Originally Posted by reds1869
X needs that first round bye because winning the A-10 in Brooklyn is the only realistic path to the NCAA Tournament. Winning these big games could at least allow an outside shot at getting an at-large after an A-10 Tourney run, though it would still be pretty unlikely.
That seems true, although a clean sweep with 2 wins in Brooklyn might get them in. MIGHT. But I agree, just get the bye and come to win Brooklyn.