As we approach mid-February, college basketball teams across the nation are scrambling to improve those resumes for the tournament. We got our hoops experts to share their thoughts on the work still left to be done by teams or to find out where teams stand. For all of our other chats, check out our chat archive page.
Robert (San Diego)
Why do you think that Colorado who has beaten multiple top 25 teams and is top 20 in the RPI is not getting any love in the polls (not even a vote)?
Andy Katz, college basketball reporter
The inconsistent play in January is the reason. There was a post-Arizona hangover for the Buffs. The trick for CU is to ensure there is carryover from the win over Arizona Thursday and the play of Spencer Dinwiddie throughout the rest of the Pac-12 season. CU followed up the sweep in Oregon with the home win over Arizona. Now the Buffs must go get ASU and continue to be a factor and the polls and seeding will come. Full transcript
Is Gonzaga worthy of a #1 seed, or just a very strong #2 seed as it now stands?
Joe Lunardi, Bracketologist
The latter, and I'm sticking to my forecast that too many things have to happen for the Zags to be on the top line on Selection Sunday (although it wouldn't surprise me for them to make it there on some brackets between now and then). Full transcript
Joshua (Nashville) [via mobile]
What do you think about Florida this season? Do they have a chance to win it all?
Dick Vitale, college basketball analyst
Florida has all the parts to make a serious run. Obviously the Gators looked great Tuesday. Billy Donovan's team plays solid defense and I love their unselfishness passing the basketball. They can beat you with the trifecta or they can go inside. They are certainly in a group of legit contenders to cut down the nets in Atlanta. Full transcript