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Commentary: How the FBI's NCAA Investigation Could Change College Sports as We Know Them

When it comes down the last basket to decide the game. The team that performs the best in the regular season wins the league.

In September, the Justice Department arrested 10 people, including four assistant coaches from Arizona, Southern California, Auburn and Oklahoma State.

It's now a waiting game for the Louisville Cardinals.

Check out the current odds on the top 6 choices to win the 2018 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament.

Jacobson and Dutta studied teams who were 10 seeds or higher in past NCAA Tournaments as well as No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the National Invitation Tournament, which are often the teams who just missed the NCAA Tournament. In two of those appearances they made it to the Sweet 16 and in one year they made it as far as the Elite Eight. If they end up beating Colorado, I believe even with a loss to Arizona they will be in.

Between streaming games during work hours to filling out brackets to just discussing the games with co-workers, it's likely employees will spend much more than one hour during the week-long tournament engaged in March Madness-related activities at work.

The surreal feeling looming in the background during March Madness stems from the federal investigation being unchartered territory for college basketball.

Greensboro to host NCAA Selection Show viewing party on Sunday
Greensboro to host NCAA Selection Show viewing party on Sunday

It is the most-often used word to describe Michigan's chances in the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament. Because if your beloved Wildcats/Tigers/Salukis are like the "Miracle on Ice" U.S. hockey team and pull off two stunners and you didn't pick them, you will feel like a chump. This won't be an easy feat, as Texas Tech enters the game ranked No. 14 in the country. In the semis, they beat Michael Jordan and UNC in OT, and in the finals, they narrowly topped the heavily favorited Virginia to win their first Conference Championship in nine years.

"I felt like we were in the tournament coming into this game regardless of the outcome", Hurley said Wednesday after ASU fell, 97-85. That great spot may be ruined by their seed in the Big East Tournament.

Although the Eagles haven't matched that success in recent years, they've still fared very well, winning no fewer than 21 games and earning a postseason tournament bid each time.

They begin ACC play in Thursday's quarterfinals looking solid for a No. 1 NCAA seed - maybe the overall top seed - regardless of what happens in Brooklyn.

"I don't know why there'd be an uproar", said Harold Bryant, executive producer and senior vice president of production at CBS. The selection committee is responsible for selecting, seeding and bracketing the field for the March Madness tournament, taking a number of different factors into account.

Iowa State could not repeat its magical run from previous year, as the Cyclones fell to Texas in the opening round of the Big 12 Tournament last night. Utah will need AT LEAST two wins to be considered on Sunday. Auburn is the No. 1 seed after they shared the SEC's regular season crown with Tennessee. Still, they emerged from this weeks Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on the bubble with 20 wins under interim coach David Padgett.

Phil Mickelson, of the USA, poses with his Mexico Championship trophy at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Sunday, March 4, 2018.

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