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    VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    Brent Blum stopped by to help me debate this topic in today's VLOG.

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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    If you expand the NCAA tournament, you should get rid of the NIT and others. I don't want the NCAA becoming like the bowl games, where mediocre teams have a post-season.


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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    Put everyone in it. Then we do not have to weep when we do not make the tournament.


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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    It's already big enough.



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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    I think its just about right now. Teams that have good seasons (~20+ wins, several quality wins) can make the tourney.

    The major argument (other than $$$) is that the legit 8 bubble teams will get it. But, then there will just be 8 more bubble teams that want to get it. It never stops.



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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    Quote Originally Posted by kkise View Post
    If you expand the NCAA tournament, you should get rid of the NIT and others. I don't want the NCAA becoming like the bowl games, where mediocre teams have a post-season.
    Agreed about getting rid of the NIT. That's the only scenario that I'd welcome the expansion. No NIT, no CBI, no other crappy post-season tournaments. All or nothing with the NCAA tournament.

    I really see no use in expanding, though. A lot of years, the 8,9,10, and 11 seed at-large selections are pretty crappy teams as it is. If you're any worse than that, do you really deserve to play in the tourney? If you go 7-9 in the Big 12 you aren't very good and those are the type of teams who will get in with the expansion.



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    Re: VLOG: The NCAA Tournament Expansion Debate

    [QUOTE=ChrisMWilliams;1421920]Brent Blum stopped by to help me debate this topic in today's VLOG.
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    Very bad idea to expand. Expansion essentially means adding the NIT teams to the Big Dance. I don't want to see any teams with sub .500 conference records in the NCAAs now. By expanding to 96, you would see a bunch of them and that's ludicrous.

    Let's all hope that none of the TV networks say yes to this stupid NCAA suggestion, if it gets suggested.



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