selection sunday

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.

 

2012 NCAA Tournament TV Schedule: CBS, TNT, TBS, TruTV

March 5th, 2012
For the second time, all 2012 NCAA Tournament games will be aired live. CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV will cover the games using a plethora of announcing teams. This is a preliminary schedule set before the individual games were announced. After Selection Sunday, visit CollegeHoops.net for a more in-depth schedule.

 

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