The NCAA Tournament begins in earnest today, and statisticians put the odds of filling out a perfect bracket somewhere between 1 in 9 quintillion and 1 in 2 billion, depending on how you weigh the odds of each game. Why is this particular tournament so prone to upsets and busted brackets? We asked business professor Robert Lieb, a strategic planning expert, for some insight.
As March Madness captures the imagination of sports fans across the country, it also serves as a stark reminder of a frightening trend. On average, every three days a competitive athlete in the U.S. succumbs to sudden cardiac death. Gianmichel Corrado, head team physician at Northeastern, is on a mission to change that.
The quirks, customs, and quasi-secrets of five Northeastern basketball players.