Would someone please remind me again of the problem with college basketball? I recall some consternation between Selection Sunday and opening-round action in the NCAA tournament, but it's fuzzy.
CHICAGO -- Ten seconds passed as the question hung in the air.
Expanding the field to 68 teams was supposed to make this so easy there was no screwing it up. Which, of course, the NCAA selection committee promptly did.
In the world of college basketball, the Ivy League has long been considered a quaint little non-scholarship conference that isn't even big-time enough to hold a postseason tournament. Where the games are played almost exclusively on weekends, so as not to interfere with schoolwork.
Dick Vitale's exclamations of "Awesome, baby!" will ring out on ESPN for at least four more seasons.