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Chris Dobbertean

College Basketball Contributor

During the day, I do my part to protect the country from the bad guys. On evenings and weekends, I'm the resident bracketologist and editor of Blogging the Bracket. I also handle college basketball and bracket breakdowns and predictions for SBNation.com. College hoops is obviously my game (with Olympic sports a close second, and football right behind).

MOST RECENT POSTS

Our bracketologist makes his picks

The time of the year has arrived when our resident bracketologist attempts to translate his success in selecting and seeding the field into producing a winning bracket.

Bracketology: Thoughts on the field of 68

The 2014 NCAA Tournament field is out, which means it's time for Chris Dobbertean, SB Nation's resident bracketologist, to take a look at his performance and that of the Selection Committee.

Bracketology: Villanova claims final No. 1 seed

With Michigan's loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten final, the Wildcats swap places with the Wolverines in Chris Dobbertean's final projection of 2014.

Bubble Watch: Green Bay enters, SMU exits

After reviewing everyone's selection sheet one last time, SB Nation's resident bracketologist has one final change to his field of 68. The Horizon League runner-up Phoenix replace Larry Brown's Mustangs.

Bracketology: Michigan rises to top line

The day of reckoning has arrived, and while it appears that the field of 68 is settled, there is still some debate about seeding, particularly on the top line. In Chris Dobbertean's Sunday morning bracket, the Wolverines hold the final No. 1 spot.

Bubble Watch: Last four in, first four out

Saturday's action didn't change the situation on either side of the NCAA Tournament cut line all that much. And that shouldn't change much on Sunday, since the afternoon's power conference championship games all feature teams that are in the field of

Bracketology: Is the bubble settled on Saturday?

Surprisingly, Saturday afternoon's games didn't do much of anything to alter the bubble picture. No at-large lost its place in the field, and the backlog of teams sitting beyond the cut line may have just run out of time for good things to happen.

Last four in and first four out of NCAA Tournament

While Tennessee and Providence improved their positions on Friday, Nebraska fell thanks to a loss. Iowa and SMU dropped due to circumstances beyond their control.

Bracketology: Mixed results for bubble teams

Selection Week Friday was only a good day for the bubble teams already present in that morning's projection. As a result, there are are no new at-large teams in Chris Dobbertean's Selection Eve morning bracket, an absolute rarity.

Bracketology: FSU, Mizzou fall; Tennessee wins

Florida State's and Missouri's bubbles burst with losses to their respective conferences' top seeds. The Volunteers, on the other hand, find themselves in far better shape after a win over South Carolina.

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