All signs are pointing toward an NCAA Tournament expansion to a 96-team format. Big Ten Commissioner and also the most powerful man in collegiate athletics was interviewed in USA Today earlier this week and admitted he believes it is going to happen. The NCAA's mouthpiece on this, Greg Shaheen, has insisted nothing is final, but the read-between-the-lines elements are in place. When Shaheen starts laying out the PR spin on "reduced travel time" and the bracket methodology that will take place within the same timeframe of the current Tourney window you know it is time.The implication is that this would happen next year, yet I've not seen definitive statements (yes, please send them to me) from any party laying out the timeline of the expansion. I have seen a total of one article that...

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