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Published: Sunday, March 16 2014 8:10 p.m. MDT

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Danbury, CT

I love SMU, but they don't deserve to be in the NCAA's this year. Not over Pitt and FSU. They don't stand a chance against Oregon with Collinsworth out (or with him for that matter)."

Too bad bro, BYU got in. Sorry your team didn't! But, play a stronger schedule next time and maybe your fortunes will turn.

BYU is without Collinsworth but, they are also without Pac 12 officials and Oregon's home court with this one...


+1 William Wallace

River Falls, WI

re: motorbike

"Bottom line though, it's easy to see that RPI rewards teams far too much for simply playing (not winning) against tough out of conference opponents."

I agree with that. The problem with any single metric/rating system is that it will have inherent biases. Another example is BPI rewarding teams for wins over embarrassingly bad teams. I found it hilarious over the last few weeks that many Ute fans were littering BYU boards with talk of how BPI is so superior to RPI. Indeed, Utah ranked 10 points higher than BYU largely due to their laughable OOC schedule. Give three of their 300 and lower RPI wins to BYU and BYU's BPI would be higher.

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