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Bracketology: Remaining Teams That Can Steal Bids

March 6th, 2012
Kevin Dillard led the way for Dayton

While bubble teams were able to breathe easier when Murray St and Creighton won close conference titles, the coast is not entirely clear.

Here's a brief look at the remaining teams most likely to "steal" bids from the bubble hopefuls**.


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Ducks Get Hot in the Second Half: Thursday's Quick Hitters

March 2nd, 2012
Oregon moves one step closer to a first-round bye

Florida State's Ian Miller knocked down a three-pointer with eight tenths of a second remaining to give the Seminoles a 63-60 win at Virginia, who will finish the regular season without a win over any of the top three teams in the ACC.

Bracketology Review: Illinois, Mississippi St, NC St, SDSU, SMC, UNLV

February 20th, 2012
Six of last week's CollegeHoops.net Top 50 teams lost twice since last Sunday: UNLV, San Diego St, Saint Mary's, Mississippi St, NC State, and Illinois. In last Tuesday's Bracketology Projection, those team's were seeded as follows:

 

Lobos Strengthen Grip on Mountain West: Saturday's Recap

February 19th, 2012
Steve Alford's Lobos control the Mountain West race

With games at #13 San Diego State and against #11 UNLV this week, Steve Alford's New Mexico Lobos had a great opportunity to not only take control of the Mountain West but also make a statement nationally. 

Mission accomplished. 

Lobos Take Win and Driver's Seat: Wednesday's Recap

February 16th, 2012
Drew Gordon went for 17 & 17 in the win

Wednesday night's game between New Mexico and San Diego State was a big one for the visitors, as Steve Alford's team didn't own a single win over a Top 25 team. But also on the line was sole possession of first place in the Mountain West after UNLV fell at TCU on Tuesday night.

Illinois vs Purdue: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 15th, 2012
Brandon Paul led Illinois with a career night

PURDUE (16-9, 6-6 Big Ten) AT ILLINOIS (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten)

 

Time: 8:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. Central)

#15 San Diego State vs. New Mexico: Wednesday's Preview

February 15th, 2012
New Mexico forward Drew Gordon (right)With Selection Sunday rapidly approaching the chances left for teams to improve their tournament resumes are dwindling, which makes this week vitally important to Steve Alford's New Mexico (20-4, 6-2) Lobos. While the have an impressive record there aren't a lot of marquee wins to their credit, but they've got a shot at one on the road as they visit #15 San Diego State (20-4, 6-2). What's also on the line this week: the driver's seat in the Mountain West race, as UNM has lost to both SDSU and UNLV while those two split their two meetings.

Michigan vs Illinois: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 11th, 2012
Michigan point guard Trey Burke

ILLINOIS (16-8, 5-6 Big Ten) AT NO. 25 MICHIGAN (18-7, 8-4 Big Ten)

 

Time: 1 p.m.