Bubble Watch: Are Mid-Majors Being Overlooked?

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There has been and will be a lot of talk today about the final at-large spots for the NCAA Tournament, are mid-major teams being overlooked thus far?

There is a lot of talk around who will be in and who will be out when the selection committee closes shop this evening. A lot of the national pundits are focusing on Tennessee, Dayton, Nebraska, Xavier, SMU, BYU, Missouri, Cal, Minnesota and Florida State; but aren't we missing out on a lot of deserving teams? Here is a breakdown for who might be in position for the final projected six spots:

Team Record RPI KenPom BB State Best Win Avg RPI Win Avg RPI Loss
BYU 23-11 32 49 51 Gonzaga (22) 127 76
Belmont 24-9 56 109 39 UNC (25) 206 100
Cal 19-13 60 73 100 Arizona (2) 143 47
Dayton 23-10 44 52 61 UMass (21) 138 68
Florida State 19-13 51 41 114 VCU (12) 159 35
Green Bay 24-6 61 61 23 Virginia (10) 171 104
Iona 22-10 57 76 47 Manhattan (55) 202 78
Louisiana Tech 27-7 63 35 26 Oklahoma (27) 201 92
Minnesota 19-13 46 58 106 Wisconsin (6) 135 45
Missouri 22-11 48 77 80 UCLA (13) 142 60
Nebraska 19-12 47 48 78 Wisconsin (6) 135 54
SMU 23-9 52 32 37 Cincinnati (18) 177 80
Southern Miss 27-6 34 63 15 North Dakota State (37) 180 85
Tennessee 21-12 42 13 75 Virginia (10) 133 56
Toledo 27-6 41 107 19 Western Michigan (72) 182 89
Xavier 21-12 53 42 81 Creighton (19) 122 62

Are mid-majors being overlooked?

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