Following the theme of today’s games, LSU and NC State kept it close. It appeared to be your typical 8-9 match-up until about 5 minutes left in the first half when LSU went on a 21-6 leading into halftime … at which point I thought this game was over. Clearly I hadn’t learned my lesson from the rest of the 1st round. NC State would make me pay for that when they went on a 18-3 run to close out the game. North Carolina went on to win 66-65.
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.”
This year, when it comes to the SEC, it seems like it’s Kentucky … and then everyone else. After a lights-out performance on Saturday night against Auburn, the Wildcats are looking to roll into the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed. Arkansas and Texas A&M, however, are hoping to have something to say about that come conference tournament time in a couple of weeks.