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Top 5 NCAA tournament snubs Back to Main MenuWeather HomeToday Forecast5 Day ForecastSchool Event ClosuresBack to Main MenuCrime Safety HomePolice BlotterReported CrimesCity of SyracuseNorthSyracuseNorth cheap Colts jerseys Suburbs Oswego CountyEast Suburbs Madison CountyWest Suburbs Cayuga CountyCNY TrafficBack to Main MenuEntertainment HomeCNY RestaurantsMovies Times NewsCNY Events CalendarCNY Music SceneCNY Arts TheaterCNY FestivalsCNY Tickets on SaleTV News ListingsNew York State FairCelebrity NewsBack to Main MenuPhotos HomePhoto EssaysBuy Photo ReprintsYour PhotosBack to Main MenuVideos HomeNews VideosSports VideosHigh School Sports VideosEntertainment VideosLiving VideosWith only 68 slots available in the BigBig Colts jerseys cheap Dance, it is inevitable that a few coaches and players, fans, bloggers, pundits, et al. will feel that their team was unfairly spurned by the selection committee. This year, no one deserves to gripe more than SMU coach Larry Brown. The Hall of Famer hasn't had a single NCAA tournament victory since he won the whole thing with Kansas in 1988, and he'll have to wait at least another year after his team was relegated to NIT status.Here's a look at this year's top five biggest NCAA tournament snubs:1. SMU: Despite carrying a 23 9 overall record and a No. 25 ranking by The Associated Press into Selection Sunday, the Mustangs will be playing in the second tier NIT tournament. True, SMU had a soft non conference schedule, yet still managed to drop games to cellar dwellers like South Florida and Temple. And, yes, they did lose to Houston in the AAC tournament quarterfinals. But this is also a team that swept Connecticut in the regular season, while also defeating the likes of Cincinnati and Memphis. Plus, one of their losses was against a then unranked Virginia, which just claimed a No. 1 seed.They're simply too good for the NIT. And their exclusion from the NCAA field simply doesn't make sense.2. Cal: If only the Golden Bears had been able to carry that early momentum into the later portion of the season, they'd be on the right side of the tourney cusp. But alas, California stumbled down the stretch, losing five of its lastlast wholesale cheap Colts jerseys china seven, including a quarterfinal loss to Colorado in the Pac 12 tournament. With a subpar 19 13 record, along with a soft schedule in a relatively weak conference, the Golden Bears never had much of a shot. It's a shame too. They beat the likes of Arizona, Oregon and Stanford in the regular season; a surprise tourney run wouldn't have been out of the realm of possibility.3. Georgetown: There's certainly an argument to be made that the Hoyas were rightfully excluded from the NCAA tournament. But, as the pundits say, there's also the eye test. Playing in a better than you think Big East, Georgetown managed quality wins over Michigan State, Creighton and Kentucky en route toto Colts jerseys cheap a 17 14 overall record. They underachieved particularly during a brutal five game losing streak but they can play up (or down) to just about anybody and would have made an intriguing matchup.4. Green Bay: Ah, the cruel life of a small market, mid major team. The Phoenix posted a respectable 24 6 record and, like fellow snub SMU, beat Virginia in the regular season. But playing in the Horizon League, Green Bay had to know that its only shot for an NCAA bid was with a conference crown. And after Phoenix stars Keifer Sykes and Alec Brown both sustained injuries in a Horizon League semifinal loss to Milwaukee, Green Bay is left on the outside looking in.5. FSU: Like Georgetown, theythey wholesale jerseys Colts cheap underachieved, but Florida State should have made it into the field. On the one hand, the Seminoles' midseason stumbles left them with a 19 13 overall record. But they played in a competitive ACC, beat most of the teams that they were expected to, and put up impressive showings against Florida and Michigan. This selection is less about results and more about potential; the Seminoles would have been fun to watch in the tournament.

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