in the poll after the […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Preseason 2020-21

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the preseason of the 2020-2021 season. New Mexico State is the preseason pick for the Mid-Major rankings. The Mid-Major conferences include America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Preseason 2020-21

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the preseason of the 2020-2021 season. Gonzaga is the preseason pick for not just the High-Major rankings but were the top spot overall. The High-Major conferences include AAC, A-10, Conference USA, Mountain West, West Coast, and Missouri Valley conferences. Sagarin rankings provide the […]

2020 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Projections-FINAL

With the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 NCAA men’s basketball tournament will not be played. But with all games now played for the season, the following would be the final projections for the tournament this year. This projection took into account either the tournament champions or the top seed in the tournment if that team’s respective […]