Bubble teams

Illinois State makes bubble teams sweat with ‘Arch Madness’ semifinal win over No. 8 Wichita State

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The Redbirds have now won six straight games, and their win over the Shockers does no favors to bubble teams who need as many at-large bids to be available as possible going into Selection Sunday. [more]

No. 23 SMU’s loss at Temple damages a resume that lacks quality road wins

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With home wins over UConn, Memphis and Cincinnati, No. 23 SMU has three quality wins that look good on their NCAA tournament resume. Based largely upon those results, Larry Brown’s Mustangs look to be well-positioned to make their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1993. However, results like Sunday’s 71-64 loss at Temple won’t do SMU [more]

Did Seton Hall’s loss to Louisville burst its bubble?

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NEW YORK–Late in the first half of Seton Hall’s matchup with Louisville in the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden, a voice rang out from the back of the Seton Hall student section. “I just wanna dance!” a fan yelled. Well, not so fast. Following the Pirates’ 61-55 loss to [more]