How to improve NCAA selection 

March, 17, 2011

UABGregory Shamus/Getty ImagesBefore losing to Clemson in the First Four, fans criticized UAB for its inclusion in the tournament.
There is nothing "wrong" with the selection committee or the selection process. It is just fine, thank you, despite the occasional reasonable disagreements. But that is not the standard. We can and should make the committee and the process better. Like the teams, players and coaches who participate in the NCAA tournament, we should strive for excellence in the process and make it the best it can be. Here are four things we should do to make the selection process better.