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March Sadness

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    While I love the college game, I don't like seeing the big boys beat up the little boys. I propose a true tourney where all the big boys are lumped together and the little boys are lumped together. The winners are then paired for a true national championship. I think it could work.
  2. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    They already have that. It's called Division II. You never got that trophy for participation when you were 7 did you?
  3. boots

    boots New Member

    You could say its the NIT as well but I really think its time that the NCAA really examine it. There are so many Division I teams out there. Split the field. Give the little guys a true chance at earning a national title.
  4. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    It is a bit odd that there are 119 D-I football teams but 300 (I'm not sure the exact number) D-I basketball teams.
  5. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    They have. D-II, D-III, NAIA, etc., all crown national champs.

    The little guys you speak of want to be at the big boy table with UNC, UCLA and Florida. If they truly wanted to compete for a national championship and that was what was most important, they'd be D-II.
  6. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    The kids from Valpo, Hampton and anywhere else where they pulled a stunner or three, I'm sure while they're bummed about not winning a national title, they took home some great memories. On the biggest stage there is for college hoops.
  7. boots

    boots New Member

    Without getting into a long explanation, football is the bread winnner for many collegiate programs. However, there are many college programs that concentrate on basketball being the revenue bearer. It is that reason why I think a tournament featuring the big guys against the little guys would benefit everyone fairly.
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