/Bracketology Bubble Watch: UCLA meets Oregon in Pac-12 showdown featuring NCAA Tournament hopefuls
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Bracketology Bubble Watch: UCLA meets Oregon in Pac-12 showdown featuring NCAA Tournament hopefuls

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Michigan State picked up an important 64-58 win over Indiana at home on Tuesday night, and the win puts the Spartans at 14-10 entering a home-and-home series with what figures to be an angry Michigan squad to end the regular season. The win over the Hoosiers ensures that Michigan State will be no worse than two games above .500 entering Big Ten Tournament play, which is a lot different than being a .500 team in that spot.

Duke, on the other hand, may have that problem. The Blue Devils lost in overtime at Georgia Tech to drop to 11-10 on the season and off the list of the first four teams out of the field. Maybe a Big Ten team could squeeze into the field with a record like that because of the strength of that league, but it’s hard to imagine an ACC team pulling that off. Now they have to win at UNC to be two games over .500 when the ACC Tournament begins.

Boise State fell out of the bracket with a 67-64 loss at home to Fresno State. That is a Quad 4 loss, and a tough one to swallow for the Broncos. They will have to wait for the Mountain West tournament now, where they will be the 4-seed.

Tonight, three bubble teams can really help themselves, and there is an interesting double-bubble game in the Pac-12.

Here are the bubble teams in action Wednesday. All times Eastern

Double-bubble game

UCLA at Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

Other bubble teams in action Wednesday