Predetermined sites haven't boosted attendance

Updated: November 20, 2006, 6:34 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

The Division I women's basketball committee uses the phrase "we're trying to grow the game" a lot. Including when explaining why the committee has made some of the changes it has in the NCAA Tournament, especially concerning the first and second rounds.

Have the changes helped? Here's a look at the early rounds of the tournament over the last 12 years, since the field went to 64 teams in 1994. Many have suggested that more upsets make for a better tournament, although not everyone would ...

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