Nebraska Cornhuskers

10 Teams Surging into March Madness

Tennessee and others have built momentum into the postseason
10 Teams Surging into March Madness


A good rule of thumb for anyone filling out bracket is to ask one simple question: How many consecutive games against good teams can this team win right now?

Nearly every team in the field will have proven at some point in the year, even if it was in the conference tournaments, can win four or five games in a row.

Of course, we know teams like Wichita State and Florida can reel off wins better than any other team in the country. Here, we are highlighting some of the teams that are just now starting to show their true potential.

College Basketball Weekend Recap: 15 Things to Know

McDermott, Wichita State, Florida set milestones in final weekend of regular season
College Basketball Weekend Recap: 15 Things to Know

Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.

Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten streak or Florida joined an elite class, there was cause for celebration on the final day of the regular season.

The milestone in Lincoln wasn’t quite as expected as the others, but just as momentous as Nebraska all but clinched an NCAA Tournament bid with a win over Wisconsin.

Profiling Nebraska: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

Cornhuskers can make major statement vs. Wisconsin
Profiling Nebraska: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

Fifteen Senior Nights have come and gone in Lincoln without a group of veterans continuing their seasons in the NCAA Tournament.

That could change Sunday against Wisconsin.

The Cornhuskers have been one of the surprise teams in the country, assured of a winning record in the Big Ten. The next hurdle could be their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 1998.

Here’s how Nebraska arrived on the bubble and how the Huskers could further their case Sunday and into the conference tournaments.

NCAA Tournament Projections, Bubble Watch and Key Games

Several teams are in crunch time in the final week of the regular season
NCAA Tournament Projections, Bubble Watch and Key Games March 4

Crunch time is here.

Conference tournaments are starting this week in 13 league. But with most of those tournaments featuring a winner-take-all for an NCAA bid, the bubble watch is taking place in the final week of the regular season for the major conferences.

The Big East, Atlantic 10 and Pac-12 have perhaps the most important bubble games of the week while other teams are simply trying to work on some resume maintenance, as you might call it.

Here are the key midweek games and a look at the field and bubble teams for the rest of the week.

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