“I wonder,” Bilas said on ESPN, “if some people on the committee know whether the ball is round.”
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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Quote of the day
“I didn’t have my NBA record book with me on the bench tonight. I didn’t realize it.”
–Paul Pierce, when asked if he knew the Celtics were close to setting a franchise record for fewest points allowed
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Josh Beckett is totally a dang good player.
“Are you kidding me Josh is a dang good player why dis on him.”
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Embracing baseball season might be the best way to get over the NFL lockout blues.