Are you ready for the biggest weekend of the college basketball season? With several conference tournaments already underway, there are four automatic bids to hand out. Additionally, with one week until Selection Sunday, it is time for bubble teams to make a statement to the committee. Many of the teams on the fence go up against a top team with a chance to pick up a marquee win, while other bubble teams need to just continue winning and avoiding bad losses. On top of that, there are a handful of match-ups between championship contenders. Oh yeah, there's also several of the top rivalries in the country to be played.
Florida at No. 3 Kentucky (Sunday, 12:00 PM, CBS): A must-win for Florida since the Gators have lost three in a row. However, Kentucky is not going to roll over for Billy Donovan and co. Prediction: Kentucky 80, Florida 69
Fighting for Bids/Conference Clashes
No. 16 Tennessee at Mississippi State (Saturday, 6:00 PM, ESPN): Mississippi State’s loss to Auburn this week really crippled its at-large hopes, so the Bulldogs need to pick up a resume-boosting win over the Vols. Tennessee has won four or five. Prediction: Mississippi State 72, Tennessee 64