Bubble Insider looks at the teams that lost their first game in their conference tournaments to see how they're situated heading into Selection Sunday. Back in some familiar crosshairs: Virginia Tech, which lost to Miami on Friday.
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.
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.