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WeAreDBU

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Call me crazy, I'm indifferent to the NCAAT compared to the NIT right now.


Granted, I'm sure come February and early March, I'll be begging for us to make the Big Dance, but I think realistically we probably belong in the NIT field and could potentially grow more from going far in the NIT than getting embarrassed in the NCAA tournament. It would also give us a big chip on our shoulder to get snubbed, and come back furious next year, while returning essentially the entire team. I had a similar conversation with someone when our football team was a darkhorse candidate to make the playoffs - I basically said that despite the playoffs being most top teams' ultimate goals, I'd rather play and hopefully win at a decent bowl than to get the positive exposure of making the playoffs, only to get negative exposure by getting demolished. Just the way I see it.

[Post edited by WeAreDBU at 01/11/2018 3:49PM]

(In response to this post by HokieHigh)

Posted: 01/11/2018 at 2:29PM



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Once again this season is looking very ... -- HokieHigh 01/11/2018 12:49PM
  It really is. OOC schedule the cause currently. ** -- hoosnowahokie 01/12/2018 08:54AM
  ...not umpossible... very likely, maybe even our, ceiling. -- bourbonstreet 01/11/2018 8:48PM
  Ok, I’ll do it. You’re crazy! 😜 ** -- Hokie`79 01/11/2018 11:51PM
  0-1 in the NCAAT is better than winning the NIT -- hokeyhokie 01/11/2018 2:59PM
  Yep, the last NIT final I watched was in 1995 ** -- BROman Hokie 01/11/2018 4:16PM
  Disagree. I remember our two NIT championships -- CHEQM8 01/11/2018 3:25PM
  Yep - was a sophomore in high school when we won it in '73 -- Walkin` Willie 01/11/2018 3:54PM
  Agree ** -- VictoryTurkey 01/11/2018 3:30PM

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