Bracketologist, NCAA selection committee report cards
Joe Lunardi looks at the misses and makes between the selection committee and himself over the past 13 years. How does each side hold up?
But do we really -- I mean, really -- hold the committee accountable? Oh sure, there is the national gnashing of teeth on Selection Sunday and Monday, along with the requisite coach or two or three who plays the sympathy game. Some are magnanimous; others less so. But we hear pretty much the same stories, with only the names changing from year to year.
And then the Tournament begins. And most everyone forgets about who was or was not selected. Or how poor seeding decisions might have an impact on the competitive balance of the Tournament. Or that travel and geography, not always properly considered, can have a tangible impact on the outcome of games.
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