Originally Posted by evildeadjedi
There are some games but, the fact teams can lose so many games and still make the tourney makes it somewhat meaningless. Every week in college basketball doesn't matter. It's a double edged sword in that it makes the regular season meaningless but, allows more fans to pay attention since once the tourney starts pretty much everyone has a shot.
Every game does count, though. If you're on the bubble and you've lost to a couple of mediocre teams, you're probably staying home. It was quite an exciting season in 2008-09 with my team on the bubble all year, and ultimately making it in.