I am sure you all have looked at the representation for the state tournaments coming up and generally I think it will work out, but 4A boys is going to be a mess. Right now we are potentially looking at 2 of the top 5 according the the MaxPreps rankings (which are being used to SEED the bracket once all teams are in) that will NOT be playing at all. District 5 only gets one bid...between Preston, Poky and Century. Again, all of those are top 5 teams according to MaxPreps. We could potentially see a 14+ ranked team in over #4. Crazy. I have no idea what the answer is here and what the fix is, and usually the system works out just fine (football I thought actually went the way it should, you saw top 5 teams all in the semis instead of a 1v2 in the first round) but in cases like this, someone is getting left out that should not only be there, but probably has a chance to win the whole thing. Any thoughts? What could be done? Do we have a committee? Expand the tournament? I know other states do home site first and second rounds based off rankings and THEN have a state "final four" experience like we currently have in place (which I think is a great experience). This would allow more teams in and you would most likely get the top 4 showing up. Just some thoughts!
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