Following its nice 11-over-6 victory over Notre Dame, Old Dominion must now face Baylor in the second round of the 2010 NCAA tournament. How can the Monarchs win? Pick up the pace a smidge -- and in the process, force more turnovers.
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.
Bubble Insider examines the Big East's bid to put nine or even 10 teams into the NCAA tournament. A record haul might be possible, but the key to everything lies with the Cincinnati Bearcats' performance down the stretch.
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.
Bubble Insider takes a look at the teams competing for the final few NCAA tournament spots and discovers a mess, with as many as 21 schools in the mix for just seven at-large bids. The biggest surprise? UConn is looking pretty good.
Trying to make sense of the seven certified Big East bubble teams? Let adjusted scoring margin be your guide. The stat projects likely bids for Seton Hall, Louisville and Marquette to round out the Big East's presence in the NCAA tournament.
It's almost February, meaning it's time to start talking tourney bubble. Mike Hume rolls through with the first Bubble Insider of 2010. He talks of signature wins and their value in getting you to the Dance. Good news for Marquette and ND, eh?