The Hoyas just claimed the Big East’s automatic bid with a resounding win over Creighton. That knocked some unlucky team out.
Welcome to the bubble, Shockers.
While Drake, Louisville, and Syracuse can breathe a bit easier now, a pair of unexpected conference title matchups tonight means they’re not yet out of danger.
There are still two Mountain West teams ranked among the "Last Four In." That might not be the case at around 6 p.m. Mountain Time.
After three days without a championship game, you’ll see 15 of them today. Bubble trouble lurks in a pair of them.
It’s semifinal Friday for 14 of the 15 conferences that will crown champions on Saturday, while three of the five leagues that wait until Selection Sunday itself will play their quarterfinals.
While there are still three Mountain West teams in the field, the identity of one has changed. As for the ACC, its postseason gathering has turned into a mess.
Despite Syracuse’s loss to Virginia, the Orange hang on for now. In the Big East, Seton Hall and St. John’s switch quartets.
There are a whopping 57 56 elimination game on today’s slate, so action will begin in the late morning on the East Coast and end long after midnight.
Guess who’s back ... Back again ... Back for now
The last time I tried to write one of these, it ended up being lost to the mists of 2020. Of course, CoVID is still a major factor in our lives one year later, as one bubble team discovered this morning.
While conference tournament action is ramping up, there are precious few games with at-large implications on today’s schedule.
Meanwhile, BYU acquitted itself well against the Bulldogs, so the Cougars remain a seven in today’s projection.
Tonight’s schedule will see the last automatic bids handed out (five) before Saturday’s flood of invitations.
However, Monday’s conference tournament action did lead to some shifts in the bracket’s lower reaches.
Barring any late scheduling changes, it’s all-elimination action between tonight and the National Championship game. Two bids are on the line tonight.
The 8 vs. 9 game in the Big Ten Tournament got a whole lot more interesting, thanks to Sunday evening.
Power conference teams largely left themselves with work to do when tournament play tips off on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Selection Sunday is one week away! Today’s slate features several intriguing regular-season finales from the American, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC, along with three conference title games, where two automatic bids will go out.
It’s a day full of regular-season finales, including some makeup games, and plenty of conference tournament action.
While Michigan State fell at Michigan on Thursday night, the Spartans are still one of two new at-larges in today’s update.
While most of your attention (and this post’s) will go toward conference tournaments, there are still some important regular season games on the Friday slate.