Scheduling for success: Work on making the tournament starts before the ball is tipped

Shortly after Oklahoma was picked as one of 36 at-large selections for the NCAA tournament, hall of fame broadcaster Dick Vitale unleashed a furious rant.

Before pleading the popular case that giving OU the nod over Oklahoma State is a “disgrace”, an “embarrassment,” and a “humiliation to what this tournament is about,” Vitale asked for someone to explain the decision.

To do that requires going