Location is next, and since the Wildcats are a tenth seed in this situation, that location is mostly luck.
Notre Dame, meanwhile, kept its somewhat dimmer at-large hopes alive by erasing a 21-point second-half deficit to beat Virginia Tech in the ACC tournament's second round. It's down to 88 following a home win over Kansas to cap off a series sweep against the Jayhawks.
Overall, Oklahoma has won two out of their last three games. Instead, it is the No. 3 seed behind Kansas and Texas Tech, two teams it has surrendered leads against. "I think we've just got to stay locked in and focus on the things that matter". We'll have to see.
Kendall Smith shook a frustrated fist through the air, knowing his fourth foul would take him out of his role as Oklahoma State's most reliable closer.
The Big 12 features some of the best big men in the country, but two of them came to Kansas City with injuries that will limit their ability to play. Right now, it's tough to give them the benefit of the doubt with just 18 wins. It's not the first time that the team, now at 24-7, has lost a game by more than a few points. Final Four Big 12 action will feature a Friday doubleheader. Xavier is potentially in line for a No. 1 seed, but it may be vital for them to get a chance to meet Villanova for a third time this season - a team they have not won against.
"I believe we're in the NCAA Tournament", Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley said. He's maturing. He's disappointed, but he can help us win games. Now they have to wait and learn their fate Sunday.
So which is it, coach Lon Kruger, comfortable or concerned? As long as Oklahoma beats Oklahoma State in the first round (Oklahoma State won both meetings against Kansas this year, and the victor of the Oklahoma/Oklahoma State meeting faces Kansas in the quarterfinals), then I think the Jayhawks will be the last team standings.
This we know. The Cowboys have played themselves into the discussion. The OklahomaSooners are 18-12 on the season and went 8-10 in conference play.
Texas: The Longhorns (19-13) avoided a potentially crushing loss by gutting out a 68-64 victory over Iowa State in the Big 12 Tournament. Seniors Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr. are determined to lead West Virginia to a deep run in both tournaments, but the Mountaineers may be out of gas as far as the Big 12 tournament goes if they have to play Baylor and Texas back-to-back.
"We're a tournament team". Marquette faces No. 2 Villanova on Thursday. So just how much bubble desperation was Boynton feeling before Wednesday night? Louisville (20-12) can erase all doubt by knocking off top-ranked Virginia in Thursday's quarterfinals.
But Azubuike's absence only adds to the advantages Oklahoma State has.
Oklahoma State maintained a five- or six-point margin up until the six-minute mark of the second half.
Only one ranked team was playing (No. 12 North Carolina) and one autobid was decided. OU enters the week with an RPI of 36). Yet they enter Wednesday's second-round game against the Wake Forest-Syracuse victor with 10 Quadrant 1 wins, second only to Kansas (11) and that could have them in contention for a 2-seed despite their low ACC Tournament seeding.
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