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Bracketology Update: Duke Loses, Memphis Rolls, OSU Looking at #1

March 10th, 2012

Here's a look at every game played up until 6 pm on Saturday and how it affects NCAA Tournament Bracketology.

 

Bubble

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**.


ACC

Iona, Middle Tennessee Now Play the Waiting Game: Sunday's Recap

March 5th, 2012
Edward Townsel and the Red Wolves shock Middle Tennessee

One of the dangers of conference tournaments at the mid-major level is that the top seed, regardless of the margin by which they won the regular season title, are just 40 minutes away from seeing their dream of going to the NCAA tournament vanish. While there's still a chance as the Field of 68 won't be announced for another six days Iona and Middle Tennessee no longer have control of their own fate, and that has to be a concern for both fan bases along with the players and coaches.

Bracketology: Saturday Afternoon Bubble Update

March 3rd, 2012
Cincinnati guard Sean KilpatrickAt this point in the season, a few hours can make or destroy a team's season. Besides conference titles on the line, at-large bids, NIT invites, and seeding remain up in the air. Since yesterday's Bracketology projection, here are the results that matter and how the impact postseason hopes:

Saturday Afternoon

Poll: Should UCONN Make the NCAA Tournament?

February 29th, 2012

Bracketology: Bubble Update (UCONN Last In)

February 29th, 2012
Andre Drummond and UConn handed Harvard their first lossInstead of the Bubble shrinking over the last couple of weeks, it has actually grown. Former locks like West Virginia, UCONN, and Mississippi St have struggled, while hot teams like Drexel and VCU have joined the fray. Thus, despite being less than two weeks away from Selection Sunday, the NCAA Tournament Bubble is as uncertain as ever.

Bracketology: Arizona In, Texas on Edge, St. Joseph's Close

February 28th, 2012
2012 Final FourIn this week's Bracketology projection: Arizona replaces NC State as the last team in the field, Kansas takes a #1 seed, Southern Miss drops two slots, and St. Joseph's moves strongly into the picture.

 

Consensus Ranking: Alabama, Memphis Underrated

February 27th, 2012
Anthony Grant's Crimson Tide may need an automatic bid to danceDespite falling to 10th in the AP poll, Ohio St remains strong in the Consensus Ranking (CR). The computers were nonplussed by the Buckeyes loss to Wisconsin. Similarly, Missouri only fell two spots despite a pair of losses. The biggest losers this week were actually La Salle, West Virginia, and Marshall.

 

Bracketology: Top 10 Games to Watch This Week

February 26th, 2012
Andre Drummond and UConn handed Harvard their first loss

We're getting down to the nitty gritty. Some leagues have already wrapped up their schedules, while others have a couple of games left. Here's a breakdown of this week's Top 10 games as it relates to NCAA Tournament Bracketology and the Bubble: