My colleague Jon Wilner explains why Cal — originally slated for a No. 11 seed — and Oregon both wound up in the No. 12 slot. It was a matter of logistics and how the NCAA selection committee settles those issues.
Click here for Jon’s blog post, including a 1 through 68 list of how the committee ranked the teams in the field. (In case you’re impatient, Cal ranked No. 42).