(BVM) – March Madness is all about getting hot at the right time as teams around the country look to parlay their regular season success into tournament runs. With teams finding themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum following a weekend of conference tournament action, some have to be feeling better about where they stand than others.
Last year’s tournament example came during North Carolina’s impressive run through the bracket, rattling off five wins in the lead up to a national championship game appearance against the Kansas Jayhawks. After inconsistent play bottled up much of the Tar Heels’ regular season buzz, a hot stretch in the early rounds helped propel Hubert Davis’ group into a special month of March.
With teams around the country hoping to follow a similar path, here’s a look at which teams are hitting their stride at the ride time.