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Davidson Pulls Upset, Secures Tournament Bid

A rack of NCAA basketballs.

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 21: NCAA basketballs in a rack on the court during the shoot-around proipr to the game between the Florida Gators and the Fresno State Bulldogs during the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic on December 21, 2013 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Florida defeated Fresno State 66-49. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

The NCAA Tournament is almost here. It’s Selection Sunday.

Hopes and reams hinge on the final games of Sunday afternoon. Bubble teams are waiting with baited breath on the outcome of the final conference tournaments.

A conference tournament win means an automatic bid to the tournament. One such team, Davidson, just crushed the hopes and dreams of many teams on the bubble.

With its 58-57 win over Rhode Island in the A-10 Championship game, Steph Curry's alma mater secured its spot in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. But what happens to Rhode Island?

Well, according to Joe Lunardi, the Rams have already secured a tournament birth. Rhode Island currently occupies an eight-seed in the tournament.

With Davidson's win, both teams are in the tournament. And that's bad news for teams on the bubble.

Davidson secures one of the final spots in this year's bracket, leaving bubble teams wishing they had done more to get a berth.

Stay tuned for the NCAA Tournament Selection Show will begin at 6 p.m. E.T. It’s being televised on TBS this year.