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  1. Colorado, Big 12 in a state of shock

    Diamond Leung

    Colorado coach Tad Boyle hosted an NCAA tournament selection show watch party at his home and ended up holding a team meeting in the basement to address his disappointed players after the school's name never appeared on the television. "Shock and ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  2. Saint Mary's makes a statement against UNI

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Tradition has it that Saint Mary's sweats it out on Selection Sunday. Two seasons ago, it took the drama out of it by winning the West Coast Conference tournament, and the Gaels made it all the way to the Sweet 16. Last season, desp...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  3. Wendell McKines' comeback begins nicely

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines was a preseason all-WAC first team selection when he broke his foot last fall and needed to undergo surgery that forced him to redshirt the season. The Aggies ended up finishing under .500 and falling short...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  4. Non-conference SOS is a key criterion

    Diamond Leung

    The way the NCAA tournament selection committee operates is still misunderstood. So much so that the committee annually conducts a mock selection for media and other officials to try to make the process more transparent. Memphis coach Josh Pastner...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  5. Saint Mary's has high expectations

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's faltered down the stretch last season, and for that was snubbed by the selection committee despite capturing 25 wins and a share of the West Coast Conference regular-season title. This coming season, the Gaels won't have WCC player of...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  6. Draft parties go bad when going undrafted

    Diamond Leung

    Willie Reed and Greg Smith were early entries in the NBA draft and confident enough that they would be among the 60 selections that they each hosted draft parties and invited media members to cover the event. They ultimately went undrafted, and th...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  7. Randy Bennett not liking Selection Sundays

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett went into the weekend cautiously optimistic that the Gaels were headed back to the NCAA tournament. "I feel good," Bennett said Friday, knocking on the wood of his desk for good measure. "You never know what can ha...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  8. Tre'Von Willis wouldn't vote Jimmer POY

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette was named the Mountain West Conference's player of the year, and according to the league's coaches and selected media members, the BYU star was a unanimous selection. But if rival UNLV guard Tre'Von Willis had a vote, he told the L...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  9. Utah State forward's season in jeopardy

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State forward Nate Bendall, a preseason all-WAC second team selection, has suffered a setback with a chronic foot injury and could very well struggle to get on the court this season to help the Aggies defend their conference title. Bendall's ...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  10. NMSU's Wendell McKines needs surgery

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State forward Wendell McKines could miss between 10 to 12 weeks while recovering from surgery on his broken left foot, the school announced. McKines, a preseason all-WAC first-team selection, could additionally opt to redshirt in his se...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  11. Mike Garrett doesn't want to be on selection committee

    Diamond Leung

    Not that we're aware anyone was asking or that his team would have been in the discussion this year, but USC athletic director Mike Garrett blogged that he wants no part of the NCAA selection committee. Many athletic directors sit on the tournament ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  12. Leaving Las Vegas

    Diamond Leung

    LAS VEGAS -- I'm headed home for Selection Sunday after three days at the Mountain West Conference, but I realize many of you will be coming to Sin City for the first round of the NCAA tournament and might want to check this out. On Wednesday, the...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  13. Guerrero, Garrett make themselves heard

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero is the chair of this year's NCAA tournament selection committee, and Andy Katz checks in with him today about what should be a difficult selection process. USC athletic director Mike Garrett yesterday at the wom...

    Blog | January 18, 2010