Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier

50 %
50 %
Information about Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier

Published on March 16, 2014

Author: hallowedblasphe76

Source: slideshare.net

Description

Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier | The Big LeadBryce Cotto...

Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier | The Big Lead Bryce Cotton scored 23 points and Providence beat Creighton, 65-58, to capture the Big East Championship. The Friars, who were a bubble team needing a win to get into the NCAA Tournament, now have an automatic bid to next week's tournament. So who did they steal a spot from? The updated RPI and SOS numbers won't be available until the morning, but for now, the most likely candidates appear to be: * Minnesota - RPI of 49, SOS of 5, but only two Top 50 RPI wins (both in mid-January, at home) * Xavier - RPI of 46, SOS of 30, four Top 50 RPI wins, but lost 3-of-4 in the last two weeks St. Joesph's, which was our consensus last team in the tournament on Friday, plays for the Atlantic- 10 Championship Sunday against VCU. The Hawks are in right now, but by the narrowest of margins over Minnesota and Xavier. Providence's victory wasn't good for bubble teams like NC State (lost to Duke) and Florida State (lost to Virginia).

Related: NCAA Tournament Bubble: Saint Joseph's Last Team in, Florida State, Providence Need Wins Related:? Jabari Parker Drove Through the North Carolina State Defense for a Powerful Jam Related:? Denzel Valentine Threw a Between-the-Legs Bounce Pass to Set Up a Michigan State Dunk http://thebiglead.com/2014/03/15/providence-stole-an-ncaa-tournament-bid-probably-from-minnesota -or-xavier/

Add a comment

Related pages

bryce cotton providence | The Big Lead

bryce cotton providence. By thebiglead2013 March 15, 2014 10:45 pm ET ET 0. SHARE ON FACEBOOK. 0. SHARE ON TWITTER TWEET. SHARE ON SMS SMS. SHARE ON ...
Read more

Providence Friars | The Big Lead

Providence Stole an NCAA Tournament Bid, Probably From Minnesota or Xavier College Basketball March 15, 2014 11:00 pm ET · Jason McIntyre
Read more

Providence Friars men's basketball - Wikipedia, the free ...

Providence Friars basketball can be traced back to 1921, ... A Providence native, ... BIG EAST Tournament Champions / NCAA Tournament 2nd Round ...
Read more

WN.com - Articles related to March Madness 2014: Top 5 ...

... 2014_Top_5_NCAA_tournament_snubs_d ... the Big Ten quarterfinals probably ... 17/NIT_Tournament_2014_bracket_revealed_Minnesota_St ...
Read more

Gophers basketball: “Maybe two” Big Ten tourney wins ...

Gophers receive votes to win division and face Ohio St for Big Ten title in 2015; Gophers basketball: ... the NCAA tournament, ... with Providence, ...
Read more

Providence Friars Basketball Tickets | Vivid Seats

Providence NCAA Tournament Ticket Information. If the Friars make it to the Big Dance, ... Michigan State Basketball Tickets; Minnesota Gophers Basketball ...
Read more

College Basketball Bubble Watch - Bubble teams falling by ...

College Basketball Bubble Watch. ... teams into the NCAA tournament. But the Big East's ... Providence loses in Philadelphia, it probably could ...
Read more

Bubble Tracker: 5 borderline teams in need of résumé boosts

... a quarterfinal to secure an at-large bid. Minnesota has a strength ... Bubble: Xavier (in), Providence (out ... THE NCAA TOURNAMENT BUBBLE.
Read more

NCAA Tournament Bracketology: Gopher Basketball Clearly on ...

... make their way into the Big ... at the NCAA Tournament and who who is ... on their way into the Tournament. Minnesota, as of today, probably is on ...
Read more

You want to talk bubble? St. John's, Nebraska, Oklahoma ...

... but no one really has a legit idea who is likely to be fighting for an NCAA Tournament bid ... Xavier (Big East); Minnesota ... Providence (Big ...
Read more