Baylor among first four out of tourney 

February, 23, 2011

JonesAP Photo/Eugene TannerPerry Jones and the Bears continue to flirt with the Bubble.
This edition of "Bracket Math" includes all games through Tuesday, Feb. 22. Rankings reflect an up-to-date S-Curve from yours truly, posing as one hypothetical member of the NCAA men's basketball committee.

The S-Curve

*: Clinched regular-season title and NIT automatic bid if needed

BOLD: Current conference leader

GREEN: Teams with tourney odds of 75 percent or better through games of Feb. 22.

YELLOW: "Last four in" (will play Mar. 15-16 in Dayton, Ohio)

GOLD: Lowest four auto-bids (will play Mar. 15-16 in Dayton, Ohio)

RED: "First four out" (teams 69-72 on the S-curve)