Villanova vs Xavier Picks and Predictions: Wildcat Scratch Fever The culmination of the college basketball season is a unique and extraordinary phenomenon, March Madness. An aptly named college basketball competition as the madness, quite literally, sweeps the nation. Even those who paid little to no interest in the regular-season find themselves filling brackets and tuning in odds for mets to win world series India the three-week-long tournament. Houston Baptist (4-7) and New Orleans (4-8) will face off in the second round of the 2022 Southland Basketball Tip-Off Tournament on Friday afternoon. Each team picked up a loss in their first-round clash. The Huskies fell to Southeastern Louisiana, 90-81, on Thursday afternoon. New Orleans, meanwhile, couldn't overcome McNeese and lost a double-overtime battle, 92-82.