2011-12 College Basketball: 5 Teams Ready to Dance After Missing Out Last Season

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2011-12 College Basketball: 5 Teams Ready to Dance After Missing Out Last Season
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Despite the NCAA tournament field's expansion to 68 teams last season, the drama and controversy ensuing the announcement of at-large bids was no different from any other year.

There were a couple surprise teams outside of the power six conferences selected with questionable resumes, such as VCU and UAB, causing many college basketball analysts and fans to quickly scrutinize the committee.

And of course, there were a few teams with tournament-worthy resumes from within the power six that were stood up by the committee, such as Alabama and Colorado, leaving many scratching their heads.

This upcoming March, we'll likely see many new faces along with a few of last season's bubble teams back in the same predicament. 

Here are five teams from within the Big Six conferences that will have their tickets punched to the dance after not making it last season.

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