It’s that time of year.
College basketball’s “Championship Week” is in full swing, and as such, it’s time for teams that didn’t live up to their potential this season to try and secure a bid in their conference tournaments or sweat out life on the bubble.
NCAA Tournament staples like Syracuse, Louisville, UCLA and Notre Dame scuffled through conference play and find themselves unsure of their tournament fate entering Selection Sunday.
Star freshmen Trae Young and Collin Sexton revitalized their respective programs early in the season, but both Oklahoma and Alabama fell into a late-season rut that has them wondering if their early brilliance was enough to earn them a ticket to the dance.
So, which teams are going to be extra nervous Sunday? Let’s take a look.
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