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A 68-Team NCAA Tournament Primer

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Blogging the Bracket offers up a 68-team primer, with information on how some logistics will change (and others won't) from the 65-team field.

NCAA's 68-team bracket is predictably terrible

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The NCAA is trying to make everyone happy with how it will set up its 68-team bracket. Problem is, it goes against the very nature of a seeded tournament by creating unfair scenarios straight out...

New NCAA Basketball Format Announced

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The NCAA had an opportunity to improve the tournament with its expansion to 68 teams, but it dropped the ball in creating the First Four.

(Still) Way Too Early Preseason Bracket(s)

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Blogging the Bracket presents four far too early 2011 preseason brackets, each featuring a different Opening Round format.

Friday News and Notes: Spurrier Conference Call, NCAA Tourney Expands to 68, and Other News

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Friday News and Notes: Spurrier Conference Call, NCAA Tourney Expands to 68, and Other News

Well That Was Anti-Climactic

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After everyone and their brother-in-law swearing the NCAA was expanding the basketball tournament to 96 games, the press release hit the wires announcing... an expansion to 68.  This past season,...

We Have An Answer On Expansion (Probably): It's 68 (For Now)

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Blogging the Bracket reacts to the NCAA's decision on expansion, which was announced Thursday.

Tournament expansion: The NCAA is stupid, and thinks you are, too

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A lot of people were pleased by the NCAA's announcement that the the tournament will be expanding to 68 teams instead of 96. But it's really just a farce, and if they had any guts, they just would...

NCAA Tournament Expansion: Gives Conference Expansion Hope of Rationality?

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The NCAA tournament didn't make the worst possible decision. Does that mean that the conference expansion rumors could be blown out of the water?

Say Goodbye To Field Of 65: NCAA Tournament Is Expanding - SB Nation

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Well, it's not 96, but it is 68. A number of people are properly pleased with this development. Not me. I'll have my take on it at some point later today, but for now, the link above will take you to SB Nation's story stream on expansion, where you can follow developments as they happen. Let this serve as the initial discussion thread.

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