Jim Root
6 Posts

Jim Root
6 Posts
College hoops, college basketball futures
College Basketball Contributor
7 years
Las Vegas, NV


1/3 of the Three Man Weave, a part of Action Network's college basketball content team. Having fun on a CBB-specific site and podcast for 6+ years. Former CPA who realized being a CPA is not fun.


Jim worked in the accounting/finance industry for six years, three at EY and three at LSC Communications. He eventually quit to work in sports, moving to Las Vegas to bet and work on Three Man Weave full-time.


Jim graduated from the University of Missouri with a Masters of Accountancy degree. He worked at the campus rec center and played pickup basketball there whenever possible.

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Betting Highlights
Favorite Bet of All-Time
Villanova 20/1 national title future in 2018 followed immediately by Virginia 20/1 national title future in 2019.
Most Heartbreaking Bet
Kentucky -13 against Texas A&M on January 8th, 2019. Up 14, UK took a shot clock violation with 0.7 seconds left. The cameras cut to Calipari and Billy Kennedy shaking hands at half court, A&M hit a half-courter off-camera to lose by 11. Nightmare fuel.
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