With less than a month remaining until Selection Sunday, the NCAA tournament bubble is beginning to take shape. Bubble Breakdown is the Dagger's daily look at the results that impact who's in and who's out.
A Texas team that spent most of November and December in the top 10 in the polls could somehow find itself in the NIT this March if it doesn't engineer a strong finish to the regular season.
The Longhorns lost for the sixth time in their last nine games on Saturday in Austin, falling 85-77 to Iowa State despite a combined 52 points from starting guards Kendal Yancy and Isaiah Taylor.
Texas' latest loss drops the Longhorns to 17-10 overall and 6-8 in the rugged Big 12, and a closer look at their profile reveals their situation is even more dire than their record suggests. They only have four wins all season against RPI top 100 opponents — a marquee victory at home against West Virginia, a solid win over Iowa and victories over middling Cal and UConn.
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