Arkansas Razorbacks

Bubble Teams with the Most to Gain in the Conference Tournaments

The Bubble Watch resumes as major conference tourneys begin
Bubble Teams with the Most to Gain in the Conference Tournaments

The NCAA selection committee likes to remind us that a team’s entire body of work is being judged on Selection Sunday.

Why, then, does it seem that last impressions matter every season?

The conference tournaments give every team another chance to prove why they’re worthy of an NCAA Tournament slot or show why they were on the bubble in the first place.

Profiling Arkansas: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

Razorbacks looking for major road statement vs. Kentucky
Profiling Arkansas: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

For several seasons, Arkansas has been close to the NCAA Tournament but not quite in the field.

The culprit primarily has been any game away from Fayetteville. The Razorbacks are near-unbeatable at home. During the last three seasons, Arkansas is 50-6 at home and 5-30 in road and neutral games.

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