Mark BermanThe Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)
About: Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech basketball for The Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Va. He is a Syracuse University graduate who grew up in Trumbull, Conn. He has been at The Roanoke Times since 1998. He covered James Madison for The Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va., from 1989-98. His blog can be read at http://blogs.roanoke.com/courtside.

Biased Towards

Furman PaladinsFurmanRanked 9 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
Liberty FlamesLibertyRanked 5 spots ABOVE average over 9 weeks.
Wofford TerriersWoffordRanked 5 spots ABOVE average over 8 weeks.
Colorado BuffaloesColoradoRanked 4 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Georgetown HoyasGeorgetownRanked 4 spots ABOVE average over 11 weeks.

Biased Against

Connecticut HuskiesConnecticutRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 10 weeks.

Neutral/Not Enough Info

Harvard CrimsonHarvardRanked 7 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Loyola (IL) RamblersLoyola (IL)Ranked 6 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Old Dominion MonarchsOld DominionRanked 4 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Rhode Island RamsRhode IslandRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 15 weeks.
Stephen F. Austin LumberjacksStephen F. AustinRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 11 weeks.
East Tennessee State BuccaneersEast Tennessee StateRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 8 weeks.
Stanford CardinalStanfordRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Colorado State RamsColorado StateRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Wyoming CowboysWyomingRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
St. Bonaventure BonniesSt. BonaventureRanked 3 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Texas LonghornsTexasRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 25 weeks.
Buffalo BullsBuffaloRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 20 weeks.
USC TrojansUSCRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 16 weeks.
Washington HuskiesWashingtonRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 13 weeks.
Nebraska CornhuskersNebraskaRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 8 weeks.
St. John's Red StormSt. John'sRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
Saint Joseph's HawksSaint Joseph'sRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
Northwestern WildcatsNorthwesternRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 4 weeks.
New Mexico State AggiesNew Mexico StateRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
DePaul Blue DemonsDePaulRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Rutgers Scarlet KnightsRutgersRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
New Mexico LobosNew MexicoRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Radford HighlandersRadfordRanked 2 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Notre Dame Fighting IrishNotre DameRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 44 weeks.
San Diego State AztecsSan Diego StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 30 weeks.
Dayton FlyersDaytonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 30 weeks.
Providence FriarsProvidenceRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 28 weeks.
Indiana HoosiersIndianaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 28 weeks.
VCU RamsVCURanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 24 weeks.
TCU Horned FrogsTCURanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Marquette Golden EaglesMarquetteRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Clemson TigersClemsonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 16 weeks.
Kansas State WildcatsKansas StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 15 weeks.
Memphis TigersMemphisRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 12 weeks.
California Golden BearsCaliforniaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Middle Tennessee Blue RaidersMiddle TennesseeRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 7 weeks.
North Carolina State WolfpackNorth Carolina StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
Utah State AggiesUtah StateRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 6 weeks.
George Washington ColonialsGeorge WashingtonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Davidson WildcatsDavidsonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Arkansas-Little Rock TrojansArkansas-Little RockRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Lipscomb BisonsLipscombRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
UCF KnightsUCFRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 2 weeks.
Monmouth HawksMonmouthRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Chattanooga MocsChattanoogaRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Wagner SeahawksWagnerRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
UNC Wilmington SeahawksUNC WilmingtonRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Hofstra PrideHofstraRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
Evansville Purple AcesEvansvilleRanked 1 spots ABOVE average over 1 weeks.
West Virginia MountaineersWest VirginiaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 86 weeks.
Wisconsin BadgersWisconsinRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 62 weeks.
Butler BulldogsButlerRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 57 weeks.
Wichita State ShockersWichita StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 53 weeks.
Oklahoma SoonersOklahomaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 52 weeks.
Cincinnati BearcatsCincinnatiRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 51 weeks.
Iowa HawkeyesIowaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 44 weeks.
Tennessee VolunteersTennesseeRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 40 weeks.
Miami (FL) HurricanesMiami (FL)Ranked 0 spots ABOVE average over 38 weeks.
Seton Hall PiratesSeton HallRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 37 weeks.
Creighton BluejaysCreightonRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 36 weeks.
Nevada Wolf PackNevadaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 33 weeks.
Saint Mary's GaelsSaint Mary'sRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 32 weeks.
Virginia Tech HokiesVirginia TechRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 30 weeks.
Texas A&M AggiesTexas A&MRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 25 weeks.
LSU TigersLSURanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 22 weeks.
Northern Iowa PanthersNorthern IowaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 18 weeks.
Arizona State Sun DevilsArizona StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 17 weeks.
Illinois Fighting IlliniIllinoisRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 12 weeks.
Penn State Nittany LionsPenn StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 10 weeks.
Minnesota Golden GophersMinnesotaRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 7 weeks.
Vanderbilt CommodoresVanderbiltRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 5 weeks.
Oklahoma State CowboysOklahoma StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Murray State RacersMurray StateRanked 0 spots ABOVE average over 3 weeks.
Kansas JayhawksKansasRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 118 weeks.
Villanova WildcatsVillanovaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 112 weeks.
Virginia CavaliersVirginiaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 109 weeks.
Gonzaga BulldogsGonzagaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 104 weeks.
North Carolina Tar HeelsNorth CarolinaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 102 weeks.
Baylor BearsBaylorRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 79 weeks.
Purdue BoilermakersPurdueRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 71 weeks.
Xavier MusketeersXavierRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 60 weeks.
Florida State SeminolesFlorida StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 59 weeks.
Oregon DucksOregonRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 56 weeks.
Iowa State CyclonesIowa StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 53 weeks.
Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas TechRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 50 weeks.
Ohio State BuckeyesOhio StateRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 49 weeks.
Michigan WolverinesMichiganRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 48 weeks.
Southern Methodist MustangsSouthern MethodistRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 33 weeks.
UCLA BruinsUCLARanked 1 spots BELOW average over 31 weeks.
Utah UtesUtahRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 27 weeks.
South Carolina GamecocksSouth CarolinaRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 15 weeks.
Ole Miss RebelsOle MissRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Saint Louis BillikensSaint LouisRanked 1 spots BELOW average over 1 weeks.
Duke Blue DevilsDukeRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 116 weeks.
Kentucky WildcatsKentuckyRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 113 weeks.
Arizona WildcatsArizonaRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 88 weeks.
Michigan State SpartansMichigan StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 88 weeks.
Louisville CardinalsLouisvilleRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 87 weeks.
Maryland TerrapinsMarylandRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 76 weeks.
Auburn TigersAuburnRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 46 weeks.
Florida GatorsFloridaRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 30 weeks.
Houston CougarsHoustonRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 30 weeks.
Syracuse OrangeSyracuseRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
Arkansas RazorbacksArkansasRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
Mississippi State BulldogsMississippi StateRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 13 weeks.
BYU CougarsBYURanked 2 spots BELOW average over 7 weeks.
Pittsburgh PanthersPittsburghRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Alabama Crimson TideAlabamaRanked 2 spots BELOW average over 2 weeks.
Boise State BroncosBoise StateRanked 4 spots BELOW average over 3 weeks.