Five teams that got a raw deal from the NCAA tournament selection committee

For The Win


With bracketology turning into a national phenomenon and extra room to work with four more teams in the field, the NCAA selection committee has done a fine job in recent years of filling the 68 spots of the NCAA tournament bracket. Gone are the years of Selection Sunday rage, replaced by Selection Sunday mild indignation. And though this year was no different, the committee is far from perfect. Here are the five biggest problems with the 2014 NCAA tournament bracket.

1. Wichita State’s impossible draw

(USA TODAY Sports Images) (USA TODAY Sports Images)

Wichita State’s reward for becoming the first team to enter the NCAA tournament undefeated in almost 25 years: The hardest road for any of the top seeds. There’s the potential third-round game with No. 8 seed Kentucky — a team that took No. 1 seed Florida to the wire a few hours before and probably should have been a No. 5…

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