Bubble Insider: Friday status report

Waiting is the hardest part for mid-major trio

Originally Published: March 14, 2009
By Mike Hume | ESPN Insider

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.