this may be of some local interest
Basketball: Lunardi not a believer
Joe Lunardi, he of the "bracketology" running feature on ESPN has a 2006 Preview up with 7, count 'em, 7 Big Ten teams... and no Michigan, who check in at #4 in "last four out."
Where to start? Well, how about here: what? The Big Ten looks very shaky next year. If 7 Big Ten teams end up in the tournament I'll eat my hat (I don't own a hat. I'll eat your hat). If 7 Big Ten teams end up in the tournament and Michigan isn't one of them, Tommy Amaker will be on the next donkey back to Durham.