selection committee

Selection Sunday: 2012 NCAA Tournament

March 5th, 2012
Selection Sunday 2012 is on March 11th. CBS will announced the 68-team field (the 2nd year of the new format) beginning at 6 PM. This follows the completion of the Big Ten Championship, which is the last game before the Field is announced.


Bracketology: A History of Power Conference Bias

March 4th, 2012
Casper Ware led Long Beach State with a career-high 28 Inevitably, when the committee announces the bracket on selection sunday, a "mid-major" will be highest ranked RPI team to be left out of the field.

Over the last 6 years, the highest RPI team not to make the field has consistently come from a non-BCS conference. In fact, over the last three years, the committee became even more biased. At least the 5 best RPI teams not to make the field were "mid-majors".

Poll: What Should the Most Important Selection Criteria Be?

March 4th, 2012