Jay Bilas Blasts NCAA Selection Committee, Questions Whether Members ‘Know the Ball Is Round’

Jay Bilas Blasts NCAA Selection Committee, Questions Whether Members 'Know the Ball Is Round' No matter what, the NCAA selection committee is going to take a few jabs from critics, but on Sunday night, ESPN's Jay Bilas was throwing haymakers.

Certain selections for the 68-team tournament had Bilas and other media members scratching their heads, but it was Bilas who fired the strongest verbal blow.

"I wonder," Bilas said on ESPN, "if some people on the committee know whether the ball is round."

Ouch.

Some of the snubs include Virginia Tech, Boston College, Colorado, Alabama, St. Mary's and even Harvard, while some of the questionable selections include Clemson, Alabama-Birmingham and Virginia Commonwealth.

"That sounds harsh," Bilas said of his statement, "but I'm wondering. These were bad decisions. They're indefensible.

"I've seen UAB play. I've seen VCU play," he added. "All of the teams on the 'snub list' should have gotten in before those two. All of them. There's a reason none of us brought up UAB and VCU as having a chance to get in — and it's because they had no chance to get in. The committee has gone against their own principles."

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Jay Bilas Blasts NCAA Selection Committee, Questions Whether Members 'Know the Ball Is Round'

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