On the Mark: Sizing the Bubble


Selection Monday is a week away and some teams are running out of time to make their regional cases, left to spend the week scoreboard watching. Today we look at the safe teams, the automatic bids, the at-large contenders and determine the size of the bubble.

First off there are some teams that are very secure in their status. These would project as No. 1 and No. 2 seeds.

ArkansasStanfordSouth CarolinaOklahoma State
VanderbiltEast CarolinaLouisiana TechOregon State
TexasTCUSouthern MissArizona State
TennesseeOle MissNC StateMichigan
Notre DameFloridaGeorgia TechUC Irvine
Mississippi StateGonzagaFlorida StateOld Dominion
Texas TechCharlotteMiamiConnecticut


At the bottom of the field there are 13 automatic bids[…]