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Lunardi: Philly teams remain on bubble watch

Here is how ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi sees local men's college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Thursday.

Lunardi: Philly teams remain on bubble watch

La Salle guard Earl Pettis (23) tries to get past Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in Philadelphia. Temple won 80-79 in overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
La Salle guard Earl Pettis (23) tries to get past Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in Philadelphia. Temple won 80-79 in overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Here is how ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Thursday:

La Salle: 12th seed in the West, facing fifth seed Oklahoma State at Salt Lake City.

Temple: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 12th seed in the Midwest to play fifth seed UNLV at Austin.

Villanova: Meets Mississippi in play-in game for the 13th seed in the West to play fourth seed Arizona at Salt Lake City.

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Here is Lunardi's updated bracket.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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