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Quick Takes: Bubble winners, losers from a busy Saturday

February 9, 2020 Leave a comment

Dave2015With another bracket projection coming on Monday, let’s get through a busy Saturday of college hoops by focusing on the Bubble … Quick Takes style:

Saturday’s Bubble Winners:
Oklahoma – Perhaps no team helped its profile more than the Sooners, who knocked off West Virginia in Norman.  Adding a Top-Tier Quad 1 win (home or way) tends to have some sticking power.
Purdue – The Boilers’ offense traveled; that alone is breaking news. The fact that it came in Bloomington is gravy for Purdue fans.  More importantly, the Boilers now have a notable road win.
Arizona State – The Sun Devils held on against USC.  It was especially important with a road swing through Stanford and improved Cal up next.
Xavier – The Musketeers backed up a road wins at Seton Hall and DePaul by dispatching Providence at home.  Next up: Trips to Butler and Saint John’s.
Georgetown – The Hoyas did what they needed to do, beat DePaul at home. Three of their next four are on the road. Read more…