USU athletics director Barnes named to March Madness selection committee

Utah State University athletics director Scott Barnes will have a large say in who gets into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in the future.Barnes apparently has been selected as a new member of the selection committee,

<a href=”http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/dickvitale/news/story?id=4946551″>ESPN’s Dick Vitale reported Friday.</a>

“Congrats to the newest members of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee. SMU Athletic Director Steve Orsini and Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes both received five-year committee appointments that begin Sept. 1, 2010,” Vitale wrote in his “Roundball Chatter” column.Barnes was unavailable for comment on the matter Friday afternoon.

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