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 College hoops is obviously my game (with Olympic sports a close second, and football right behind).


Bracketology: Last four in, first four out

Thursday's conference tournament action redefined the bubble once again. Here's a more detailed look at Chris Dobbertean's last four in and first four out for Friday's bracketology.

Bracketology: Providence and BYU in

With Arkansas and Cal falling in their respective conference tournaments on Thursday, space opened up for the Friars, who play Seton Hall in the Big East semifinals, and the Cougars, who may just...

Bracketology: BYU slides out

Some bad injury news cost the Cougars a place in Chris Dobbertean's Thursday morning projection. Meanwhile, the Hoyas are surely headed to the NIT following a Wednesday night loss to DePaul. (Yes,...

Bracketology: BYU remains in for now


The same 36 at-large teams present in Chris Dobbertean's Tuesday projection remain there on Wednesday. That includes the Cougars, who fell in their conference final on Tuesday night.

Bracketology: Eight teams down; 60 to go

Four more will join the party on Tuesday, the final night before the power conference tournaments get started. With only automatic bids awarded on Monday night, Chris Dobbertean's bracket is pretty...

Bracketology: Now the fun really begins

The regular season is officially over for every team involved in the chase for bids. Chris Dobbertean's Monday bracket reflects some of the bigger results from the final day of scheduled...

Bracketology: One week left to make a case

Selection Sunday is a mere seven days away, and time is quickly running out for NCAA Tournament hopefuls to gain the attention of the Selection Committee.

Bracketology: Harvard clinches first bid of 2014

Harvard defeated Yale to book its place in the field of 68, and as a winner of an automatic bid, appears in caps.

Bracketology: Few changes on Friday morning

Thursday night's action resulted in just a couple of changes from Chris Dobbertean's morning projection, and with a tournament-heavy Friday schedule, don't expect many revisions on Saturday either.

Bracketology: Dayton and Nebraska slide in

The Flyers and Cornhuskers have crashed Chris Dobbertean's Thursday bracket with Wednesday night road wins over Saint Louis and Indiana, respectively. The California Golden Bears and Minnesota...

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