REMAINING GAMES: WCC tournament
Few of their wins really stand out, but a good showing in the WCC tournament could put the Cougars, who are 11--4 in road or neutral-site games, on track for their sixth straight NCAA tournament bid.
BAD LOSSES: vs. Kent State, at St. John's
QUALITY WINS: at Kansas State, vs. Georgetown, vs. Cincinnati
REMAINING GAMES: vs. DePaul, at South Florida
Forward Kevin Jones is among the nation's best players, but five close losses could relegate the Mountaineers to the NIT for the first time in Bob Huggins's five-year tenure in Morgantown.
BAD LOSSES: at Hawaii
QUALITY WINS: at Vanderbilt, vs. Purdue, vs. Cincinnati