MVC Bracket Buster Match Ups

The Ville

The Recruit Level
I thought the Bracketbuster games originated on the premise to help benefit the non bcs schools by aiding with tv time, higher rpi rankings and match comparable opponents to increase S.O.S.

A-10- RPI 7
(NOT PARTICAPATING)


MVC- RPI 8
ALL TEAMS

West Coast – RPI 12
St.Marys
Gonzaga (NOT PARTICAPATING)

Sunbelt – RPI 15 (NOT PARTICAPATING)
Guess it will hurt South Alabama and Western Kentucky chances of getting a bid


What benefit is there for MVC teams to play lesser competition at home or on the road? Few MVC bracket buster opponents are close in rpi rankings. Butler vs Drake is the most beneficial match up, which leans toward helping Butler and the Horizon league.

What is the benefit for ISU to play a team with a rpi rating of 50 rankings less? This does nothing to help with post season tournament goals. .

How about a Atlantic 10 vs MVC Challenge??
 
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Bluethunder

Hugh McAwesome
Supporter
The only problem with the A-10 v. MVC matchup is that the A-10 is not a force every year. We have something like 7 straight years of multiple bids to the Dance. There have been a couple of recent years where the A10 has been mediocre at best, and awful at worst. They have Xavier every year, and then throw in GW once in awhile and everyone else is an also ran. Dayton is good this year, but that is the first time in about five years they have been this strong, and Xavier tore them to pieces. Top to bottom, there are no Mid Major conferences that year in and year out match up to the MVC.
 
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