Bubble Watch: Tracking the Close Race for the Last NCAA Tournament Bids
From now until Selection Sunday (March 12), college basketball teams from all across the nation will be trying to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
36 at-large teams make the tournament, in addition to 32 conference tournament champions who earn an automatic bid.
As Pitt moves along with its season, PSN will be tracking the performance of the teams on the ‘bubble,’ that is, the teams that are fighting for those last spots out of the 36 at-large openings in the bracket.
Boise State (18-5) won over Air Force, 59-52.
Maryland picked up a big win on Tuesday, taking down No. 21 Indiana 66-55. The Terrapins are 15-7 on the year.
Wake fell to 14-9 on the year with a 75-73 loss at Duke.
The Mountaineers lost 76-72 to TCU, falling to 13-9 on the year.
The Wildcats took down Ole Miss 75-66, advancing to 15-7.
Texas A&M lost to Arkansas, 81-70. The Aggies sit at 15-7 on the year.
Nevada earned a big win over No. 22 San Diego State, 75-66, advancing to 17-6 on the year.
The Hogs took down fellow bubble team Texas A&M, improving to 15-7 on the season.
GAMES TO KEEP AN EYE ON FOR TONIGHT:
Creighton (13-8) at Georgetown (6-16)
Penn State (14-17) at No. 1 Purdue
No. 2 Tennessee at Florida (12-9)
Georgia (14-7) at No. 25 Auburn
Tulsa at Cincinnati (14-8)
Seton Hall (13-9) at St. John’s (14-8)
LSU (12-9) at Missouri (16-5)
Florida State (7-15) at North Carolina State (17-5)
Oklahoma State (12-9) at Oklahoma (12-9)
New Mexico (19-3) at Utah State (17-5)