The new team sheets also include the KPI, Ken Pomeroy, Jeff Sagarin, Strength of Record, and Basketball Power Index rankings. Instead of grouping results simply by how opponents stand in the Rating Percentage Index, the NCAA is emphasizing results in road and neutral-site games.
The RPI is then used in the quadrant system. Quadrant 3 and Quadrant 4 games continue along this trend.
Eight teams will compete in "first four" games on Tuesday and Wednesday to determine the 16th seed in each region.
But that is not all the committee looks at.
Why did the NCAA Tournament selection committee switch to the quadrant system?
The 10-member committee met in NY and began combing through the tools at its disposal. The Spartans have a better overall and record and won the Big Ten regular season title, but also lack quality wins. All votes are done by secret ballot. The defending champions earned the No. 1 overall seed only to be placed in the East Region with Wisconsin, which was no ordinary No. 8.
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Those seeds aren't locked in and can be moved by a majority vote.
"Why are there outliers one way or the other?" he said. It's the moment braketologists have waited for all year, so you need to know how to watch the Selection Show. It's the second year in a row the teams will meet in the final, and the third consecutive final for the Panthers.
More certain is that once this party is over, change of some sort will be coming. Nine of the league's 10 teams are up for consideration. Unsurprisingly, some of the teams angling for final bids are ranked behind OU according to ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, including Texas (ranked 50th in RPI), Kansas State (53), Florida State (56), N.C. State (62), Arizona State (64), Baylor (65), Notre Dame (67), Oklahoma State (87).
Traditionally, teams with RPIs above 70 don't make the field. The Sooners lost 11 of their final 15 games, including a pair of defeats to rival Oklahoma State.
"I think we've done what we're supposed to do". The committee has shocked us in the last couple years with teams they put in and teams they left out.
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