Wisconsin and other vexing teams 

February, 6, 2012
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Bo RyanMary Langenfeld/US PresswireEven Bo Ryan doesn't know how the selection committee will handle the Badgers.
It's February, and just about every conference has played at least half its league schedule. Even the most avid non-travelers have encountered enough true road games to be properly evaluated.

So why are there so many "outliers" across the nation? Typically there'd be two or three teams generating most of the bracket debate at this time of year. Instead, we have two or three times that number whose Selection Sunday fate could very well defy conventional wisdom.