NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch (2/22/11)

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With two weeks left in the regular season, we are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes.  Here are some crucial games this week that have bubble teams matching head-to-head that could ultimately make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68Click here for my latest bracketology.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #56 Saint Mary’s Gaels

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Behind the boisterous Omar Samhan, Saint Mary’s became of the several mid-majors to make their mark on the college basketball map by advancing to the Sweet 16.  Samhan may have moved on in his basketball career, but the Gaels still figure to be on contention for a NCAA Tournament berth.

The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Our countdown will lead right up to the start of the season and provide you will all the in-depth information about the top teams in the game.  Click here if you missed teams #57-#99.

By: David Kay
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