Commentary

Purdue Boilermakers are on the rise

After pulling the upset on Sunday, Purdue is back in the mix for a No. 2 seed

Originally Published: February 21, 2011
By Joe Lunardi | ESPN Insider
MooreBrian Spurlock/US PresswireThe Boilermakers are rapidly rising in the bracket.

Welcome back to the expanded edition of Joe Lunardi's Rundown, featuring tournament odds. This file will take you deeper into Bracketology. Bracketology provides a snapshot of how the bracket looks on that specific day, but through the use of Lunardi's extensive database of previous seasons, tournament odds tell you how the bracket likely will look come Selection Sunday.

Top line report

What a mess! Losses in the past week by all four projected No. 1 seeds has really scrambled the top line odds. We're now looking at five very equal teams competing for four spots, with both BYU and San Diego State seeing their chances improve at the same time.

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