Though it’s still a couple of months away, the upcoming NCAA tournament appears as though it will be the most wide open in recent memory. This weekend’s made-for-TV Big12/SEC challenge series provides several teams the opportunity to pick up a quality ‘W’ and boost their profiles.
Those matchups as well as a couple of other key conference tilts highlight this weekend’s Starting Five.
No. 2 Baylor at Florida
Saturday, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
The Bears, who can already boast one of the best non-conference resumes, have a chance to claim another valuable road victory. The Gators haven’t quite lived up to their preseason top-10 billing but have shown signs of rounding into form in recent weeks, Tuesday night’s road loss at LSU notwithstanding. Baylor has