December 30, 2012
CUSA hoops having horrible preseason
Tulane's game at Alabama today (5 p.m, ESPNU) is its last chance to notch a significant out-of-conference win.
Of course, by that definition, the Green Wave is in the same class as every other Conference USA team. The league, which Tulane will ditch for the Big East in two years, is completing a historically horrible preseason and is virtually guaranteed to get only one bid to the NCAA tournament in March.
How bad? Consider this: Tulane's home win over Southern last month ranks as the fifth-best RPI non-conference victory for a Conference USA team according to realtimerpi.com.
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