Bubble Banter: Michigan with a big home game, MTSU to keep hope alive?

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You can find the latest NBC Sports Bracketology here. That is where the seeds you see listed below come from.

This post will be updated throughout the night. 

Michigan (RPI: 55, KenPom: 29, No. 10 seed): The Wolverines landed a really nice win on Thursday, knocking off Wisconsin, the best team in the conference, at home on a night where they caught a break, getting the Badgers without Bronson Koenig. It’s the third top 50 win and tenth top 100 win for the Wolverines, and that alone has them in a good spot with a 17-9 record. But here’s the thing: Four of Michigan’s last five games are on the road and the one home game is against Purdue. The Wolverines probably need to go at least 2-3 in that stretch, but since one of the games is at Rutgers, 3-2 may be a better answer.

Middle Tennessee State (RPI: 38, KenPom: 51, No. 11 seed): Middle’s chances of sneaking in as an at-large if they lose in the Conference USA tournament remain as they were able to pick up a win over Western Kentucky on Thursday.