The Boilermakers have won nine Quad 1 games so far and are top five in the NET. There are some tough games ahead, but Purdue is looking great.
Houston May not have as many chances as other teams in conference play, but the Cougars did work out of conference. Being the top team in the NET helps, too.
Alabama has the out of conference wins paired with high metrics. There are still more chances to pick up big wins, and not many chances for bad losses.
The Jayhawks lead the nation with 10 Quad 1 wins. That speaks for itself, and also makes sense with the top strength of schedule. Kansas has tough Big 12 games to play, but winning a few could be enough.
Texas had a chance for a big win at Kansas, but came up short. Despite the poor nonconference schedule, the Longhorns have picked up eight Quad 1 wins and have more to come.
Tennessee may only have four Quad 1 wins, but great metrics mean a lot. Any slip ups could be costly, though. Not a lot of margin for error.
Only three losses on the year for Arizona, but there hasn't been a lot of competition in conference. The final three games of the season against Arizona State and at USC and UCLA will be huge for its chances.
UCLA, like Tennessee, is living off metrics more than Quad 1 wins, having only three. There aren't a lot of chances left, so chaos might be needed for the Bruins.
Baylor has seven Quad 1 wins and are 11 in the NET. If it wasn't in the Big 12, I don't think it would be able to climb to the top line, but the chances are there.
Iowa State is going to need a little bit of chaos and some big wins, but beating Kansas was a big step toward a 1 seed. I don't know if it'll do it, but I can't say no chance just yet.
A poor nonconference schedule likely doomed Kansas State. But, like all the other Big 12 teams, the Wildcats will have chances. Chaos won't hurt.
Copyright © 2023 Weber Bracketology - All Rights Reserved.