Daily Archives: November 23, 2018


With the way NCAA rules are written, teams are allowed to play an additional three extra games in the case of a so-called “Exempt tournament”.  As a result of this, the Maui Invitational and Great Alaska Shootout have since exploded into dozens of tournaments with almost every Division I team participating.  Ultimately, the bigger name tournaments do well and have plenty of good matchups, but some of the other ones?  Woof.  We’re talking fewer than 100 in attendance for some of these games.   So what if, for one year, we made the tournaments more interesting?  Why not throw every […]

Let’s Replace College Basketball Early Season Tournaments With Nickname Battles ...