Bubble Insider: Big East breakdown

Struggling to make sense of teams on the bubble? Let ASM be your guide

Updated: February 15, 2010, 4:00 PM ET
By Mike Hume | ESPN Insider
Samuels/HaywardAndy Lyons/Getty ImagesLouisville and Marquette could still find ways into the NCAA tournament.

By now you've no doubt noticed that the bubble is proving particularly vexing in the Big East. Seven teams reside on the fringe of the field, and since all of them have similar résumés and most have a big win to their credit, like Louisville's upset over Syracuse on Sunday, there's not a whole lot to differentiate the teams just yet.

We could just let things sort themselves out over the next few weeks, but where's the fun in that? If you're the type who likes to unwrap your presents ahead of schedule, then this glimpse into the bubble is for you.