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Credit the Buffaloes for winning their inaugural Pac-12 tournament and an NCAA bid they were more worthy of a year ago. The Pac-12 was historically bad, however, so Colorado is more like an Ohio U. than a typical power conference champion. It seems to me that CU's title is more about the conference than the team.
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Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: