Tempo free Tuesday

Every system of ratings has its flaws, and you may have noticed Wisconsin sitting at #2 in the Pomeroys despite their 12-5 record. KP tackles this in his blog, and is a must read.

Shane Ryan breaks down the crazy opening weekend in the ACC.

K-State was hot, and then they promptly got blown out by Kansas. For more Kansas basketball coverage, CJ goes in depth with Travis Releford.

Inside the Hall goes to the film to see how IU successfully attacked Michigan’s defense. UMHoops does the same for the Wisconsin-Michigan game.

For the past 4 seasons the America East champion has been a 15 or 16 seed in the Tourney. Here are this year’s contenders for that spot.

Your weekly power rankings in the ever evolving Horizon League.

Luke Winn explains why Xavier needs to re-find their mean streak.

Efficiency margin is my favorite way to look at a conference. Unfortunately Basketball Prospectus only captures the top-14 conferences. Several writers are taking it on their own to provide data for smaller leagues, including the Summit.