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2016 March Madness ZML picks

As talked about on this year’s Zocco’s Modern Life March Madness podcast, here are Joey Zocco’s predictions for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. You can check out the podcast where Jordan Katz and Joey Zocco discuss the entire bracket, give their favorite first round matchups, and pick some upsets Continue reading

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ZML Podcast: March Madness special

Joey Zocco calls Jordan Katz to go over this year’s bracket, whether the committe got it wrong or wrong, what first round matchups are really intriguing, and who they think will win it all Continue reading

Kentucky/Wisconsin: Living up to the Hype (and why Baseball Can’t)

Photo courtesy of denverpost.com

Photo courtesy of denverpost.com

As the 2015 NCAA National Championship game is about to tip between Wisconsin and Duke, I can’t help but feel a little bad for Kentucky. I also can’t help but feel a little bad for baseball. Even their Opening Day has to fight for attention with the biggest day in college basketball.  Continue reading

ZML Podcast: March Madness Special 3-18-15

Joey Zocco calls Jordan Katz to talk about the 2015 NCAA Tournament. They go over many of the too-tough-to-call first round matchups and reveal who they think will make it to the Final Four. Continue reading

March Madness Upsets: History Tends to Repeat Itself

Photo courtesy of ESPN.com

Photo courtesy of ESPN.com

The greatest week in sports is upon us once again and everyone still has a chance to fill out the perfect bracket. I couldn’t even imagine guessing every game in a 64-team one-and-done tournament correctly, but every year people obsess over trying to predict who will win the National Championship. Continue reading

The Mudiay Effect

Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

As I watch No. 21 SMU Mustangs play the unranked, defending National Champion Connecticut Huskies on this snowy Sunday in Connecticut I can’t help but think about how good this Mustang team would have been if their top recruit decided to go to college. I also can’t help but think about how this talented UConn team is going to miss the NCAA Tournament barring some crazy American Athletic Conference Tournament run, and part of me thinks that winning the conference tournament is very possible (where have we seen a UConn team do that before). Continue reading

Preparing Yourself for the Madness

Photo courtesy of bustingbrackets.com

Photo courtesy of bustingbrackets.com

Selection Sunday is three weeks away and I have to admit I have not watched as much college basketball this year as I would liked. Come March 15 the entire sports world will be a buzz about which teams made the tournament, and which teams bubbles’ burst. Continue reading