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Daily March Madness Tracker: Villanova, Iowa State make cases

Did Villanova and Iowa State secure spots in the field? Is Miami fading?
<p> Daily March Madness Tracker: Villanova, Iowa State make cases</p>

Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists.

Daily March Madness Tracker: Reasons for optimism after Michigan-Michigan State

Michigan has case for No. 1, Michigan State's slide, Virginia's puzzling week
<p> Daily March Madness Tracker: Reasons for optimism after Michigan-Michigan State</p>

Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists.

As college basketball’s regular season and conference tournament season nears a close, Athlon Sports will keep you up to date on the key developments through the week. Each day brings key developments for the NCAA Tournament, so in this space, we’ll update which teams look to be in the field, which might be playing themselves out as well as the key games of the day.

Daily March Madness Tracker: Virginia off the bubble, Gonzaga a No. 1?

Virginia's bizarre resume gets a boost, Gonzaga has case for No. 1 seed, plus a weekend preview
<p> Daily Bubble Watch and NCAA Tournament Tracker: Virginia seals bid?</p>

Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists.

As college basketball’s regular season and conference tournament season nears a close, Athlon Sports will keep you up to date on the key developments through the week. Each day brings key developments for the NCAA Tournament, so in this space, we’ll update which teams look to be in the field, which might be playing themselves out as well as the key games of the day.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Gonzaga, Georgetown make moves

Neither Gonzaga nor Georgetown have lost since Jan. 19, both enter top five of our rankings
<p> Neither Gonzaga nor Georgetown have lost since Jan. 19, both enter top five of our power rankings.</p>

For most of the season, the college basketball power rankings have been fairly consistent at the top: Two or three teams from the Big Ten, a team or two from the state of Florida, maybe Duke and/or Kansas every now and then.

Some of those trends remained true this week with Indiana and Michigan taking the top two spots and Miami sitting at No. 5. But the top four has a few newcomers.

10 Amazing College Basketball Stats of the Week: Feb. 18-24

Georgetown's Otto Porter enters National Player of the Year discussion with effort vs. Syracuse
<p> Amazing College Basketball Stats of the Week: Feb. 18-24</p>

These days, it takes a special effort to defeat Syracuse or Colorado State on their home courts.

The Orange and the Rams have owned their arenas, with home winning streaks of 38 and 27 games, respectively. Both of those streaks ended Saturday thanks to dominating performances from two players.

College Basketball Weekend Preview: Another classic for Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry?

The Otto Porter show heads to packed Carrier Dome for week's top game
<p> College Basketball Weekend Preview: Another classic for Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry?</p>

A casualty of conference realignment will be a boon for the turnstiles at the Carrier Dome.

With Syracuse off to the ACC next season, Saturday’s matchup will be the second-to-last regular-season meeting in a a storied Big East rivalry between the Orange and Georgetown and the last in upstate New York.

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