Oklahoma makes March Madness as No. 10 seed

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Charles Barkley questioned the decision to selection committee chair Bruce Rasmussen.

The previous two seasons, Syracuse has run into - and lost to - CT in the NCAA tournament, in the national championship game in 2016 and the round of 32 in 2017.

Oklahoma's willingness to play tough teams and their good finish in the Big 12 were the main reasons why the Sooners made the tourney.

With a 16-14 overall record, the Lady Sooners head to the NCAA Women's Tournament with the worst winning percentage for a team in the tournament since 1983, when Monmouth got in with a 14-14 record.

The Rhode Island Rams (25-7) are coming from a 58-57 loss to Davidson in the final game of the A10 division.

If the Cowgirls get past their opening opponent, they would likely pair up against No. 1 seed Mississippi State.

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Oklahoma will go as far as Trae Young carries them, so it will try to see if he can carry it past a first-round game against Rhode Island.

Louisville, USC and Oklahoma State were among the biggest snubs from the dance. 11 Florida State at home but falling to Virginia and Miami on the road.

There were some pretty controversial snubs in this year's NCAA Tournament bracket, and now there's speculation that schools like the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were left out of the tournament due to their links to a major FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball. Oklahoma State beats West Virginia at West Virginia.

"I think it is a disgrace, I think it is an embarrassment, and it's a humiliation to what this tournament's about".

Disappointed? You bet I am. However, the Cowboys won the head-to-head battle 2-1, another important factor, and their win in the conference tournament could reasonably have been viewed as the trump card.

Fellow ESPN analyst Jay Bilas chimed in on First Take, Monday morning.

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