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Games are all equal; seedings are not

BY EDDIE PELLS

In the eyes of today’s NCAA selection committee, a game is a game, no matter whether it’s played in November, January or March.
That’s why some of the teams playing best heading into the NCAA tournament have crooked numbers by their names instead of 1s and 2s.
Louisville, Michigan State and UCLA, winners of the American Athletic, Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference tournaments, all received 4 seeds in what turned out to be the biggest — but not the only — head scratchers from Selection Sunday.
New Mexico was a 7 after winning the Mountain West.
Kentucky was an ...


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