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Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier

Bryce Cotton scored 23 points and Providence beat Creighton, 65-58, to capture the Big East Championship. The Friars, who were a bubble team needing a win to get into the NCAA Tournament, now have an automatic bid to next week’s tournament. 167 more words

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NCAA Tournament Bubble: Saint Joseph's Last Team in, Florida State, Providence Need Wins

Plenty of NCAA Tournament bubbles burst yesterday. St. John’s lost to Providence, sending the Red Storm to the NIT, just like Georgetown. California lost to Colorado, dropping to 5-11 against tournament and NIT-type teams, and likely ending their chances. 517 more words

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Boris Bojanovsky Dunk Beats the Buzzer, Maryland and FSU is Still on the NCAA Tournament Bubble

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Boris Bojanovsky dunked on two Maryland Terps with :00.4 left and Florida State’s NCAA Tournament hopes remain alive thanks to a 67-65 triumph in the ACC Tournament. 75 more words

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Bubble Banter: Pittsburgh, California have work to do

A month ago, Pittsburgh was a no-doubt NCAA Tournament team.  The Panthers had battled Cincinnati, Syracuse, and Virginia to the final seconds in close losses.  Their efficiency numbers suggested a team that could win in March.  337 more words

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Inside the Bracket: Stretch run key for several teams

It’s not a surprise to say the current NCAA Tournament bubble is soft.  While we most often focus  on the cutline (last teams in, first teams out), a few notable programs may not be as secure as it seems.   496 more words

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