Bubble Insider: Mock Bracket lessons

Trial run signals bubble teams need signature wins

Originally Published: February 26, 2009
By Mike Hume | ESPN Insider

On Sunday, ESPN's NCAA selection committee completed a mock bracket in Bristol. For those of you who have yet to read it, you can see their bracket here, along with breakdowns from Bracketologist Joe Lunardi and Andy Katz.

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AP Photo/Stew MilneBeating Pitt kept Providence's hopes alive, but the Friars may need more.

After viewing the field, you might be wondering why we're even bothering with Bubble Watch. After all, the mock bracket should tell us how the committee views certain bubble teams. Case closed, right?