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|Virginia Tech will miss the NCAA tournament yet again and coach Seth Greenberg is none too pleased.|
"[I'm] just disappointed. You almost wonder if someone in that room has their own agenda and that agenda doesn’t include Virginia Tech. Just plain and simple. I totally wonder it, if someone in that room has an agenda. The explanation was so inconsistent with the result that it was almost mind-boggling.
"I guess they even brought up our non-conference schedule. Kansas State, Purdue, Oklahoma State, UNLV, Penn State, St. Bonaventure that was supposed to be big and Mississippi State that was projected to win the SEC. I’d say that’s a pretty significant slate and challenge. So they must not have looked at it very closely. But I guess they did. I feel for these kids. Doesn’t take away from what we accomplished this year ... but it’s extremely disheartening. You would hate to think that politics would be involved, but it makes you wonder. [...]
"Probably another reason they need to open up that room, or at least give each and every school, ‘This is our criteria. This is what it’s going to be every year, and this is how we’re going to make choices.’ Because in the end, it isn’t that. There’s a human element to it. And that’s why you wonder, in that human element, if someone in that room has an agenda. Again, that’s just a question.”