Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 3/12/13
The NCAA tournament is the most highly anticipated playoffs in all of sports. All the uncertainty, the excitement, and the heartbreak is why this post-season chase for a championship is affectionately known as “March Madness.” Even though people love the current format of the tournament, and believe that it is the most exhilarating playoff in all of sports, it could still be improved with a few changes to enhance our love for the game of basketball and the tournament. By making a few alterations to the NCAA Tournament, we can restore the relevancy of the regular season, keep the excitement of the Big Dance, and ensure that we get to enjoy college basketball at its highest level at the end of the year. 1. Eliminate Conference Tournaments One of the most frustrating aspects of March Madness is the importance of conference tournaments. For the power conferences, the league tournaments are nothing more than a money-making scheme that deceive fans into believing that these games are of u...
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