One of the more important positions in terms of getting teams into the NCAA Tournament is the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) Chairman. As I’ve mentioned in the past, the West Region RAC Chair (Ed Garza) term has expired and he was recently replaced by Hardin-Simmons Head Coach Sabrina Bingham. Coach Bingham was the logical choice…… Continue reading Sabrina Bingham – New RAC Chair
Last year I did a number of case studies into the NCAA selection process and I’ve already done one deep dive into the West RAC’s decision to rank La Verne over UT-Dallas. I want to use this post to look at the other decisions that raised an eyebrow from me. As I went through the…… Continue reading Case Study – 2018 Selections
I’ve looked at the La Verne / UT-Dallas comparison more times than I want to admit but I decided to do it one more (last) time. The decisions are done as our the selections as our the West Region’s chances at a championship but it’s important to learn from our mistakes (if one was made).…… Continue reading West RAC’s Biggest Mistake
* You know that you should read everything I post on this website. Then, re-read it. Then tell all your friends about it and have then read it. Then read it to your friend. Then bring it to your D3VbWest Fan Club and have everyone go around the room reading a sentence at a time.…… Continue reading Don’t Read This!
The NCAA played a little trick or treat with us by saying they updated the rankings and then didn’t. It’s all fixed now. The third regional rankings are out and they can be found here. These rankings will actually feed into the final ranking, which will be done on Sunday. None of the previous two…… Continue reading West RAC Rankings – Review
The third public release of the RAC rankings will come out on Wednesday and this one is more important than the first two. The reason is that the ranked win criterion is based on the final ranking (done this upcoming Sunday) and this one. That means any ranked wins/losses are now set in stone starting…… Continue reading West RAC Ranking Predictions (10/30/18)
Note – I added some additional information to the bottom of this post. Don’t miss it! The regional rankings are out and they can be found here. These rankings are important because the NCAA selects their at-large teams from these rankings and these are the first rankings that include ranked wins. Remember, if you are…… Continue reading West RAC Rankings – Review (UPDATED)