Writers Picks: All-Tournament Team

March 19th, 2008

Along with our writer Final Four Picks and our writer Upset Picks, we present our All-Tournament Team picks. No surprise that Kevin Love and Tyler Hansbrough dominate the selections, but there's certainly no consensus. The player in bold is that writer's Most Outstanding Player pick.

National Media Final Four Picks: UNC & UCLA Dominate

March 18th, 2008

We've made our predictions, but what do other national experts and media publications have to say? Here's a sampling of what some of the big names say about the 2008 NCAA Tournament. Note that just about everyone picked UNC and UCLA to make the finals.. either we're all stupid or there's really two clear-cut favorites this year.  Time will tell.

2008 Tournament: Who Will Be the Most Outstanding Player?

March 18th, 2008
Kansas It doesn’t take a whole lot of research to make an educated prediction on who the Most Outstanding Player of this year’s NCAA tournament will be.  As history shows, it normally goes to the superstar of the winning team – the Lew Alcinders, Bill Waltons and Christian Laettners of the college hoops world.  You don’t often see a role player grab the top honor of the tourney – the last time that you could argue that this happened was when North Carolina’s Donald Williams was the MOP of the 1993 tournament.

Poll: What #1 Seed Will Lose First?

March 18th, 2008

Final Four: CHN Writer Predictions

March 16th, 2008
North Carolina

Need help picking the Final Four? CHN writers give their predictions below and we try and come up with some semblance of a consensus. The only real consistent choice is that they all love UCLA. See how these picks compare to CHN's Official Prediction.


Saturday Night Fever: Conference Tournament Update

March 15th, 2008

Some thoughts on an exciting Championship Week Saturday.. with an eye on the Big Dance:

- Tulsa learned in a big way this morning that Memphis owns the CUSA. Having won 10 of 13 games, and with 20 overall, the Golden Hurricanes are hoping they've done enough to impress the NIT selection committee. Regardless, the emergence of 7-0 big man Jerome Jordan is a great sign for the future.

Game Predictions: SJU/Temple, UCLA/Stanford

March 15th, 2008
St Joseph's

2008 NCAA Tournament Capsule: UCLA

March 11th, 2008

UCLA Bruins

Pacific 10 (31-3, 16-2)

Seed: #1

West Region


RPI: 4

Left Coast Report: Why OJ Mayo is Like Hillary Clinton & Kevin Love is Like Barack Obama

March 9th, 2008

The last couple weeks of the democratic primary race made me realize that OJ Mayo is Hillary Clinton and Kevin Love is Barrack Obama. I do not mean this in terms of basketball skill, style, or personality, but instead in terms of how the media has treated the two Pac-10 freshmen.

Picture of the Day: Russell Westbrook Celebrates

March 7th, 2008

Thanks to our friends over at Icon Sports Media, we now have access to thousands of great college basketball photos to use on the site.  Each day, CHN will feature a Picture of the Day, which might include a newsworthy, funny, or simply interesting subject. At the bottom will be a caption or headline that might be informative or amusing. The possibilities are endless!