Mar 22, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Loyola Ramblers guard Marques Townes (5) celebrates after defeating the Nevada Wolf Pack in the semifinals of the South regional of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
This makes it even more difficult for mid-majors to put together a résumé that will impress the committee.
HARTFORD, CT – MARCH 11: Semi Ojeleye #33 of the Southern Methodist Mustangs celebrates after the Mustangs defeat the Bearcats 71-56 in the championship game of the AAC Basketball Tournament at the XL Center on March 11, 2017 in Hartford, Connecticut.(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)