SWAC or nothing, baby
one of these days it really should be our turn in Battle 4 Atlantis
Any chance the selection criteria" might be public info??
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"It is only when you do not have hope in a society that you join a suicide bomber team." - G.W. Bush, the hated President
"Life without Hope in Christ is spiritual suicide" - Cowpatty, a little stinker
Here are the three schools I want to see on next year's OOC schedule -
FGCU (please continue this series Coach)
USL makes a return trip to Ruston
Throw in 3/4 money games against A-5 schools
Then we will probably see 3/4 SWAC/MEAC/SLC
Then that leaves us three for a tourney
That gets us 14 OOC games with a OOC SOS in the neighborhood of 150-175 which is a vast improvement over prior years
''Don't be a bad dagh..."
I'd like to see Tech schedule some OOC games with some of these folks:
Missouri Valley Standings
TEAM CONF OVERALL Wichita State 13-1 23-4 Illinois State 13-1 21-5 Northern Iowa 8-6 13-12 Southern Illinois 7-7 14-13 Loyola-Chicago 6-8 16-11 Missouri State 6-8 15-12 Drake 5-9 7-19 Evansville 4-10 13-14 Indiana State 4-10 10-16 Bradley 4-10 9-18
Atlantic 10 Standings
TEAM CONF OVERALL VCU 10-2 20-5 Dayton 10-2 19-5 Richmond 9-3 15-9 Rhode Island 8-4 16-8 George Mason 7-5 17-8 St Bonaventure 7-5 15-9 La Salle 7-5 13-10 Davidson 5-7 12-11 George Washington 5-7 13-12 Fordham 4-8 10-15 Saint Louis 4-8 9-16 Massachusetts 3-9 13-12 Saint Joseph's 3-9 10-14 Duquesne 2-10 9-16
Colonial Athletic Association Standings
TEAM CONF OVERALL UNC Wilmington 11-3 22-5 Charleston 10-4 19-8 Towson 9-5 17-10 Elon 8-6 16-11 William & Mary 8-6 14-11 Northeastern 7-7 14-12 Hofstra 5-9 13-14 James Madison 5-9 7-20 Delaware 4-10 11-16 Drexel 3-11 9-18
Surely LA Tech can find 5 or 6 quality games against these teams.
The early tourneys are filling fast.
Good old Memorial Gym
And Tech is the only team in C-USA that can't schedule decent OOC games at home or at neutral sites. You'd think the C-USA office would help us out a little bit, especially since our record shows we are likely to have success at a tournament like B4A.
I wonder how tough it really is for us to get a decent basketball schedule - our OOC schedule has been absolute garbage the for a while now.
Next year... I don't think I will buy into a schedule like we have seen for the last several years.