Penn State, Baylor and Temple all seemed like long shots as recently as last week
This bracketology will evaluate teams based on how they have performed up to this point in the season. It will not factor in how they are projected to do in the rest of the season. A conference in parentheses next to a team indicate...
A down year in the Big Ten torpedoed the resume of bubble teams.
Carsen Edwards scored 27 points and No. 8 Purdue pulled away from Penn State in the second half of a 78-70 victory that put the Boilermakers in the Big Ten Tournament championship game for the second time in three seasons
Nebraska, Penn State, Houston and Temple are all looking to stay in NCAA tournament contention