NCAA President Says Committee Will ‘Start Talking’ About Basketball Tournament Expansion

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Sports Illustrated

By Pat Forde HOUSTON — New NCAA president Charlie Baker is commuting between the women’s and men’s Final Fours this weekend. After being in Dallas Friday night, he popped in for a brief, impromptu conversation with the media here Saturday afternoon. Baker riffed on a few of the hot-button topics in college sports: basketball tournament expansion; the women’s tourney as an independent revenue source; Name, Image and Likeness legislation; transfer rates; and more. On potential tournament expansion beyond the current 68 teams: “That committee has been remarkably successful managing this tournamen…

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