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Bubble blues

I've overdosed on college basketball this weekend, which is the case in March every year.

This weekend was brutal for bubble watchers, and we're all that way since Penn State has been squarely right there.

In the NCAA tournament, out, in, out -- it's changed all weekend for the Nittany Lions. And it appears now that they're out looking in, but we will see.

I've complained all year about that non-conference schedule, and the worst fears about that are now coming true as it's under the microscope when Penn State's status is considered.

NJIT, Hartford, Sacred Heart, New Hampshire. ... those games ignited the Jordan Center, didn't they? I was among a couple thousand for those, if that.

There's still a great mystery today, though, as the tournament committee holds all the cards. We'll be watching.