68-team tournament approved
INDIANAPOLIS -- The road to the Final Four will have a new look next season.
On Thursday, the NCAA's board of directors approved expansion from 65 to 68 teams and endorsed a proposal to add three more opening-round games to the schedule. The board also approved new rules governing concussions and may sanction schools that do not comply.
It's only the second time in a quarter-century the NCAA has increased the number of teams competing for the men's national championship.
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