A "comedy show" and "over-the-top insane" was how Ed Salmons, an assistant sports book director at the LVH Superbook, described it.
The arrangement wasn't even the sole issue, as oddsmakers were equally perplexed by the seedings themselves.
Louisville and Michigan weren't named No. 1 seeds, placing as low as No. 4, despite being considered top contenders to win it all.
Even though they are No. 1, Wichita State has been given 15-to-1 odds to win the championship game.
had given the Shockers 10-to-1, but promptly changed his
odds after seeing their placement in the Midwest.
called the selection committee a "bunch of frauds," while another Vegas oddsmaker felt the selection should be turned over to the bookmakers.