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UNC AD 'generally a proponent' of 128-team hoops tournament

I was disappointed when we didn't get Cunningham for AD, but now I'm not so sure we didn't dodge a bullet. This reasoning seems self-evidently stupid. Comparing all of Division I to the top level of professional sports makes no sense. Adding another round of the tournament does real harm (increases the randomness making it more of a crap shoot) in exchange for no real benefit (first round matchups would vary from a typical first-round NIT matchup in the 16-17 / 15-18 games to typical early-season cupcake games in the 1-32 / 2-31 games). If anybody wanted to see Nebraska play Rhode Island in single elimination, they can watch the NIT. If they want to watch powers beat up nobodies in single elimination, they can watch the campus games of the preseason NIT. Whatever Cunningham's problem, the NIT is the solution

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