March 19, 2014 —
The NCAA Tournament selection committee should be original and not give fans the same old song and dance. I get that it creates more drama and higher television ratings in those particular areas. But will anyone in Texas or California care to watch Ohio State vs. Dayton? Or could Dayton face the Longhorns and the Buckeyes square off with Stanford to cast a bigger net on a much broader audience.
I love the NCAA Tournament and the excitement it brings to fans across the country. But let's have more enticing matchups than an in-state showdown between two schools that seemingly can’t agree on playing during the regular season.