Mike Hume looks at three key questions in the ACC this season. Can Duke reach last year's heights without Jon Scheyer? Can UNC be elite again with Harrison Barnes? Is Virginia Tech finally ready to take that next step?
As the major conference tournaments got under way, it became easier to see what each bubble team needs to secure a bid in the Big Dance. To borrow a term from baseball, the number of wins required to grab said berth is called the magic number.
The Bubble Insider series presents the current state of the bubble with regard to SOS and RPI as well and summarizes that Saturday will be huge in terms of program status headed toward Championship Week. Get psyched.
The latest edition of Bubble Insider focuses on the odd case of Virginia Tech, whose outstanding record is deceiving because of an incredibly weak strength of schedule. Plus, a look at Notre Dame, UAB and other bubble squads.