What’s Trending: Bracket Preview

Posted by Matt Eisenberg on February 12th, 2018

What’s Trending is a column examining the week that was in college basketball social media. Matthew Eisenberg (@matteise) is your weekly host.

With less than 30 days to go until Selection Sunday, we were given an early look at what the top 16 NCAA Tournament seeds would look like as of now…

While the bracket preview gives us a sneak-peek look inside the process, Jay Bilas was quick to express his views that the bracket preview only gives us an early look into an incredibly flawed system…

After starting Big East play 0-11, St. John’s notched its first conference win over #1 Villanova last week. Darren Rovell took to Twitter to post the picture of the last time St. John’s beat a top-ranked team.

Texas guard Andrew Jones getting shots up is a sight we can all root for…

In similar fashion, this look inside the Purdue locker room gave us all a glimpse into the overwhelming power our favorite players can have. Well done Boilers!

https://twitter.com/BoilerBall/status/961602747643543552

Unfortunately for their fans, the good karma off the court did not extend back on to the court last week. First came this wild endgame sequence against Ohio State

After the game, Ohio State’s Chris Holtmann gave this fantastic interview to Andy Katz

https://twitter.com/OhioStateOnBTN/status/961450319505801216

And just days later, it was Michigan State‘s Miles Bridges with ice water in his veins…

Officiating has managed to find a way into the discussion all across the country. The decision to give Louisiana Tech‘s Jacobi Boykins a second technical foul was a head-scratching decision here…

Ron Hunter will forever be remembered for falling off his stool in the NCAA Tournament a few years ago, but he should also be remembered what he did near the end of Georgia State‘s recent game against Louisiana.

A week after beating Arizona at the buzzer, Washington‘s fortune wasn’t as positive as Oregon State’s Stevie Thompson did not want to see a third overtime…

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