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Bubble Watch: The Case Against Temple

The Temple Owls, currently sitting at 20-7, 10-5 in the American, currently sit on the elusive bubble of the NCAA Tournament field of 68. Although Temple’s record is one of the better on the bubble, it holds one win in three games versus top 25 opponents, making Temple a questionable selection for the committee. In November, Temple scheduled three games

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Week Two Takeaways

The college basketball season is off and running. Throughout the first two weeks there have been buzzer beaters, overtime games, shocking blowouts, and some amazing upsets. If one didn’t look at the calendar and see that it is only November 18 it could easily be mistaking for March. Feast week has made its way to the forefront and will stay

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AAC Tournament Preview

The Favorites: Wichita State, Cincinnati, and Houston all split their regular season series against one another so there is no clear cut favorite. If I had to bet money, I would pick Cincinnati because they have an easier path to the finals as Wichita State and Houston have a potential showdown in the semifinals.   Quarterfinal matchups that the favorites want

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AAC Key Matchups: Wichita State Ends Cinncinati’s Longest Active Home Winning Streak

Landry Shamet lead the way for the Shockers with 19 points as the 19th ranked Shockers pull out a close 76-72 victory over the 5th ranked Bearcats. This was the marquee victory Wichita State has been looking for all season. Wichita State remained in the lead throughout the game, but the Bearcats didn’t give them much breathing room. They managed

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AAC Key Matchups: Cincinnati Dominates SMU

Cincinnati won in the most Cincinnati way possible. Ugly. Poor shooting and tons of free throws all game long for both sides. The Bearcats only shot 41.4%, but they held SMU to 37.5% shooting. And they won the turnover battle by 7. This culminated into Cincinnati pushing their NCAA-leading home winning streak to 35, winning the game 76-56. This is

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AAC Tourney Watch

  LOCKS: Wichita State, Cincinnati, SMU Quality Wins: Marquette, Baylor, Oklahoma State Bad Losses: None Quality Wins: UCLA, Mississippi State Bad Losses: None Quality Wins: Arizona, USC, UCF, Boise State Bad Losses: Western Kentucky On The Bubble: Houston, UCF Quality Wins: Arkansas, Providence Bad Losses: Drexel Quality Wins: Alabama Bad Losses: None  

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