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Kentucky ace Sean Hjelle (Aaron Fitt)


Fitt: Field Of 64 Reaction


First of all, the big picture: I thought this selection committee got 63 of the right 64 teams into the tournament. I disagreed with its choice on one host and one national seed as well, but those were very debatable, almost a matter of personal taste. So I don’t think the field is perfect — no field of 64 is ever going to please everybody — but the committee did a good job with the most important elements.

My biggest objection: Northeastern getting an at-large spot over Kentucky, Illinois, Arizona or even UCF. We projected Kentucky as an[…]