Conference championship tournaments are in full swing and NCAA Tournament bids are being handed out on a nightly basis.
If you’re a college basketball fan, the best time of the season is upon us.
That is, unless you’re a college basketball fan of a team on the bubble. You could have lost your title game in a one-bid league. You could be in a power conference with a record near .500 in league play and need to do damage at your tournament. You could be headed for heartbreak on Selection Sunday.
Regardless, you’ll be hard pressed to find a much more dramatic time during the season. We attempt to cut through the hysteria with this week’s expanded version of our Postseason Watch.
– Liberty (15-20, 6-10 Big South; No. 288 RPI, No. 303 SOS)
No team’s stock has risen more in the past two weeks than the Flames, who were among the longest of long shots to qualify for the field of 68. All of that changed on four straight magical days in the Big South Tournament, as Liberty knocked...