By: Edward Egros

VIDEO: KenPom Application

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As the NCAA Tournament nears its end, did we learn anything about the state of college basketball? Should we expect more volatility in the future? SMU men's basketball coach Tim Jankovich joined me to discuss these issues and his own team, how analytics highlighted how unlucky last season was for him and when he expects the Mustangs to return to the Big Dance.

VIDEO: Winning Your NCAA Tournament Pool

Pasted Graphic 1It's an annual tradition by many college basketball fans: use what knowledge you have to fill out your NCAA Tournament bracket, randomly lose to someone who might know a lot less about the sport, but then proceed to burn your bracket ritualistically.

Regardless of how many games you may have watched this season, there are actually statistical trends with tournament pools that have proven to increase your chances of climbing the leaderboard. Nothing is guaranteed, but the math shows these tips should help your chances.