Bracketology: Arizona State, Nebraska moving up

In today's bracket, Arizona State made the biggest move upward after beating Arizona on Saturday.  The Sun Devils have won six out of seven to move from not even on the bubble to an 8-seed.

Nebraksa -- yes, Nebraska -- has also gotten hot, winning five of six, including Sunday's shocker at Michigan State.  The Cornhuskers are only 14-10, so you can't get too excited yet, but they do have a favorable schedule to finish the year.

SMU showed us why they still have to be considered a bubble team, despite some nice home wins.  They haven't beaten a quality team away from home yet, and lost at Temple over the weekend.  The Mustangs still have a couple tough road games left at Memphis and Louisville.

Oklahoma State continued its slide with a loss at home to rival Oklahoma. That resulted in a 2-seed drop in the bracket and an appearance on the bubble.  They play equally-desperate Baylor next.

At the top of the bracket, Florida posted an impressive win at Kentucky and made a statement that they are going to be a force to be reckoned with in March.

Also, Creighton blasted Villanova for the second time this season.  Despite that, I still have Nova ahead of the Blue Jays in the bracket.  Teams are judged on their entire season, not just one or two games, but Creighton really has the Wildcats' number.

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Jerry Palm started writing about sports on the Internet right after Al Gore invented it. He was the first to bring RPI out in the open and is one of the pioneers of predicting the March Madness bracket.... Full Bio

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