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  1. NCAA Basketball: Virginia Tech Hokies could become least deservin...

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon writes that several teams with poor RPI numbers and 13 losses or more could still receive at-large bids to this year's NCAA tournament, with Virginia Tech in position to potentially post the worst RPI number by an at-large team since 2004.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  2. NCAA Basketball: Michigan State Spartans, Virginia Tech Hokies mu...

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon takes a look at Joe Lunardi's eight teams on the bubble, many of whom will be greatly impacted by the games played Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  3. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: Bubble teams should root against the ...

    Ian Gordon

    Each year, teams surprise by winning their conference tournaments, bursting the bubbles of teams precariously perched on the bracket. This season, bubble dwellers should root against Wichita State, USC and New Mexico and others, according to Ian Gordon.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  4. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: The Clemson Tigers and other bubble t...

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon writes that Virginia Tech and Marquette dramatically improved their at-large chances last week with wins over top opponents and evaluates the bubble schools with the opportunity to do the same this week. The Clemson Tigers are one such team.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  5. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: The Saint Mary's Gaels are at risk of...

    Ian Gordon

    In 2009, the Saint Mary's Gaels found themselves on the outside looking in on Selection Sunday. The Gaels' 2011 version is at risk of suffering the same fate after a string of recent losses, and this week's game against Gonzaga is looking like a must-win.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  6. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: Why the Cincinnati Bearcats and Baylo...

    Ian Gordon

    The next few weeks will be critical for the at-large hopes of bubble teams. The Cincinnati Bearcats and Baylor Bears are among the teams that could be in trouble, while the UAB Blazers are in position to steal a tournament bid.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  7. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: How the Penn State Nittany Lions, Kan...

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon writes that the Penn State Nittany Lions, Kansas State Wildcats and Virginia Tech Hokies still have opportunities left to earn the type of signature win that could get them off the bubble and into the tournament. Not so lucky? Memphis.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  8. Men's NCAA tournament 2011: Bad news for Wichita State Shockers

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon writes that while the Wichita State Shockers have an impressive overall résumé, they could be NIT-bound if they don't win their conference tournament. The reason? A lack of top-50 wins, something that could plague several mid-majors.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011