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Texas A&M basketball coach Buzz Williams explains his rant against NCAA Tournament selection committee

When Selection Sunday took place, Texas A&M being left out of the 68-team field was one of the more shocking decisions in the bracket due to a hot run the Aggies had at the end of the year. After the Aggies played their first NIT game, coach Buzz Williams made a statement over seven minutes long on why he felt his team should have been in the field. Williams explained his motivation behind that statement — which was criticized — on The Paul Finebaum Show.
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Buzz Williams preaches leadership after Texas A&M Aggies advance to NIT Championship

Texas A&M men's basketball moved on to the NIT Championship Game at Madison Square Garden in New York following Tuesday night's 72-56 win over Washington State. The Aggies, infamously excluded from the NCAA Tournament after winning three games in the SEC Tournament to reach the final, will play for an NIT championship against Xavier, an 84-77 winner over St. Bonaventure in the doubleheader opener.
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Texas A&M men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams earned his 300th win at a unique point in his career. His Aggies claimed a 75-60 win over Oregon in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Saturday at Reed Arena. Williams’ milestone victory comes nearly a week removed from playing four games in four days and narrowly missing out on an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.
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NCAA Tournament 2022: Bracketologist claps back at Texas A&M basketball coach Buzz Williams' rant about snub

Every year, the NCAA Tournament selection committee makes multiple decisions either in seeding or the actual teams in the field that sparks controversy. This season, Texas A&M's exclusion from March Madness after the Aggies' late-season run was perhaps the most surprising and questionable choice made by the committee — coach Buzz Wiliams' team was not even the first one out of the field. Williams opened his postgame press conference after A&M's win over Alcorn State in the NIT this week with a long speech about the Aggies' NCAA Tournament resume, and famed bracketologist Joe Lunardi did not take kindly to it.
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ESPN’s Joe Lunardi responds to criticism from Buzz Williams

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi has jumped into the debate over whether or not Texas A&M should have made the NCAA Tournament field. Aggies coach Buzz Williams gave an emotional statement after Tuesday’s NIT win summarizing his frustrations with the team’s exclusion from the NCAA Tournament. In the nearly eight-minute statement, which Texas A&M shared on social media, Williams said it “defies logic” that Texas A&M was excluded from the field of 68. The Aggies coach added that he had lost “all respect and faith in the system and those that are in it” after trying and failing to receive some sort of explanation for his team’s omission.
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