West Region Tournaments – Week 1

I dropped a podcast that goes over where the top teams in the nation are playing week 1 and then ranks those tournaments based on the quality of the teams. I also looked at where possible upsets could occur. You can find links on my Podcast Page. This post deals with where the West Region…… Continue reading West Region Tournaments – Week 1

Roster Analysis – Part 4

This is the fourth installment of my roster analysis series. The following teams were covered in the previous installments: Southwestern, Trinity and UT-Dallas CMS, Concordia and Pomona-Pitzer La Verne, Mary Hardin-Baylor and Whittier The point of this series is to look a little more in-depth at the 2019 rosters of teams that I think have…… Continue reading Roster Analysis – Part 4

West Region Preview/Predictions

Today, I am concluding my week of previews/predictions with a look at the entire West Region. Here is the agenda for the week (links are provided for my past work): Monday – ASC Tuesday – NWC Wednesday – SCAC Thursday – SCIAC Friday – West Regional Rankings Before I get to the ordering, I thought…… Continue reading West Region Preview/Predictions

SCIAC Preview/Predictions (Plus ACAA)

We conclude our conference previews with the SCIAC and as an added bonus I’ve included team blurbs on Mills College and UC Santa Cruz at the bottom of this article. For those that read my Top 25 you’ll know who I have first in my predictions but if you scan towards the bottom you’ll see…… Continue reading SCIAC Preview/Predictions (Plus ACAA)

Schedule Analysis Part 2

This is my second installment dealing with the schedules from the West Region. You can find my first installment here. A lot of schools have published their schedules since the first installment and my Latvian spies have been hard at work uncovering a few others. (In the first installment I mentioned that two of my…… Continue reading Schedule Analysis Part 2

Schedule Analysis Part 1 or “Why I Love the Northwest Conference”

Last year I did a number of schedule analyses for individual programs. Towards the end of those articles, a lot of what I had to write was duplicated because the West Region schools share a lot of the same constraints. Those constraints meant that a lot of the schedules ended up being very similar. This…… Continue reading Schedule Analysis Part 1 or “Why I Love the Northwest Conference”