Another bracket is playing out in the NCAA tournament, where the best of the best advance from one week to the next. Those left standing in this contest – as with Connecticut, Kentucky, Butler and VCU – are among the nation's best, too. Officials “advance” through the tournament similar to the teams in the field. The officials who work Saturday's national semifinals and Monday's championship game earned higher marks than their peers through the course of the regular season and the NCAA tournament.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter's Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.