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: Syracuse tumbles again

After dropping their fourth game in their last five, the Orange are now residents of the three-seed line in Chris Dobbertean's Wednesday projection.

Bracketology: Pitt moving closer to cut line

After Monday night's home loss to fellow bubble team N.C. State, Pitt now barely avoids a trip to Dayton in Chris Dobbertean's Tuesday bracket projection.

Bracketology: Kansas finally cracks the top line

As March has arrived, it's time for bracketology to become a daily affair. On the final Monday of the regular season, the fourth top seed goes to the Jayhawks over sliding Syracuse.

Bracketology: 2 new entrants at February's end

Thanks in part to last night's wins, Arkansas and Oregon enter Chris Dobbertean's Friday bracket update, though they sit right on the edge of the field.

Bracketology: Florida ascends to the top

A pair of Syracuse losses opened up the No. 1 overall spot in Chris Dobbertean's Tuesday bracket. The Gators, the polls' new leader, jumped up to fill the void.

Bracketology: Separating locks from bubble teams

With a little more than three weeks left until Selection Sunday, Chris Dobbertean takes his first shot at sorting NCAA Tournament locks from those teams that still need a few more wins.

Bracketology: Syracuse remains on top

The undefeated Orange still own the No. 1 overall seed in Chris Dobbertean's Tuesday bracket projection, even after a pair of uncomfortably close wins last week. Florida, now No. 2 overall, sits...

Bracketology: Missouri slides in

The Wolverines return to the two-seed line in Chris Dobbertean's Friday bracket update after Tuesday night's win over Ohio State. At the other end of the field, the Tigers benefit from their...

Bracketology: Bubble expansion edition

At the top of Chris Dobbertean's latest projected bracket, things look pretty much the same as they did Friday. The same cannot be said for the bottom of the at-large pool.

Bracketology: LSU, Tennessee drop out

Syracuse, Arizona, Florida and Wichita State hold steady at the top of Chris Dobbertean's first Friday bracket update of 2014. As usual, there is no such stability on the bubble, which sees a few...

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