College Basketball's Biggest Surprises

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College Basketball's Biggest Surprises
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Every college basketball season, there are teams that overachieve and do the unexpected.

The teams come into the season predicted to finish in the middle of the pack suddenly find themselves near the top of the conference pushing hard to get a bid to play in the NCAA Tournament

This is what makes college basketball so much fun to watch. Teams you would never expect to be successful are suddenly defeating teams they should not be able to beat. 

Six teams have surprised this season, and they all could end up finding themselves dancing when the brackets are announced on Selection Sunday. 

Here are the six teams that have exceeded expectations and could be that Cinderella team come tournament time.

RPI rankings via SOS rankings via Both as of February 5.

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