May 25, 2013 Leave a comment
These are nervous times for those in Champaign, Columbus and East Lansing. While the Buckeyes still have a chance to secure a big to the NCAA Tournament by being a live in the Big Ten Tournament, it would take Ohio State to beat Nebraska this afternoon, Indiana this evening as well as tomorrow. A mighty tall order for the Scarlet and Gray.
As the seasons for Illinois and Michigan State they are at the mercy of the selection committee, to determine whether they merit an at-large berth in the field of 64.
National writers will have projections and stock reports, take their best guess on which teams are in the field and which are not, citing metrics the selection committee uses to determine the field.
But who is exactly is on the selection committee? Here is your answer.