The NCAA is in the very early stages of exploring making changes to its men’s basketball tournament. One idea that’s been batted around: expanding it to 96 teams. Here’s a simple suggestion: Stop exploring. Start doing.
Expanding the 65-team tournament—the NCAA’s universally beloved, crown-jewel property—is the biggest no-brainer in sports right now. Far bigger, even, than all the talk of imposing a playoff on college football.