Wakeup Call: The 20 most essential tournament-related links you need to see

Alabama is entirely too happy to be in the 8/9 game, but who cares? Selection Sunday was awesome. (AP)

  • Did you miss the selection committee's unveiling of the seed list, 1-68? Peep it here. Can't believe N.C. State was so securely in.
  • No one will ever go 68 for 68 in predicting the committee's seeding, but props to this fella, who was the only one tracked by the Bracket Matrix to go perfect on the committee's selections.
  • Ken Pomeroy offers the odds on teams advancing in each round of the NCAAs.
  • Bilas, Nantz, Raftery and Johnson for the best announcer in college hoops. So who you got?
  • We're ditching music from now until the end of the season and going with great clips from this tournament and year's past instead. We need to get the buzzer-beating mojo going. But first, N.C. State's reaction to getting in.

Buzzer-beater mojo. I watched this in a post-surgery drug haze but still remember it. I had the 'Jays!

Finally, this massive graphic is so delightful.

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