I think they should have no bearing on the NCAA Tournament, other than resume boosters. But when 6-10 Liberty gets a bid while neither of the 12-4 teams that won games all conference slate don't get rewarded with a tourney bid, I feel sad. Single elimination tournaments are incredibly unjust. They are entertaining as he'll though.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."