What can we really expect to learn when the NCAA selection committee unveils its current No. 1 seeds and top-20 teams Wednesday? Whether Princeton, James Madison and George Washington are included might be the biggest insights.
The third meeting of the season between UConn and Rutgers -- with a trip to the Final Four on the line -- will be determined by which team rebounds better and takes advantage of its second-chance opportunities.
Saturday's Tennessee-Stanford matchup is hardly the only pivotal nonconference game coming up. Between now and Christmas Day, several teams will play big games that will have an impact on the tourney selection process.
Big East fans weren't satisfied with UConn and Rutgers getting No. 1 seeds in Charlie Creme's projection. But our bracketologist explains why more teams from the conference weren't included in the field.