On Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tournament To 96 Teams

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On Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tournament To 96 Teams

  • "After watching Butler do their thing, I was hoping the NCAA would find a way to make that a little less special."

  • "My crampy hand barely gets through filling out a bracket as it is, and now this?"

  • "Let me get this straight: The NCAA is going to expand the basketball tournament to 96 before expanding the football tournament to four?"

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