Tim Elko, Ole Miss (SEC photo)


On The Mark: Impacting The Bubble


Two things have the most significant impact on the bubble:

First, how many power conference teams scarf up all the available spots, and how many tournament upsets shrink the bubble?

The Big 12 is locked in at six and Pac-12 at five, barring someone making a shocking run in either conference tournament. 

The ACC looks assured of nine bids with Miami, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Louisville, and Florida State locked in, and Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, and NC State are in with a few more wins. In addition, they have three bubble teams in Clemson, North Carolina, and[…]