by Ken Pomeroy on Saturday, February 27, 2010
I am throwing a little Saturday morning reading out there in response to the fine posts authored by Gasaway, Hanner, and Jen regarding whether the selection committee should include margin of victory in their deliberations. Let’s do this with bullet points. Consider it Pomeroy’s wish for a brighter bracketing future.
1) This should not be framed as an MOV vs. non-MOV argument. This is about considering how a team wins and loses as opposed to solely whether they win or lose. If this was the NBA and every team played a similar schedule, this would be unnecessary. But given the imbalances that exist in college hoops scheduling and the brevity of the season, this is a logical and necessary consideration if you want to invite the best teams to the tournament.
I absolutely want the committee to consider the difference between Cornell getting screwed on a…