Len Elmore on March Madness Basketball

Len Elmore, lecturer for the Master of Science in Sports Management and CBS college basketball analyst recently spoke with Ricardo A. Hazell of The Shadow League about this year’s upcoming March Madness tournament.

Elmore is particularly impressed by the amount of parity this year, with smaller programs in lesser-known conferences gaining more opportunities to reach the tournament:

“I think it’s wonderful. That’s part of the diversity of college sports....Some of my colleagues have said that parity is an empty word, but I don’t believe that. Talent has been distributed more evenly now than at any time in the history of the game. I think it’s great for college basketball, keeps the fans involved, and it helps fuel the intrigue that pops up every time March Madness comes around.”

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