Before the day ends, we’ll know what 68 teams have made the field for the NCAA Tournament. There are a lot of teams that are awfully nervous heading into the announcement, sitting squarely on the tournament bubble. Bracketologists have prognosticated who they think is in and who is out. What do we think? Here are the four teams we think will be deemed the “Last Four In.”
Three days ago, 15 finalists were announced for the Wooden Award, which is given to the most outstanding player in the country. As we head into the major conference tournaments, there are a clear top two candidates to bring home the hardware, but let’s take a look at the top five.
Kentucky faced its final road game of the season in the pursuit of perfection and was able to grind out its 30th win of the season, 72-64. Georgia played UK close the entire game and led by as many as 9 points in the second half due to an 11-0 run. Georgia was able to have success down low for most of the night against the interior of the Kentucky defense that is filled with NBA lottery picks. The Georgia big men had 28 of their 32 points at the half. But Kentucky eventually wore down the Bulldogs and battled back to take the lead for good.