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Mountain West Conference seeking automatic BCS bid

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Diabeetus, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member


    Do they deserve it?
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    No, but as a peace offering the SEC will be forced to give the Mountain West its NCAA basketball automatic bid.
  3. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Do I hear a sue-y?

    And I don't mean no razorback.
  4. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    By adding Boise State, I think the Mountain West deserves an automatic bid.
    They won't get one, but they should.
  5. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    The Mountain West is adding Boise State?
  6. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    It's a topic they're discussing. Boise seems in favor of it, but the MWC doesn't if it doesn't mean they get a BCS bid (four home, four away in con play).
  7. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    A lot of teams have played in BCS games that haven't deserved it, so they'd fit right in. Some years it would look like a brilliant move; other years all it would do is create more complaining.
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    It's not the automatic bid that's the problem; it's the three-to-six other undeserving bids that suck.
  9. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Boise State tried to join the Mountain West a few years ago, but the conference chose TCU instead. Boise State has great football, but isn't very strong in most other sports and doesn't have a baseball team. I know the Mountain West wasn't too happy with Boise State's overall quality.
  10. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't be a problem this year.
  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Deserve ain't got nothin' to do with it.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    MWC deserves it more than the Big East or ACC. But it doesn't have the TV markets that drive the ratings that drive the money.
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