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NCAA dismisses ACC’s proposal to expand March Madness

After the ACC proposed that the 2021 NCAA tournament should include every single Division I team, the NCAA does not appear interested in shaking up the Big Dance. Dan Gavitt, the NCAA senior vice president of men’s basketball, released a statement Thursday saying there are no current plans to expand the tournament field beyond 68 teams. …

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March Madness: Can ACC’s NCAA tournament idea work?

What about the bracket? This is not a glib question. There are glib answers—use the side of the Empire State Building, paint it on Devils Tower, convert drive-in movie screens—but it’s a serious question. How do you make a bracket for a 346-team NCAA tournament? The suggestion to expand the Big Dance to infinity and …

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ACC proposes 2021 NCAA Tournament with every Division I team

The Big Dance could be getting a whole lot larger in 2021 if the NCAA follows the ACC’s proposed plan.  The ACC is reportedly proposing the 2021 NCAA tournament be held with every single Division I team, per Sports Illustrated‘s Pat Forde. The plan was first reported by Stadium‘s Jeff Goodman.  The ACC’s plan—which the conference’s …

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Tom Jernestedt: Naismith Hall of Famer dies at age 75

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Jernstedt, a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame for his contributions to college basketball and the NCAA Tournament, has died. He was 75. The NCAA said Sunday Jernstedt died this weekend. Nicknamed “Father of the Final Four,” Jernstedt has widely been credited with transforming the NCAA Tournament …

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