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Tournaments have big bracket impact

Updated: August 5, 2010, 4:23 PM ET
By Joe Lunardi

My colleague Andy Katz chimed in on some of the early-season tournament brackets here, so now here's my take -- with a twist. Here's a look at the tournaments with an eye toward the NCAA Tournament. What follows is one man's rankings of the tournaments in order of March bracket impact. The short version: There are plenty of opportunities for teams to boost their bid status early on. Here are the best.

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