On some level, it's relatively easy to evaluate which bubble teams were helped and which were hurt in conference tournament play. You win, you're helped. You lose, well, rubbing prayer beads and lighting candles can't hurt. In fact, such practices could be paying dividends for some mid-major teams already ousted a win or two shy of an automatic bid.
2hTodd Archer and Adam Schefter
7hDan Arritt, Special to ESPN.com
6mTomi "lurppis" Kovanen