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    Thoughts on CUSA's scheduling changes?


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    Curious as to see what everyone is thinking on this.

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    My first thought was, do whatever you want, the big dogs are still going to be the ones at the table when it matters.

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    I like it, partly because the new format is a bit of a "F you" to the selection committee.

    Don't know if I want it for the MVC, but maybe.
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    Perennial one-big leagues will remain that way regardless of how the scheduling shakes out, but for those leagues that usually have a second team that's on the bubble it may give them 5% more of a chance to make it. I applaud CUSA for thinking outside of the box and I see no realistic downside to trying it, but they're unfortunately really grasping at nothing here.

    This could have worked for the MVC when we were extremely top-heavy with Creighton and WSU...giving teams in the 3-5 ranking another crack or two at them...but at this point it doesn't really matter. Leagues like us and CUSA are one-bid leagues just praying to get a second team in every 3-5 years.

    The main problem here is...ANY conference loss for CUSA and the MVC is a bad loss. It doesn't matter to the selection committee who you lost to. They see no difference between Evansville as they do UNI or Illinois State.
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    Well, this seems like an interesting approach to scheduling. I like the way they will end the season. As far as the selection committee is concerned--ain't gonna make any difference. Shakespeare summed it up well--much ado about nothing.
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    Mid-Major conferences making scheduling changes to bolster RPI


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