View Single Post
Old 05-11-2004   #19
TheOgre
Hall of Fame
 
TheOgre's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Back in the cellar again
Posts: 3,739
Rep Power: 16 TheOgre was voted MVPTheOgre was voted MVPTheOgre was voted MVPTheOgre was voted MVP
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SESupergenius
And that's what's wrong the BCS, it limits the conferences, a purely monopolistic move that takes the fun out of watching an underdog. Whose to say that only these certain conferences get in while these don't. Whose to say that on down the road another conference can't be created and they will be left out in the cold. It smacks right into a free-market belief. This BCS coalition put a stranglehold on all the other conferences and lacks the appeal that March Madness has, a chance to root for the underdog and have a pure championship playoff. They've tried and tried to make it work and it just doesn't. It needs to be a playoff type tournament, not a "voting" system.

I would expand Speedy's to 32 or 64, because what ever argument was made to have the NCAA basketball tournament at 65, the same argument can be for any other sport, football included. No other systems exists like the BCS, there is a reason for that.
The NCAA tournament is slanted too. The big conferences get 6-7 team in while the mid-majors get 1 in and MAYBE 2. My proposal automatically gets in one of those teams from a non-BCS conference. My main gripe about a big playoff system is that you aren't getting the best team in the country, you are getting the hottest team at that moment. You could end up with a champ that has 3 losses. That is why I don't like the idea of a 16-team playoff. 4 or 8 would be better.
TheOgre is offline   Reply With Quote