College basketball voters are underrating unfamiliar teams using AP polls
WINTER GAVE US a bad end to the college football season, with BCS bowl games decided by an average margin of more than two TDs and an embarrassing national title game. And now I'm here to warn you that college basketball is heading for the same defective conclusion this spring. Like their counterparts on the gridiron, NCAA hoops teams need to impress a series of so-called experts -- writers, coaches and ultimately an evaluation committee -- to make the postseason and earn an appropriate seeding. But time and again, voters almost comically misjudge certain kinds of programs.
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