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Buzz Williams Calls Out NCAA: College Basketball World Reacts

Buzz Williams coaching Virginia Tech.

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: Head coach Buzz Williams of the Virginia Tech Hokies reacts to a play against the Saint Louis Billikens during their game in the First Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at SAP Center on March 22, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Buzz Williams and the Texas A&M Aggies opened up their NIT run with a convincing win over Alcorn State. But after the win, he had a strong statement for the NCAA.

Speaking to the media, an emotional Williams admonished the NCAA for not letting the Aggies into the NCAA Tournament. Williams pointed out that the only 4 teams that had more SEC wins than his team did made the NCAA Tournament as very high seeds.

The Aggies head coach said that the team is "completely devastated and heartbroken" over what happened. He called the selection process "obviously flawed" and that he believes the system is broken.

"The process is obviously flawed, and it is apparent that there is way more included that is unseen and unknown in the selection of the 36 at-large teams than what the public is made aware of,'' Williams said, via ESPN. "Until there is complete transparency and accountability, the system will stay broken and this will continue to happen.''

Basketball fans are praising Williams for boldly speaking out against the selection process. Fans of teams in the mid-majors can especially relate:

Not everyone fully supports Buzz Williams' statement though. Many have pointed out the nine out of 10 games they lost at one point in the season as the biggest reason that they got the short end of the stick.

Texas A&M went 20-11 in the regular season before winning three games in the SEC Tournament. They narrowly missed automatically qualifying with a loss to Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game.

With their resume, it certainly looks like the Aggies were an unfortunate snub. But if it weren't Texas A&M getting snubbed, someone else would have.

Does Buzz Williams have a point here?