Conversely, NC State, TCU, St. John's, Texas, Indiana, Creighton and Georgetown all lost.
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Locks: Kansas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, Baylor
8 seed heading into a 72-71 loss to West Virginia in the Big 12 tournament, Lon Kruger's group has beaten Wofford at home, taken care of Florida on a neutral floor and stands at 4-10 in Quad 1 games.
There is, for starters, the NET ranking that was, at least when Belmont stopped playing, higher than those of Iowa, Ohio State, Indiana, TCU, Temple, Minnesota, Alabama, Arizona State and the entire Big East bubble (Creighton, St. John's, Xavier and Georgetown).