Bracket Big Board takes into consideration past returns, current performance and expected future gains in determining who should be included among the field of 68 (31 automatic and 37 at-large bids). Essentially, the Bracket Big Board is a cheat sheet designed for amateur bracketologists if they were filling out a Tourney Pick ‘Em '11 entry today (Sign up now!). The Bracket Big Board is updated every Monday until the dance card is officially unveiled March 13.
Forget the samba, tango or whatever the hell Tom Brady was doing, the bracket shuffle is the dance craze of the moment. Conference tournament upsets from coast-to-coast has altered the field a million times.
Racing toward Selection Sunday, here are the latest entrants on the Triple-B:
*For games played through Friday, March 11
*RPI data provided by Rivals
*Orange teams rising, blue falling
On the Bubble: Boston College, Alabama, VCU, Harvard, UAB, UTEP
Dropped Out: Boston College, UAB, Texas Southern, Bethune-Cookman
Conference Breakdown: American East (1), ACC (5), Atlantic Sun (1), Atlantic 10 (3), Big 12 (6), Big East (11), Big Sky (1), Big South (1), Big Ten (7), Big West (1), Colonial (2), Conference USA (1), Horizon (1), Ivy (1), Mid-American (1), Mid-Eastern (1), Missouri Valley (1), Mountain West (3), Northeast (1), Ohio Valley (1), Pac-10 (3), Patriot (1), SEC (5), Southern (1), Southland (1), Summitt (1), Sun Belt (1), SWAC (1), West Coast (2), WAC (1)