Bubble talk: Feb 12
In & Trending up
OKLAHOMA– The big win vs West Virginia helped their resume. Oklahoma was in jeopardy of falling out of our bracket. This quad 1 win moves them up to the 10 seed line
XAVIER The Musketeers have won three in a row including two road wins. One of those road wins was at Seton Hall. Xavier has moved up to the 10 seed and possibly even higher.
In & Trending down
USC– The Trojans have lost three in a row, with two coming on the road. Their resume is still ok for now as they are on our 9 seed line.
INDIANA The Hoosiers have lost 4 in a row. They have three solid NET wins and all eight of their losses are to teams in the top 40 of the NET. At some point they will need to end the losing to be safe.
Out & Trending up
NC STATE The road win at Syracuse gave the Wolfpack a nice quad 1 win. They are now in first four out and will be in heavy consideration to move in for Friday’s seed list reveal.
UTAH ST The Aggies have a lot to do, but winning is important. They have gotten our attention with the win at Colorado St. Must avoid losses to stay in consideration
Out & Trending down
MEMPHIS- The Tigers are 3-3 in last six including a bad loss at home to South Florida this weekend. A big road trip at Cincinnati and UConn is a big chance to right the ship. Memphis still has two games remaining against league leading Houston.
TEXAS Losers of three games in a row, the Longhorns find themselves deeply buried on the bubble. The three losses were to top teams in the conference and were big opportunities missed.