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College Hoops Viewing Guide For Selection Sunday 2017

Just six games remain before the field of 68 is announced, and just one has bubble implications.

NCAA Basketball: Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament - Davidson vs Rhode Island
The Rams are the lone bubble team that controls its own bid.
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TV info courtesy Matt’s College Sports on TV Website.

If you’re only able to listen today, check out TuneIn’s college basketball lineup.

All times are Eastern, adjust accordingly.

Ivy League Championship

No. 3 Yale Bulldogs (18-10, 9-5) vs. No. 1 Princeton Tigers (22-6, 14-0), 12 p.m. (ESPN2)
The Tigers swept the season series.

While the Tigers will likely end up as a 13 seed by winning the inaugural Ivy postseason crown, Yale looks more like a 14 if it can pull the upset.

Atlantic 10 Championship

No. 4 Rhode Island Rams (23-9, 13-5) vs. No. 2 VCU Rams (26-7, 14-4), 12:30 p.m. (CBS)
Rhody defeated VCU 69-59 in Kingston on February 25th.

URI has probably done enough to sneak in, but it can end any mystery and avoid the First Four by taking down VCU for a second time.

SEC Championship

No. 3 Arkansas Razorbacks (25-8, 12-6) vs. No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats (28-5, 16-2), 1 p.m. (ESPN)
The Wildcats defeated the Razorbacks 97-91 at home on January 7th.

The Wildcats look locked in as the two seed in the South, win or lose, but Arkansas might be able to get out of the 7-8 range with an upset win in Nashville.

Sun Belt Championship

No. 6 Troy Trojans (21-14, 10-8) vs. No. 4 Texas State Bobcats (20-12, 11-7), 2 p.m. (ESPN2)
The Bobcats swept the season series.

On Saturday, the Bobcats upset the top-seeded Texas-Arlington Mavericks, sending them to the NIT, while the Trojans handled the two seed, the Georgia State Panthers. Troy eliminated the third-seeded Georgia Southern Eagles in Friday’s quarterfinals. Needless to say, today’s winner won’t get the 12 or 13 seed UTA would have received.

Big Ten Championship

No 8 Michigan Wolverines (23-11, 10-8) vs. No. 2 Wisconsin Badgers (25-8, 12-6), 3 p.m. (CBS)
The pair split their season series with each winning at home.

The winner here deserves a five seed, but probably won’t get it due to the late tip.

American Athletic Championship

No. 2 Cincinnati Bearcats (29-4, 16-2) vs. No. 1 SMU Mustangs (29-4, 17-1), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN)
The pair split their season series with each winning at home.

With the Connecticut Huskies eliminated, there will be no last-minute bubble drama in Hartford. Today’s winner might get a four seed. I’m not sure the pair have enough quality wins to both end up that high.

The Selection Show

5:30 p.m. (CBS)

Now down to a trim 90 minutes, but who knows when they’ll actually start naming teams.

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