Are Gonzaga and Baylor better off losing BEFORE the Tournament?
Jack is joined by Jake Paliga to recap the past week (2/22/21 - 2/28/21) of college basketball action.
Including: the greatest time of year (8:30 - 12:15), The Big Ten hierarchy, Ohio State's losing skid, Michigan State's big wins over Illinois and Ohio State, and their heartbreaking loss to Maryland Sunday, Illinois bounces back from their mid-week loss with a win over Wisconsin, Can Illinois win without Ayo Dosunmu? How many Big Ten teams will make the Tournament, and where will those teams be seeded? Are Maryland, Rutgers, Michigan State and Indiana IN or OUT? Michigan continues to roll, moves to #2 in the nation (12:15 - 24:15). As Gonzaga moves to 24-0, are there any dangers for the Bulldogs if they finish the season undefeated? Would they be better off with a loss on their record entering the Tourney? (24:15 - 27:00). A look at the American Athletic Conference, Missouri Valley, A-10, Mountain West and other mid-major conferences and programs, such as Houston, San Diego State, Utah State, Boise State, VCU, Saint Louis, Richmond, Drake and Loyola (27:00 - 34:05). Baylor suffers its first loss in over a year to Kansas (34:05 - 36:20). Arkansas surges in the polls, Bruce Pearl beats Tennessee again, SEC action, how much confidence should we have in Alabama? (36:20 - 42:10). Big 12: Texas loses 5 of 8, Oklahoma drops three in a row, Cade Cunningham and Oklahoma State moves back into top 25, West Virginia, (42:10 - 48:50). ACC (48:10 - 51:30), Big East, Villanova and Creighton fall over the weekend (51:30 - 56:55), Pac-12: USC drops three of four, Colorado impresses, UCLA in first place, Oregon and Stanford on the bubble (56:55 - 1:02:10), and what to watch for this week (1:02:10 - END).
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