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On the Mark: Making Sense Of The RPI In 2021

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“Oh Homer, it’s easy to criticize.”

“Fun, too.”

It’s one of the iconic lines from The Simpsons and I’m reminded of it each time the selection committee reveals their selection day bracket. It is easy to criticize. Especially today, where social media users, Twitter specifically, seems to revel in attacking any slight, actual or perceived.

The NCAA Selection Committee has a difficult job, one where they sit in judgment to select and seed the most worthy. This committee is allowed to decide who gets an invitation to the road to Omaha and also, whose season meets an abrupt termination. It’s[…]