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: Shakeup on line No. 1

Syracuse moves to the No. 1 overall spot thanks to a combination of the Orange's thrilling win over Duke on Saturday night and Arizona's loss to Cal hours later.

Bracketology: Arizona and Syracuse lead the way

Unbelievably, January is almost over. So how does the bid picture look with a little more than six weeks to go until Selection Sunday? SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean breaks it down conference by...

Bracketology: Wisconsin falls, Kansas rises

After losing twice in less than a week, the Badgers' run as a No. 1 seed in Chris Dobbertean's projected bracket is over. The surging Jayhawks replace them on the top line for this week, where KU...

Bracketology: Holding steady (for the most part)

While the top four seeds from Chris Dobbertean's first real bracket projection of the season remain in place for another week, the bottom of the at-large pool is as muddled as you would expect with...

Bracketology: A trio of unbeatens lead the way

Wisconsin, Arizona and Syracuse share the top line with Michigan State in Chris Dobbertean's first bracket of the 2013-14 season.

Bracketology: Bluegrass Dominance


Kentucky and Louisville lead the way in Chris Dobbertean's mockable November NCAA Tournament projection. Michigan State and Duke join the Bluegrass State's finest on the top line, but the quartet...

Our bracketologist makes his picks

Now that the 2013 NCAA Tournament field is set, it’s time for our resident bracketologist to switch from projection mode to prognostication mode.

A bracketologist's view of March Madness

Now that the Selection Committee has revealed the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, our resident bracketologist takes a look at their performance, as well as his own success in projecting the field of 68.

The final bracket projection of 2013

The moment of truth has almost arrived. Here's our bracketologist's last attempt at projecting the NCAA Tournament field of 68.

Bracketology: One last look at the bubble picture

With Mississippi's win over Florida in the SEC tournament championship game, the Rebels took their fate out of the Selection Committee's hands. But how does the Ole Miss win affect the rest of the...

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