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So apparently the South Carolina men's basketball team was told they made the NCAA Tournament, then within minutes that changed. Per wistv.com...
quote:You can read more of this debacle here.
According to USC Athletics Director Ray Tanner, Frank Martin and the Gamecocks were notified by NCAA officials around 6:30 p.m. on March 13, the day of the NCAA Selection Show, that they had been invited to the NCAA Tournament, with a record of 24-8.
Ten minutes later, NCAA officials got in touch with South Carolina officials again and told them their invitation was a mistake, Tanner said. The NCAA Selection Committee instead selected the Vanderbilt Commodores.
USC officials say they were not notified Vandy had made the tournament instead of the Gamecocks.
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