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Gonzaga could benefit if analytics becomes part of tourney criteria

Advanced metrics years ago found a role inside most college basketball programs. Next they could influence the way the NCAA tournament selection committee scrutinizes teams under consideration for the field of 68, considered a positive development for Gonzaga.

College Football Playoff committee will wait for Army-Navy game if necessary

The College Football Playoff selection committee will wait until after the Army-Navy game is played to complete the New Year’s Six bowl lineup if it determines the outcome of that game should be factored into the pairings. College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock told The Associated Press that only the bowl spots impacted by the Army-Navy game will be left open until after the game. Army and Navy traiditionally play the Saturday after the selection committee picks the teams to play in the national semifinals and helps fill open spots in four other marquee bowl games. Associated Press