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StatSheet projects Middle Tennessee State as an NCAA Tournament bubble team with a possible 12 seed. The Blue Raiders are unranked in the AP Poll and sit at #33 in the StatSheet StatRank with a 28-5 overall record and a 19-1 record in the Sun Belt.
During the last four games, Middle Tennessee State held its own with wins against Louisiana, Western Kentucky, and Troy but also stumbled with a bad loss to RPI #125 Florida International.
Middle Tennessee State has a 2-3 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes an 0-2 record against the RPI Top 50 and an 0-1 record against AP ranked teams. While the Blue Raiders have no quality wins, they're weighed down by two bad losses including RPI #125 Florida International and RPI #158 Arkansas State.
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Baylor (18-13, 9-9 Big 12, StatRank #60), Temple (23-8, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #37), Ole Miss (23-8, 12-6 SEC, StatRank #56), and Colorado (20-10, 10-8 Pac-12, StatRank #36).
The first four teams out are Alabama (20-11, 12-6 SEC, StatRank #65), La Salle (21-8, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #46), Southern Miss (23-8, 12-4 Conference USA, StatRank #47), and Virginia (21-10, 11-7 ACC, StatRank #60).
The next four out are California (20-10, 12-6 Pac-12, StatRank #46), Iowa (20-11, 9-9 Big Ten, StatRank #72), Providence (17-13, 9-9 Big East, StatRank #83), and Wichita State (26-8, 12-6 Missouri Valley, StatRank #42).
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