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NCAA basketball committee must trust schools for injury information
NCAA basketball committee must trust schools for injury information

The 10-person NCAA selection committee meeting at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis this week will use a myriad of analytic indexes — RPI, Sagarin, Kenpom — to help it seed the 68-school tournament field that will be announced Sunday. “The committee is very aware of everything,” Ron Wellman, chair of this year’s panel, said on a conference call Wednesday. When it comes to injuries, however, the committee must depend on trust. “We have to rely upon what the schools tell us,” Wellman, the athletic director at Wake Forest, said. “We don’t have a CIA operation here where we can go in the backdoor and find out information that they are...

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