10 Struggling Teams Entering the 2018 NCAA Tournament

After looking like a real threat to break Kansas' streak of consecutive Big-12 regular season conference titles, Texas Tech dropped four in a row at the end of February. Which other teams struggled to close the season, and what can we expect from them in the NCAA Tournament?

Every college basketball team has its peaks and valleys throughout the grind of any regular season. Some, like the Michigan Wolverines, are storming into the tournament looking dangerous. Others started strong, but are limping into the big dance, relying on early-season success to earn an at-large bid.

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While not every team on this list was in danger of missing the tournament due to a late-season swoon, taking a look at why they struggled can help us predict how they will fare moving forward.