As it turns out, losing to UConn in the regular season might not hurt a team's NCAA profile too much. But landing in the eighth spot in the S-curve -- and in the same regional as the Huskies -- is the thing to be wary of.
After the first week of 2009 provided plenty of losses for Top 25 teams, the top of the S-curve got shaken up, too.
UConn will go all the way, Tennessee will stumble earlier than ever, and Auburn (!) will be the national runner-up when the women's 2009 NCAA tournament is played.
The SEC got two No. 1 seeds. But which conference really deserves bragging rights as the nation's best?
Selection Sunday is only hours away, but our bracket guru has his field of 64 penciled in.
Rutgers' loss in the Big East final allowed Ohio State, not UConn, to jump one spot to a No. 2 seed.
It's easy to focus on recent games, but when selecting the NCAA field, you must factor in the entire season, not just one weekend.