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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2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

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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 featuring bubble teams that could 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: #67 UTEP Miners

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UTEP reminded us in 2009-2010 that there are more teams than just Memphis in Conference USA.  The Miners became the first non-Tiger team to capture the conference crown in five years and also snapped Memphis’ 64-game league win streak.  A repeat performance this year might be asking for too much though.

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 you need to know about your team.  Click here for teams #69-#99

By: David Kay
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Gophers Dominate Penn State, Dominoes Begin to Fall

By Mike Gallagher

After an up and down end to the regular season, no one really knew what to expect heading into a match-up with Penn State that posed a few problems for the Minnesota Gophers basketball team. [Read more…]