Found March 09, 2014 on The Sports Bank:
Fran McCaffery and his #24 Iowa Hawkeyes are likely in the NCAA Tournament. They will fall out of the polls, deservedly, after losing a Senior Night game in which they were favored by 12. But I still think they’re good to go dancing even if they get knocked out of the first round of the Big Ten Tournament this week. The Hawkeyes lost in dramatic fashion to an Illinois Fighting Illini team that has been playing very well down the stretch, winning four of their last five. Jon Ekey, or “3Key,” broke their hearts with a last second triple. And in the postgame media session, Fran McCaffery got a NCAA Tourney bubble question. Q. “Do you think you’re in the tournament?” Fran McCaffery: “I don’t know. I’m not Joe Lunardi.” That’s the power of the World Wide Leader, Fran McCaffery didn’t say “I don’t know, I’m not a bracketologist,” or “I’m not the selection committee.” No, he dropped the Lunardi name. Let’s do some bracketology. Iowa has a RPI of 33 with a SoS of 23. Their re
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