Category: Bubble

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Bubble talk: Feb 20

In & Trending up PROVIDENCE– The Friars are stringing together some nice wins. Several wins on the road. They currently have 6 quad 1 wins. They must avoid accumulating too many losses and they will likely be in the field. If we updated today, they would likely be in the play-in game. NC STATE Signature …

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 …

Bubble talk: Jan 30

In & Trending up TEXAS TECH– The big win vs West Virginia helped their resume. The Mountaineers have had solid metric numbers just need some quad 1 wins to keep moving up. VIRGINIA– The Cavaliers enter the field with a huge win over Florida St. They must continue to add wins to stay in the …

Bubble talk: Jan 23

In & Trending up HOUSTON– 32 in the NET, 2-2 in quad 1 and 4-2 in quad 2. Big win over Wichita St helped their cause NC STATE– 44 in the NET, 3-3 in quad 1, 1-1 in quad 2. Winning three in a row always helps the resume In & Trending down WICHITA STATE– …

Bubble talk: Jan 15

The bubble is the last 18 teams in and all of the teams up for consideration. We currently are considering 25 teams that are not listed in our last bracket. So as of today our bubble is 43 teams strong. Teams can always move in or fall out of our bubble with a good week …

Early Bubble talk

We are one month into the new men’s college basketball season and a lot has happened already. Officially the NET ranking that is used as the main sorting tool for the selection committee has not been released yet. Even when it is released it will be way too early to really make any solid bracket …

The Bubble: Teams on the move early in the season

Early season success or struggle usually doesn’t mean a lot come selection Sunday. However, a few good wins or a couple of tough losses may change the perspective of certain teams. Pre-season predictions often start to change early in the season. We share three teams on the rise and three teams off to tough starts …

The Bubble: Traditional teams needing a bid

Teams on the bubble may or may not be good enough to make the 2019-20 NCAA men’s basketball tournament in March. We take a look at some traditional programs who have not been in recent tournaments who will be on this year’s bubble ( one who should be in easy). These teams have been in …