With just 3 days remaining until Selection Sunday (March 12th), here are the latest stats and analysis for our top bubble teams in contention for the ‘Field of 68’ in next month’s D1 College Basketball Tournament.
With Kansas State’s win over Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament and Iowa’s drubbing at the hands of Indiana in the Big 10, the Wildcats have now taken over the last spot in our at-large field for the ‘Big Dance’ while sending the Hawkeyes spiraling down the list towards the NIT.
Greg DePalma stumps for Syracuse, which lost to Miami in Tuesday night’s ACC Tournament and now must watch to see how such teams as California and Rhode Island do in their league tournaments. Forget metrics – though Syracuse’s isn’t bad – the Orange is simply better. Also, the Ivy League holds its first four-team tournament.
Greg DePalma sorts out the start of 11 conference tournaments as college basketball steams toward Selection Sunday, with the Patriot League settling its championship as top-seeded Bucknell welcomes Lehigh. NFL free agency also gets a look as contract agreements begin to leak out.
Greg DePalma brings everyone up to speed as college basketball hits its most hectic stretch, as Iona, UNC-Wilmington and East Tennessee State punch their NCAA Tournament tickets and the ACC‘s conference tournament gets underway. Key game tonight: Can St. Mary’s upend No.4 Gonzaga for the West Coast crown?
Greg DePalma questions the value of John Ross‘s record-breaking 40 time at the NFL combine – he’s not challenging Usain Bolt – and takes NFL Network to task for bringing in Snoop Dogg as an expert because he coached Ross in youth football. The night’s college hoops docket also gets a look, with tournament titles at stake in the Southern, Colonial and Metro Atlantic conferences.
With just 6 days remaining until Selection Sunday (March 12th), here are the latest stats and analysis for our top bubble teams in contention for the ‘Field of 68’ in next month’s D1 College Basketball Tournament.
Led by senior guard Peter Jok the Iowa Hawkeyes have been resurrected from the dead to win four straight including huge road wins at Maryland and Wisconsin and earn themselves a bid in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. With just 6 days before Selection Sunday let’s take a look at the other 44 at-large bids that we handed out this week.
Greg DePalma and new analyst Jamal Murphy, writer for CollegeHoopsDaily.com and proprietor of TheBlacketologist.com, take another look at how the NCAA Tournament field is taking shape heading into the final weekend before the major conferences hold their tournaments. There’s also a little NFL free agency and combine discussion.
Greg DePalma divides his attention between the NFL scouting combine and college basketball, where Northwestern‘s buzzer-beating triumph over Michigan might finally have removed the Wildcats’ distinction of being the last major program never to get an NCAA Tournament bid.