Evaluating Arkansas' Postseason Possibilities: NIT, CBI Could Still Be In Play For Razorbacks

by Chris Bahn  on Monday, Mar. 5, 2012 4:30 pm  

Arkansas guard Rickey Scott and the rest of the Razorbacks are fighting for postseason consideration. While the NCAA Tournament is a longshot, the NIT or CBI appear to be possibilities. (Mark Wagner)

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Making the NCAA Tournament field is almost entirely out of the question for Arkansas at this point. Currently, the team's only hope at making the field of 68 is to win the SEC Tournament. Assuming the ninth-seeded Razorbacks (18-13) get past No. 8 seed LSU on Thursday, they'd have top seed and overall No. 1 team in the country, Kentucky, up next. So, the chances of winning the SEC are, to put it kindly, slim. Assuming the matchup with the Wildcats is a loss, doesn't mean you have to assume the Arkansas season is over. There are some other posteason opportunities out there if the Razorbacks are interested.

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