NCAA Tournament Bubble

Kentucky second defending champ in four years to miss NCAA Tournament

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We now know for a fact that there will be a new champion in college basketball. The Kentucky Wildcats, who won it all last season, are among the teams on the outside looking in after the 68-team field was announced on Sunday evening. Despite going 12-6 in SEC play the Wildcats found themselves on the [more]

Alabama still has work to do following win over Tennessee

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There was just one matchup of bubble teams on Friday afternoon, as Alabama took on Tennessee in an SEC tournament quarterfinal. In the case of both teams a win wasn’t going to lock up a spot in the NCAA tournament field, but at the very least the winner would remain in control of its own [more]

Virginia can only sit and wait following ACC tournament loss to N.C. State

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Most everyone involved knew what was on the line for Virginia in their ACC tournament quarterfinal against N.C. State, including the Cavaliers themselves. With a resume that features as many bad losses as quality victories, Virginia was in a position where a one-and-done weekend in Greensboro could end their NCAA tournament hopes. In the aftermath [more]

2013 Middle Tennessee = 2012 Drexel? Blue Raiders upset in Sun Belt semis

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How much does this season’s Middle Tennessee team have in common with the Drexel Dragons of a season ago? In the aftermath of the Blue Raiders’ 61-57 loss to Florida International in the semifinals of the Sun Belt conference tournament, Middle Tennessee (28-5, 19-1) fans are hoping for a Selection Sunday fate better than Drexel’s [more]

Virginia’s NCAA hopes in jeopardy as Michael Snaer hits another game-winner (VIDEO)

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Virginia has no desire whatsoever to make things easy on themselves. What else can the explanation for Virginia’s resume be after they dropped another game with the potential to do more harm than good, falling 53-51 at Florida State? Michael Snaer, who has now hit six game-winning shots in his career, drove to the basket [more]

Bubble Banter opens with 41 teams on the bubble

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Bubble Banter highlights the teams we believe are on the NCAA Bubble. If a team isn’t listed, they aren’t a bubble team at the time of the update.  An amazing 41 teams begin the countdown as bubble teams.  Even more could have listed, and teams will come and go over the next few weeks.  To [more]