Purdue's red-hot and rising

The Boilermakers are in contention for the No. 1 line with three weeks to go

Originally Published: February 19, 2010
By Joe Lunardi | Special to
Getty ImagesRobbie Hummel and the crew are looking solid for a No. 1 these days.

Welcome to the new, expanded edition of Joe Lunardi's Rundown, featuring his latest bracket breakthrough, Tournament Odds.

How is it different from Bracketology? With Bracketology, Lunardi tells you how the bracket looks on that specific day.

With Tournament Odds, Lunardi tells you how the bracket is likely to look come Selection Sunday, by comparing current teams to those in his extensive database of prior seasons.

The Race for the Top

The Georgetown Hoyas dropping their second game of the season to the Syracuse Orange also drops the Hoyas from the list of teams showing at least a 10 percent chance of landing a No. 1 seed. Expect this list to continue to shrink over the next week or two.

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