A sour note to disrupt what has so far been the best of all Marchness:
What if the NCAA takes Virginia Commonwealth seriously as an object lesson?
By that I mean, here you've got the Rams, a play-in team that wouldn't have made Da Tournament had it not expanded to 68 teams this year, making the Final Four. What if they win it all?
(Don't laugh. I'm starting to think they're the best team left standing, given how they've absolutely hammered four of the five teams they've played).
If that happens, I could see the committee deciding this is the perfect justification to just go ahead and expand the Madness to 96 teams the way it wanted to originally.
In which case, VCU coach Shaka Smart goes from media darling to Darth Vader in a heartbeat. The Man Who Ushered In Chaos: That'll be his legacy.
Lose now, Shaka. There's still time to save yourself.